Honest review of the ProtonVPN service

Since the official public launch, I have received dozens of emails (and Twitter DMs) from readers asking me to review ProtonVPN.  A group of scientists with a track record of building secure products (ProtonMail) designed ProtonVPN from the ground up to be safe and privacy-enhancing.  The promise is that they will bring the same end… Continue reading Honest review of the ProtonVPN service

Michael Moore launches Trumpileaks using strong encryption tools

American politics is an extremely divisive issue and I will not be taking any sides in this debate. The purpose of this article isn’t to promote any sides but rather to talk about how encrypted communication tools are being used. Michael Moore launched a sub-page to his domain called Trumpileaks. The purpose is to give… Continue reading Michael Moore launches Trumpileaks using strong encryption tools

A free anonymous (TOR) Web browser for IOS

I have written plenty of articles about TOR over the years: What is Tor and should I use it Why use Facebook over the TOR secure network What is the dark web Is TOR really anonymous We know that large scale government actors that control many of the TOR exit nodes have techniques to deanonymize… Continue reading A free anonymous (TOR) Web browser for IOS

What is Tor and should I use it

Ive written about TOR a few times but  I regularly receive emails from “newbies” asking me to describe what it is in general terms. That’s what this article is about. To get things kicked off, let me share an important quote from everyone’s favorite whistle blower, Edward Snowden: “I think Tor is the most important… Continue reading What is Tor and should I use it

Russian government offer $111,000 to de-anonymise TOR

The Russian government has released a tender worth $US111,000 (4 million rubbles) to device and implement a technology to decrypt TOR traffic and to de-anonymize users. The Russian government says this will help their law enforcement efforts by catching criminals using TOR to hide their tracks. You can read the official procurement notice from the… Continue reading Russian government offer $111,000 to de-anonymise TOR