Category Archives: Privacy

The Voyeurs at NSA

Ordinary people ‘caught in NSA net’ Ninety percent of people identified in a tranche of communications intercepted by the NSA were ordinary internet users, not foreign surveillance targets, analysis by a US paper says. Much highly personal information was retained by the NSA, the paper says Ninety percent of people identified in a tranche of communications intercepted by… Read More »

iYogi Remote Repair — Its Trickery Borders On Scamming

Repair scams: Let’s take a look at  iYogi All Windows users iYogi is a remote support outfit whose home office is in India. They have “local headquarters” in the USA, United Kingdom, and elsewhere around the world. “Local Headquarters” is in quotes because iYogi does not have a physical presence anywhere other than India. Now before we get… Read More »

How Much Data Do We Leak Online?

Ars tests Internet surveillance—by spying on an NPR reporter A week spent playing NSA reveals just how much data we leak online. On a bright April morning in Menlo Park, California, I became an Internet spy. This was easier than it sounds because I had a willing target. I had partnered with National Public Radio (NPR) tech correspondent… Read More »