Archive for the 'privacy' Category

[wikileaks ]PRISM – DHS PRISM 2004 – Requirements for Installation (original doc)

Saturday, June 8th, 2013

original PRISM docs from wikileaks

[wikileaks ]PRISM – DHS PRISM 2004 – Requirements for Installation (original doc)

Saturday, June 8th, 2013

original PRISM docs from wikileaks

[wikileaks ]PRISM – DHS PRISM 2004 – Requirements for Installation (original doc)

Saturday, June 8th, 2013

original PRISM docs from wikileaks

respawn_redux [presistent cookies based on If-Modified or Etag headers]

Saturday, August 20th, 2011

An article that describes a method to create a permanent cookie based on If-Modified and Etag HTTP headers. Currently this is used in “the wild” by several banner and add networks. The method is possible because of the simplified implementation of …

respawn_redux [presistent cookies based on If-Modified or Etag headers]

Saturday, August 20th, 2011

Dropbox Lack of Security – Miguel de Icaza

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

“This announcement means that Dropbox never had any mechanism to prevent employees from accessing your files, and it means that Dropbox never had the crypto smarts to ensure the privacy of your files and never had the smarts to only decrypt the files f…

Schneier on Security: A Revised Taxonomy of Social Networking Data

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

social network user data categorization by Bruce Schneier (useful)

Panopticlick | How unique is your browser?

Monday, May 17th, 2010

a project from Electronic Frontier Foundation. Tests your web browser’s signature by checking user-agent string, browser plug-ins, HTT_ACCEPT, etc

The Volokh Conspiracy » Blog Archive » Eleventh Circuit Decision Largely Eliminates Fourth Amendment Protection in E-Mail 

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

excellent article that covers recent 11th-circut decision about privacy protection of email communications and possible implications.