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How to build your own VPN if you’re (rightfully) wary of commercial options

(Source: arstechnica.com)

In the wake of this spring’s Senate ruling nixing FCC privacy regulations imposed on ISPs, you may be (even more) worried about how your data is used, misused, and abused. 1,289 more words


Mexican TV Is Interfering with Rural Broadband in California

Across the country, 41 percent of Indigenous peoples living on reservations don’t have access to fixed high-speed internet, according to the Federal Communications Commission’s most recent report. 57 more words


Sentencing ISP

Tougher penalties proposed for carrying a knife

BBC news October 2016

The Sentencing Council for England and Wales says it wants sentences to be longer for knife crimes and to recognise public concern amid a rise in recorded knife offences. 349 more words


New FinFisher surveillance campaigns: Are internet providers involved?

New surveillance campaigns utilising FinFisher, infamous spyware known also as FinSpy and sold to governments and their agencies worldwide, are in the wild. Besides featuring technical improvements, some of these variants have been using a cunning, previously-unseen infection vector with strong indicators of major internet service provider (ISP) involvement. 1,666 more words

Security News

How your router works

If your home has WiFi, it’s a fair bet that you have a router installed.

Through this, you’re given access to a local network that acts as a launch pad for you to access the internet. 523 more words


These D-Link routers have serious vulnerabilities

(Source: www.stuff.tv)

While more than one model was mentioned in the advisory, the DIR-850L is under particular scrutiny as its vulnerability lies in the Web application that is used to configure passwords. 186 more words


8,500 Verizon customers disconnected because of “substantial” data use

We asked Verizon whether 50GB a month is a normal cut-off point in its disconnections of rural customers, but the company did not provide a specific answer. 54 more words

Policy & Ethics