Telegram is an app well known for instant messaging in certain regions of the world. Today, they announced Telegram was taking down many channels belonging to ISIS. The media, eager to paint ISIS as a sophisticated group, quickly called the channels “encrypted.” But, how true is that statement?
Reading a news article on Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) being forced to take down University Toolkit for violation of GPL license, I started to think how deep our privacy is being violated. As Brian Kerb of Washington post describes in his article, the University Toolkit is essentially a monitoring software, just identifying people […]
I just figured out that our web portal Galaxy, a uPortal in fact, and also our courseware WebCT both only use first eight characters of our passwords! This is interesting, since when choosing a password we are “forced” to use a password between 8 and 20, containing special characters and numbers. Is it only me […]
Today I received two Yahoo messenger messages with very similar text, some thing like this: Toi di lang thang lan trong bong toi buot gia, ve dau khi da mat em roi? Ve dau khi bao nhieu mo mong gio da vo tan… Ve dau toi biet di ve dau? http://chendang.net—-/nguyen/ I don’t know what […]