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This week's technology news - 27th March 2015

Are you really YOU online?

Cifas have published Fraudscape, their annual survey of 277,000 fraud cases from 245 members spanning a range of UK sectors.  With cyber security issues topping the chart of risks for business in 2014/15, ID fraud is becoming the largest emerging threat as cyber criminals turn their attention to using other people’s identifies or creating new false identities, as increased vigilance by business and consumers has begun a decline in accounts being hacked or taken over.  1,419 more words

MSP Weekly News

British secret police spying on Parliament

This video from London, England says about itself:

Labour MP Paul Flynn asks about the criminality of GCHQ and the British government on spying on people…

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Human Rights

My Week with Snowden - Citizenfour (2014)

Time to get paranoid.  This is a documentary about Edward Snowden, a security consultant who is responsible for leaking classified information from the NSA to the mainstream media in June of 2013.   426 more words

Review

Secure your information with a passphrase

A passphrase is like a password, but longer and more secure. In essence, it’s an encryption key that you memorize. Once you start caring more deeply about your privacy and improving your computer security habits, one of the first roadblocks you’ll run into is having to create a passphrase.

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NSA

Senator Saxby Chambliss Visits My Classroom

On Monday, March 23, former Senator Saxby Chambliss visited my U.S. National Security class to speak about his career and the future of American politics. … 616 more words

Edward Snowden