The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is a lobby group dedicated to “defending civil liberties in the digital world”. They maintain the Secure Messaging Scorecard, which makes for worrying reading for fans of instant messaging.
Your portable thumb-sized USB flash drive is a security risk. But if you’re a Linux user, you can easily encrypt the drive to protect data should it be stolen.
Do you know what your rights are when travelling overseas with a laptop, smartphone or hard drive?
We need to pay closer attention than ever before towards encryption tools and anything designed to protect our privacy. With the right tools, keeping our data safe is easy.