Tag Archives: Encryption

Could privacy-protecting software become a new Internet standard?

By MIT Technology Review Following NSA surveillance revelations, talks advance on making the privacy-protecting tool Tor an Internet standard. The Internet’s main engineers have asked the architects of Tor—networking software designed to make Web browsing private—to consider turning the technology … Continue reading

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Don’t Want to Be Spied On? Think About Encryption

By Fahmida Y. Rashid The twin disclosures last week about the National Security Agency’s extensive surveillance program accomplished something that no amount of SecurityWatch posts could ever have accomplished: It got regular Internet users talking about encryption. Right after the … Continue reading

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