VPNs are vulnerable to what is called a “port fail” according to Perfect Privacy, which can expose users’ IP addresses. The VPN provider published a blog post last week, which detailed the vulnerability in VPNs that use port forwarding and are based on protocols like OpenVPN, IPSec, or PPTP.
Torrenting is an immensely popular P2P platform, which according to recent studies, contributes to nearly half of the total online traffic across the globe. Typically, a torrent user on a torrent client uses 90 percent of the bandwidth than an average user who spends the same time on web browsing or for streaming small audio Read More
Users of the popular BitTorrent client uTorrent recently discovered that the program had been installing software on their machines that utilized any idle CPU power on their computers to mine for Litecoin.
Last week an executive from Canadian cable provider and ISP Rogers suggested the banning of VPNs at an industry conference in Toronto, which the ISP has since denied.
In more news about Sony this week that should make everyone say “Well, duh”, this Saturday the North Korean government issued a statement which categorically denied all involvement with the recent attack on the movie studio’s servers.
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Activists fended off efforts in the 1990s to put an end to Internet encryption or give the US government ways around it, but a bigger battle is brewing now: net neutrality. ISPs have been violating net neutrality rules over the years, but there has been minimal to no evidence against them. In the comments submitted Read More
Joining the likes of SilentCircle and BlackBerry Messenger, the developers behind BitTorrent announced their plans to release a new, encrypted desktop application which will allow multiple parties to communicate across covert lines in response to the NSA revelations of the past year. A leader in personal privacy and the rights of the average user, BitTorrent Read More
As if we didn’t already have enough on our privacy plates. The new patent, awarded to the company on Friday, enables them to keep detailed records of anyone and everyone on their network who might be using popular filesharing protocols such as Bittorrent, Usenet, and other related streaming services available from dozens of different corners Read More
It hasn’t been all bad since the leaks, you know. While the US and United Kingdom government scramble to cover their tracks and figure out a new plan of attack or way ahead, companies like BitTorrent are raking new users in by the dozen with their Sync service. Lavabit is surging in popularity ever since Read More