Ipredia OS for anonymous browsing and communications Ipredia OS is a Fedora based Linux operating system for anonymous web browsing, email, chat and file sharing, unlike similar projects like Tails and Liberte Linux based on tor, Ipredia anonymity takes root around the I2P anonymous network, with websites and services only accessible through an i2p proxy tunnel. The distribution can be downloaded with the Gnome or LXDE desktop, I tested the LXDE version because it is best for a live CD since it is lightweight and it should load quicker, there is the option to install Ipredia OS in your hard drive and some people might prefer the Gnome desktop for that. The operating system includes all of the basic applications an average computer user needs. Anonymous operating system Ipredia OS Anonymous live CD Ipredia OS Visit Ipredia OS homepage
BBC Nature - Wildlife stocktake highlights UK's most threatened species 22 May 2013Last updated at 08:23 By Ella Davies Reporter, BBC Nature A stocktake of UK nature suggests 60% of animal and plant species studied have declined in the past 50 years. The State of Nature report, compiled by 25 wildlife organisations - from the RSPB to the British Lichen Society - collates assessments of 3,148 species. Access Any Website Or Forum Without Registering Visit any forum or website to find something useful and they will ask you to register. Every time a forum asks me to register, I simply close the site. You would probably do the same. But this time, lets face it. Domestic Surveillance Reform Revelations of the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of Americans’ records and reliance on secret law and secret courts have made clear the need for reform of surveillance law immediately. The Intelligence Oversight and Surveillance Reform Act - introduced by U.S. Senators Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Mark Udall (D-Colo.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), and Rand Paul (R-Ky) - will preserve constitutional liberties while maintaining the government’s ability to protect national security. It will amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act to end dragnet domestic surveillance and other unjustified intrusions on Americans’ constitutional rights, make improvements to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC), and provide for greater transparency from government entities and the private sector. WATCH: Wyden, Mark Udall, Blumenthal, & Paul Unveil Bipartisan Surveillance Reform Bill What Does the Intelligence Oversight and Surveillance Reform Act do?
Google’s Spymasters Are Now Worried About Your Secrets A recent article in The Wall Street Journal by Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, “The Dark Side of the Digital Revolution,” makes for very scary reading. It is not so much because of what he and co-author Jared Cohen, the director of Google Ideas, have to say about how dictators can use new information technology to suppress dissent; we know those guys are evil. What is truly frightening is that the techniques of the totalitarian state are the same ones pioneered by so-called democracies where commercial companies, like Google, have made a hash of the individual’s constitutionally guaranteed right to be secure in his or her private space. Shutterstock photo of secrets. The dictators, mired in more technologically primitive societies, didn’t develop the fearsome new implements of control of the National Security State.
Most popular VMWare Virtual Appliances for IT Administrators Updated on September 23, 2009: Please review the updated list of virtual appliances. You may also be interested in reviewing virtual appliances for Security. The original post has been retained as a historical reference. The download links for most of the appliances in the following table no longer work since VMware has revamped the Appliance Marketplace. Thanks Life At Cobble Hill Farm: Chicken Coop 101: Thirteen Lessons We've Learned You can make a chicken coop from just about anything. I've seen rabbit hutches, tool sheds, and portions of barns turned into areas for chickens. But is the coop functional? If you're lucky enough to start from scratch, here are a few things we've learned you might want to take into consideration.
Tools for Reading and Editing Exif Data of Photographs Most digital camera record and save EXIF data with every photograph. Learn about tools that can help you view and edit Exif tags of your photographs. When you capture a photograph with your digital camera, the camera will not only store the current date and time into the image file but even the camera settings. The information that is recorded by the camera into the photograph may include details about the camera model itself, the lens that was used, shutter speed, aperture, focal length and so on. Some modern digital cameras and camera phones are GPS enabled and they can therefore save even the location co-ordinates (latitude and longitude) with the photographs. All this “metadata” is embedded into photographs using the standard Exif format that can easily be read by most image editing programs as well as online photo sharing websites like Flickr and Picasa Web Albums.
NSA Reform Bill Comes From Bipartisan Group Of Senators A bipartisan group of senators announced a comprehensive surveillance reform bill on Wednesday, but their effort may encounter resistance from the powerful Intelligence Committee chairwoman, who steadfastly supports the National Security Agency. The legislation "expresses our bipartisan view of what Congress must do to enact real, not cosmetic, intelligence reform," said Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), a member of the Intelligence Committee.
Hide Secret Messages in Facebook Photos With This Chrome Extension It's no secret that Facebook isn't the best place for keeping secrets. Owen Campbell-Moore, a computer science student at Oxford University, designed a method to encrypt secret messages inside photos on the social networking site. It's called Secretbook — essentially, it's a Google Chrome extension that uses JPEG Steganography to encode data into photos by making virtually imperceptible changes to the image. The message is hidden in the digital makeup of the picture, not its pixels, so it's comparable to digital invisible ink.
IT Career Paths - A Guide to Credentials and Certifications If you love technology, then the IT field can offer a number of opportunities and areas to specialize in. As you hone in on your skills, you can validate your knowledge by advancing up the certification ladder to achieve new career heights. Whatever path you choose, we'll help you figure out the right steps to take. The certification guides listed below illustrate the different certification paths from tech companies and organizations in core technical areas including storage, networking and security as well as project management, big data, mobility, and a lot more. From entry-level to architect credentials, each certification guide will walk you through the offerings from the sponsoring organization, whether it's a company, like Microsoft, or a vendor-neutral organization, like CompTIA. We also include information on certification requirements, training options, and advice on which credentials go well with others.
From The Times A headteacher who showed that schoolchildren could achieve higher marks in tests by taking them in 20-minute bursts plans to introduce a timetable that will give teenagers a two-hour lie-in. Paul Kelley, head of Monkseaton High School, North Tyneside, has asked the governors to approve a timetable starting at 11am. He said that depriving teenagers of sleep could have an impact on not only their learning but also their mental and physical health. Research suggested that teenagers' brains were wired differently to those of adults and worked two hours behind adult time, he said. Onion Pi Pack w/Large Antenna - Make a Raspberry Pi Tor Proxy ID: 1406 - $94.95 Want something more compact? We suggest our compact Onion Pi model, it still has great range, but will take up less space! Feel like someone is snooping on you? Browse anonymously anywhere you go with the Onion Pi Tor proxy. Using this pack of parts and a free weekend you can build a project that uses a Raspberry Pi, a USB WiFi adapter and Ethernet cable to create a small, low-power and portable privacy Pi. After it's built, using it is easy-as-pie.