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China VPN Ban Finally Here: What Does it Mean?

We take a look at at the situation in China now that the government has stopped turning a blind eye to VPN use and banned it.

Ben Dickson
Ben Dickson29 Mar 2018  ·  7 mins read
FISA Mass Surveillance - Why Is This A Problem
Why Americans Should Care About FISA Mass Surveillance

The US government has voted to extend FISA mass surveillance laws by another six years. Find out what this means.

Phil Muncaster
Phil Muncaster18 Jan 2018  ·  5 mins read
FCC Net Neutrality Vote - Ajit Pai
What Happens if FCC Votes to Kill off Net Neutrality?

Despite zero public support the FCC is set to vote through a plan to repeal net neutrality. Find out what this means for you.

Ben Dickson
Ben Dickson11 Dec 2017  ·  5 mins read
US Customs Social Media Checks
Will Snooping Social Media Make US Borders Safer?

US customs can now demand your passwords and snoop through your social media and personal devices. Is it worth it?

Ben Dickson
Ben Dickson1 Nov 2017  ·  7 mins read
Australia Encryption Stupid
Australia on Encryption: "I'm with Stupid"

Australia is following in the foolish footsteps of the UK in trying to undermine encryption in a misguided bid to fight terrorism.

Claire Broadley
Claire Broadley27 Oct 2017  ·  4 mins read
Snoopers Charter Court Challenge Privacy International
Privacy Advocates Right to Challenge Hacking Powers

Privacy activists and seven ISPs are taking the government to court over its ability to hack the British public en masse.

Phil Muncaster
Phil Muncaster10 Oct 2017  ·  6 mins read
Healthcare Cybersecurity
Healthcare Cybersecurity Must Be Prioritized Now

The NHS shutdown by Wannacry showed us how disruptive cyberattacks can be on critical public services.

Paul Newham
Paul Newham2 Oct 2017  ·  6 mins read
Can You Trust Whatsapp?
Can You Really Trust Whatsapp with Your Secrets?

Should you trust Whatsapp? It may offer end-to-end encryption but there are question marks over the Facebook-owned app.

Claire Broadley
Claire Broadley26 Sep 2017  ·  3 mins read
Cyberattacks on Key Infrastructure
Infrastructure Cyberattack Prevention the Priority

The biggest UK threat from cyberspace is a power grid meltdown, grounded planes or even disruption of our financial system.

Phil Muncaster
Phil Muncaster13 Sep 2017  ·  7 mins read
Dreamhost vs MoJ Anti-Trump Website IP Address Demand
Trump Protester Data Demand: Analysis

The message is clear: your browsing history will be used against you. We must all take steps to protect our own.

Simon Migliano
Simon Migliano16 Aug 2017  ·  4 mins read