Archive for the ‘Privacy’ Category

Privoxy for Android

It has been tried several times in the past with limited success, but now confidence is high that there is a broadly compatible release of Privoxy for Android devices. It is available at Sourceforge or here, the project’s mirror site. This release statically links all dependencies in order to be as compatible as possible, at […]

Privoxy for iPhone

Privoxy is now available for download for jailbroken iPhone, supporting all iPhones and iOS releases. Download from Sourceforge here.

To Jailbreak or not to Jailbreak..

Following my experience¬†earlier this year with the iKee worm (which can only infect jailbroken iPhones) I thought it’d be worth expounding upon the pros and cons of jailbreaking. Why not to jailbreak A stock iPhone is amongst the more secure computing devices out there, due to it’s security model. To my knowledge there’s not yet […]

Facebook’s Eroding Privacy Policy

The Electronic Frontier Foundation have done some marvellous analysis of the way in which Facebook has gradually eroded it’s users privacy over the years: Facebook’s Eroding Privacy Policy: A Timeline In short, Facebook started out stating that your data would only be shared with other Facebook users, and then only those in groups you specified […]