Here are a few press articles and videos highlighting the issues maintaining your security, privacy and anonymity on the internet.
Wi-fi hot spots are 'not secure'
"A BBC Watchdog investigation has discovered that wi-fi hot spots across the country are not secure - leaving tens of thousands of users at risk of fraud."
Your Wi-Fi can tell people a lot about you
"Simply booting up a Wi-Fi-enabled laptop can tell people sniffing wireless network traffic a lot about your computer--and about you."
Hacking Airport WiFi - on a plane at 10,000 feet!
"Travelers beware: Poorly secured airport Wi-Fi networks are catnip for snoops."
Protect yourself while using public WiFi access. Action News 7 explains the dangers and what you can do to stay safe.
Hiding Communications When Using Open Wi-Fi
A request to snoop on public every 60 secs
"Councils, police and other public bodies are seeking access to people’s private telephone and email records almost 1,400 times a day, new figures have disclosed."
Jacqui Smith's secret plan to 'Master the Internet'
"Spy chiefs are already spending hundreds of millions of pounds on a mass internet surveillance system, despite Jacqui Smith's announcement earlier this week that proposals for a central warehouse of communications data had been dumped on privacy grounds."
Spy chiefs size up net snoop gear, Deep packet inspection bonanza
"The security minister has confirmed officials are considering installing technology that could enable on-demand wiretapping of all communications passing over the internet by the intelligence services and law enforcement."
NSA Warrantless Surveillance
"The U.S. Government, with assistance from major telecommunications carriers including AT&T, has been engaging in a massive program of illegal dragnet surveillance of domestic communications and communications records of millions of ordinary Americans since at least 2001."
BT's 'illegal' 2007 Phorm trial profiled tens of thousands
"BT's covert trial of Phorm's ISP adware technology in summer 2007 involved tracking many thousands more customers without their knowledge than previously reported, it's emerged."
Cox Gets Aggressive With Traffic Shaping
"In a move that's basically baiting the FCC and Congress to see if they will act, Cox has announced that it's going to experiment with rather aggressive traffic shaping, granting priority to bits that it feels have a great priority."