Category Archives: Internet

Labour Party Website Banned From Internet Search

A couple of days ago I was intrigued to see a piece on Skwawkbox about possible blocking of Labour Party pages from internet search engines due to the inclusion of the noindex and nofollow meta tags which effectively blocks search … Continue reading

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UK ‘Snooper’s Charter’ Nearly Law

Illustration by R. Kikuo Johnson The Investigatory Powers Bill has passed its third reading in the House of Lords and will soon become law. For the first time, security services will be able to hack into computers, networks, mobile devices, … Continue reading

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Opera Browser Servers Hacked

27th June 20013: IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ALL OPERA BROWSER USERS Servers belonging to software developers Opera have been compromised. At present it is unclear how much damage has been done. Opera themselves have been their usual less than forthcoming selves … Continue reading

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WebKit Opera: First Impressions

27th June 20013: IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ALL OPERA BROWSER USERS • Opera breached, has code cert stolen, possibly spreads malware – advice on what to do • Attackers sign malware using crypto certificate stolen from Opera Software • Opera’s network … Continue reading

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The Rise of US Covert Surveillance

Barack Obama defends secret surveillance reports, assuring citizens phone calls are private. But the Information Commissioner’s Office says there are “real issues” about US agencies accessing UK data. In his first comments since the government’s surveillance programmes were made public, … Continue reading

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