July 1, 2013

MyNIC .com.my Registry Possibly Hacked?

We have noticed that several sites with .com.my suffixes are displaying the following image:         It was previously suspected that it was Google’s DNS that was hacked but it appears that the problem is spreading to other DNS servers so it’s more likely to be an issue with the registry […]
June 6, 2013

The NSA is collecting phone records of millions of Americans

Since the 25th of April, Verizon has been sharing all its phone call data with the NSA by virtue of a secret court order that authorizes the following information to be handed over on an ongoing daily basis.: the numbers of both parties location data call duration unique identifiers time of all calls. […]
March 28, 2013

Internet Apocalypse Averted? Really?

So yesterday, the New York Times and the BBC both reported that the ‘internet’ was slowed down due to a massive DDoS attack… NYTimes BBC Similarly, CloudFlare, the company hired to mitigate the DDoS had this alarming post about the attack. While the DDoS attack did indeed happen, the effects of it affecting […]
March 26, 2013

Is Internet Privacy Dead? Not quite, there's still ways to bring it back to life.

Is Internet Privacy dead? Bruce Schneier, a renowned security expert thinks so in his article. But does that mean that we shouldn’t take steps to protect ourselves? Instead of giving up and saying “Oh, internet privacy is dead,” there are concrete steps that can be taken to restore a level of privacy. The […]
September 5, 2012

Blocklists such as i-Blocklist are ineffective alone

Anti-p2p groups or those with malicious intent often monitor torrent sites and harvest IP addresses. VPNs and proxies do protect against these but there are those that use blocklists with the false sense of security that they are safe. What are Blocklists? Block-lists are basically just a huge list of IPs that purportedly […]
September 4, 2012

Locations of Top PirateBay Uploaders reviewed via MyProbe

ThePirateBay is one of, if not the, biggest and most well known public torrent tracker on the internet. Naturally, it’s been the target of many attacks both through the courtroom and through the internet. Recently, researchers have published data about the uploaders of ThePirateBay, revealing which ISPs upload the most to ThePirateBay and […]
August 29, 2012

BolehVPN reviewed by theVPNReviewer

The VPN Reviewer is an up and coming VPN service review site for VPN services and we have been recently reviewed by them and given a 4 star rating and listed in the top 10! We’ll work on getting a higher ranking! Their summary of our VPN service is as follows: In conclusion, […]
August 23, 2012

Bittorrent Throttling ISPs: The assault on net neutrality

Measurement Labs is a Google backed open platform for internet transparency. This platform aims to further internet research and provide the common user with information about their individual internet connections. To this end, 5 tools for testing a connection are hosted on Measurement Labs, and the data openly shared with everyone. We’re focusing […]