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CIA Caught Snooping on Senate in Spying Scandal

This Wednesday, the New York Times reported that the CIA had allegedly hacked its way into the computers and internal networks of the US Senate Intelligence committee, in an effort to find out just how much they knew about the agency’s questionable treatment and detention practices of known terror suspects in Cuba. “The committee determined Read More

PureVPN Speed Test

These tests were done on a 102.11bg Wireless connection, using a TP-Link FFC875 router. Our base connection was through Comcast Cable Communications,  routed via the OpenVPN TCP/PPTP protocol, using a server located in Berkeley, California. The setup sequence for PureVPN was a breeze, and although we did have a few issues specifying the exact server we Read More

IPVanish Speed Test

These tests were done on a 102.11bg Wireless connection, using a TP-Link FFC875 router. Our base connection was through Comcast Cable Communications, routed via the OpenVPN TCP/PPTP protocol, using a server located in Berkeley, California. I was surprised with the results from IPVanish, as they regularly advertise themselves as one of the “fastest options around”. Although Read More