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Why I won't recommend Signal anymore - Sander Venema. One of the things I do is cryptography and infosec training for investigative journalists who have a need to keep either their sources and communications confidential so they can more safely do their work in the public interest.

Why I won't recommend Signal anymore - Sander Venema

Often they work in places which are heavily surveilled, like Europe, or the United States. Ed Snowden’s documents explain a thing or two about how the US intelligence apparatus goes about its day-to-day business. They sometimes also work in places in the world where rubber hose cryptanalysis is more common than in say the U.S. or Europe.

Which is why crypto tools alone are not the Alpha and the Omega of (personal) security. This requires careful consideration of what to use when, and in what situation. How to Bypass VPN Blocks - A Guide - BestVPN.com. In this article, I discuss ways to bypass VPN blocks.

How to Bypass VPN Blocks - A Guide - BestVPN.com

Using a VPN is a great way to beat internet censorship. Under normal circumstances, all you need do is connect to a VPN server located somewhere that is not censored, and ta da! Qubes OS Project. Orbot: Mobile Anonymity + Circumvention – The Guardian Project. Orbot is a free proxy app that empowers other apps to use the internet more securely.

Orbot: Mobile Anonymity + Circumvention – The Guardian Project

Orbot uses Tor to encrypt your Internet traffic and then hides it by bouncing through a series of computers around the world. Tor is free software and an open network that helps you defend against a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential business activities and relationships, and state security known as traffic analysis. Chat and calligraphie app. Encrypted chat and call app Signal is coming to Android six months after it was first released on iOS.

chat and calligraphie app

Developer Open Whisper Systems is rolling together two of its existing apps — TextSecure and RedPhone — over the coming days, combining the former's text chat capabilities with the latter's calling functions in one new app. As with the iOS version, any text, video, or image coming from the Android version of Signal is encrypted before it leaves your phone, meaning that Open Whisper can't see what you're sending.

RedPhone users will be prompted to download the new Signal app, while TextSecure users will simply need to install an update that keeps the same private chat capabilities as the previous app, also adding RedPhone's ability to make and receive secure calls. The new app means that Android and iOS users will be able to send encrypted messages back and forth to each other across the OS divide using Signal, although a promised desktop app has yet to materialize. 6 simple tools to protect your online privacy (and help you fight back against mass surveillance) Faced with the enormous power of agencies such as the NSA and GCHQ, it can feel like there is little we can do to fight back.

6 simple tools to protect your online privacy (and help you fight back against mass surveillance)

However, there are some great ways you can take control of your private communications online. The six tools below, which have been designed with security in mind, are alternatives to the regular apps and software you use. They can give you more confidence that your digital communications will stay private. Note: No tool or means of communication is 100% secure, and there are many ways that governments are intercepting and collecting our communications. If you're an activist or journalist, you should use these tools as part of a comprehensive security plan, rather than on their own. How to Protect Your Privacy from Facebook's Graph Search.

Facebook has launched a new feature—Graph Search—that has raised some privacy concerns with us.

How to Protect Your Privacy from Facebook's Graph Search

Graph Search allows users to make structured searches to filter through friends, friends of friends, and strangers. This feature relies on your profile information being made widely or publicly available, yet there are some Likes, photos, or other pieces of information that you might not want out there. Since Facebook removed the ability to remove yourself from search results altogether, we've put together a quick how-to guide to help you take control over what is featured on your Facebook profile and on Graph Search results. Vie privée : le guide pour rester anonyme sur Internet. 8 VPN testés pour surfer anonymement: IPVanish, HideMyAss, VPNTunne... En partenariat avec Nikon et PNY, Les Numériques et Focus Numérique privatisent la vague à surf de Cergy le vendredi 19 juillet.

8 VPN testés pour surfer anonymement: IPVanish, HideMyAss, VPNTunne...

Surf, explications d'un photographe de sport professionnel, mise à disposition d'appareils photo... : inscrivez-vous vite, les places sont limitées à 30 (les abonnés Premium sont prioritaires) ! Rendez-vous sur Paris avec l'équipe photo des Numériques (Arthur, Bruno et Morgane), gare du Nord, ou directement sur place. Une participation de 8 € est demandée, pour éviter les réservations inutiles. Petit manuel du parfait cyberdissident chinois. Face au Great Firewall qui filtre le web chinois, les cyberdissidents se saisissent des outils à disposition : VPN, proxy et autres ne sont pas de trop pour contourner les 30 à 40000 policiers qui surveillent la toile en Chine !

Petit manuel du parfait cyberdissident chinois

Tant qu’on n’a pas été dans un Etat ennemi d’Internet, on ne mesure pas ce que c’est. La censure exercée par le régime chinois sur la Toile est la plus intense qui soit au monde, et elle se vérifie très vite. Une fois en Chine, essayez donc de taper ‘Falun gong’ dans le moteur de recherche ‘Google’ par exemple. Vous arriverez sur une page blanche. Free Your Android. Loi Renseignement : la boîte à outils pour apprendre à protéger votre vie privée en chiffrant vos données et communications. Nous sommes le soir du mardi 5 mai, et c’est un jour funeste pour la démocratie.

Loi Renseignement : la boîte à outils pour apprendre à protéger votre vie privée en chiffrant vos données et communications

La France s’était autoproclamée « pays des Lumières » parce qu’il y a 250 ans notre pays éclairait l’Europe et le monde grâce aux travaux philosophiques et politiques de Montesquieu, qui prônait la séparation des pouvoirs, et de Voltaire et Rousseau.