Lead Linux Coder Warns Against Inevitable Security Flaws


From Heartbleed to Shellshock, the world of open-source computing has faced several high-profile security breaches in the last year. What are open-source developers – whose code powers many of the servers and websites that store millions of people’s personal information – doing about them? That’s the question Linus Torvalds, lead Linux kernel developer, helped answer […]

Two VPN Providers That Offer Dedicated IPs


In A Nutshell Here are a couple of reliable VPN providers that provide a dedicated IP address: PureVPN (dedicated IPs can be requested during registration) — reasonable private, good network performance NordVPN: (you can request dedicated IPs by emailing support) — a VPN with an emphasis on privacy The Details A VPN with a dedicated […]

IBM Urges Companies to Block Tor Privacy Service


Hiding your tracks online via Tor, the software that helps conceal users’ identity by randomly routing their Internet traffic through a network of relays, may soon become tougher — at least in the office. This week, IBM is encouraging businesses (PDF) to start blocking Tor on their networks. IBM says companies should excise Tor services […]