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Torrent search giant encrypts visitor information

Kickasstorrents, one of the world’s largest torrent search sites, has announced that it is now forcing SSL encryption for all visitors, meaning that it’s now much, much harder for internet service providers, copyright lobby groups and any government agencies to snoop on the downloading habits of visitors. There are other …

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Over 300,000 servers still vulnerable to Heartbleed bug

More than 300,000 servers are still vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug as websites aren’t bothering to patch it up. So far, only 9000 servers were patched last month, leaving behind plenty of vulnerable servers. We’ve known about Heartbleed for a while now, since security researcher, Robert David Graham, warned the Internet …

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EU and US encrypted internet traffic booming

It was bound to happen in the wake of the Snowden revelations last year, that let us all know just how much our goverments and others were keeping tabs on us, but we’re only starting to see the data for the trend shift now. In a report by Sandvine, encrypted …

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US government shutdown causing web security issues

If you thought the shutdown of drug marketplace the Silk Road was an indication that the US authorities remain on the ball despite their government technically shutting down due to a disagreement over the budget, think again. Thanks to employees not being able to do their job properly, SSL certifications …

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