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China tightens 'Great Firewall' internet control with new technology China appears to be tightening its control of internet services that are able to burrow secretly through what is known as the "Great Firewall", which prevents citizens there from reading some overseas content. Both companies and individuals are being hit by the new technology deployed by the Chinese government to control what people read inside the country. A number of companies providing "virtual private network" (VPN) services to users in China say the new system is able to "learn, discover and block" the encrypted communications methods used by a number of different VPN systems. China Unicom, one of the biggest telecoms providers in the country, is now killing connections where a VPN is detected, according to one company with a number of users in China. VPNs encrypt internet communications between two points so that even if the data being passed is tapped, it cannot be read.

The Reluctant Prepper: Fire Logs Ok, I took a little time off from the blog to catch up on life. Now I’m back. After watching the latest episode of Doomsday Preppers, I was struck by the use “fire bricks” by one of the featured prepper families. Using old paper to make fire “logs” or “bricks” has been around for sometime and in Europe is still very popular. The crux of it is that you take old paper, such as newspaper, shredded paper, etc., soak it a day or two. 5 Best VPN Software For Windows 10 User Ratings: [Total: 0 Average: 0/5] Here’s a list of 5 best VPN software for Windows 10 which you can use to hide your identity and protect your privacy online when browsing the web. VPN stands for virtual private network and is basically an upgrade over proxies because on average they offer greater stability and improved browsing speeds.

Top 15 free VPN for secure Anonymous Surfing An updated version of this post is available here. We will talk about free VPNs today which are used for secure Anonymous Surfing, hiding real IP address, Bypass geographical blocks, Bypass ISP Blocking for VOIP Applications like Skype. So, what is VPN i.e. Virtual Private Network.

20+ Free VPN Tools for Anonymous Internet Surfing or Browsing Free VPN tools protect your online identity by securing all web transactions that you do while shopping, filling out forms, and downloads through HTTPS protocol and thus making your identity invisible to third party websites and ISP’s. These anonymous browsing tools keep you anonymous for your entire web session and protect your passwords, credit card numbers, from hackers or network snoopers. Below is a list of 20 tools that creates a virtual private network (VPN) between your laptop or iPhone and Internet gateway. The impenetrable tunnel created by VPN tools prevents snoopers, hackers, ISP’s, from viewing your web browsing activities, instant messages, downloads, credit card information or anything else you send over the network. 1) Free VPN by WSC

The Dirty Secret About Robots.txt and Why They Don't Block Bots UPDATED: Per many requests, we’ve added a graph of one client’s legitimate and malicious web traffic. UPDATED: Many people from the IT community know the limits of Robots.txt. But because of the sheer number of companies (big & small) we’ve spoken with, who thought robots.txt protected them from malicious robots, we thought we’d write this post. Why the World Will End in 2012 What do 2012, the movie, the more than 100 end-of-the-Mayan-calendar obsessed 2012 books currently available on , the Islamic notion of the 12th Imam, early Christianity, the Native American Ghost Dance movement, Japan's Aum Shinrikyo Movement, Seventh Day Adventism, and the climate change movement have in common? They are all end of the world movements. They all preach apocalypse. But why is the vision of apocalypse so compelling?

Hearing test detecting high frequencies - INSIDER Have you ever feared that your hearing might not be in tip-top shape anymore because of all the music you blast from your earbuds? Well this test can show the relative "age" of your hearing as well as the damage you've done to your ability to detect high frequencies. To make sure you hear the sounds perfectly, make sure to: Be in a quiet environmentHave a strong internet connectionWear high quality over-the-ear headphones 11 Free VPN Services List for US, UK, China, Germany Sites - Best VPN service, Free VPN Client, Free Online VPN, Free VPN Software VPN (Virtual Private Network) is a way of secure and reliable communication between some restricted sites and remote users. This is applicable for companies operating in different geographical locations with loads of employees working from home, different offices etc. In that case, employees may use VPN tunnel to access their company’s website or portal to access the data. Now this secure and reliable service or way of communication can be used to access some blocked sites as well. (Image Credit networkelements) For example, If you are not able to open twitter, Hulu, Pendora or Windows Live or restricted sites on your office desktop or laptop, then you may use a VPN service and open that without any problem.

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