UK PM wants to read all communication

After the recent tragedy in France that left 12 dead, the Charlie Hebdo incident has been used as a catalyst to revive topics surrounding online communications. In the United Kingdom, Prime Minister David Cameron has called for tougher laws in the wake of the attacks to allow...

Wi-Fi safety while travelling in Bulgaria

Virtual Private Networks have a multitude of purposes, in many cases readers like to use them solely for accessing content that isn’t available in their country, either due to having a liking for content from abroad or from moving location and wanting to keep up with programming...

Netflix start blocking VPN users

Netflix are the latest company to follow the Hulu route and have rolled out blocks against some VPN providers. The blocks appear to target certain IP ranges and while one server on one VPN company finds itself blocked, other servers are still working and available. How this...

India blocks more than 30 ‘jihadi’ websites

The Indian government has angered citizens of India with the fresh blocking of more than 30 websites that they claim are promoting “jihadi” activities. Sites blocked initially included many well known websites that are accessed worldwide such as video streaming site Vimeo and Github amongst others. The internet in...

OpenVPN Technologies Inc. Fixes Major DoS Vulnerability

In November 2014, Dragana Damjanovic alerted OpenVPN Technologies of a major Denial of Service (DoS) vulnerability that can disrupt the servers to hundreds of VPN service providers who use the OpenVPN software. The apparent vulnerability has been present in the software since 2005 in affected versions 2.x...

Access GMail in China

GMail from Google has been blocked for quite some time in China but fresh reports now reveal that as recently as Friday 26th December 2014 that the mail system accessed via alternative methods is now completely blocked. Accessing GMail in China has always been a more complicated...