Today The New Yorker
, a service that allows sources to share information with TNY journalists securely and anonymously. As explained in this infographic
, Strongbox relies on the Tor network, a dedicated server, PGP encryption, VPNs, and multiple laptops and thumb drives to prevent files from being intercepted or traced. The codebase
, which is open source, was designed by the late Aaron Swartz (Previously
). Kevin Poulsen, one of the organizers of the project, chronicles
how Swartz developed the code and how the project managed to carry on after his death. TNY hopes
that Strongbox will help the magazine continue its long tradition of investigative journalism.
Premiering this week at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival
, two Youtube video channels! ... [more inside]
(BBC) A security check on a US company has reportedly revealed one of its staff was outsourcing his work to China
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(Sunnyvale, CA) has been exposed
selling surveillance equipment
to the Syrian government in violation of U.S. trade embargoes.
hacktivist 'cluster' anonymized and released
54 gigabytes of Syrian censorship log data
, collected from seven of the fifteen Bluecoat SG-9000 proxies used by Syrian government telco and ISP STE. Telecomix has also been providing Syrians with Tor and VPNs
, offering support via IRC
(#telecomix, #opsyria), and providing DNS service for The Pirate Bay.
(see also : reflets.info tags opsyria
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The end of all other anonymous proxies?
The only disadvantage I found - it's one-time login, if you disconnect, next time you'll have to get another user/pass pair. But vpnsecurity.org is charging $40 monthly...
P.S. Correct link is https://vpn.google.com/getpass/ but I couldn't use https in URL field.