Technology

3 August 2021

Pegasus – Winged horse or Trojan horse?

The most nefarious and dangerous malware is not what you think. Is it the latest and greatest ransomware from REvil or Darkside? Nope, it’s actually named Pegasus – from the Israeli technology company called NSO Group and it’s totally legit…kinda.

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Identity

26 February 2021

Do You Own Your Identity? It’s Time To Wake Up To The World Of Mass Online Surveillance

How would you feel if you knew that someone else was making money – and we mean a lot of money – from your identity?

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Social

1 December 2020

Solomon Islands Facebook Ban is Part of a Worrying Trend

On Tuesday, November 17th, 2020, the Solomon Islands announced a ban on Facebook due to “abusive language against ministers and the prime minister” and “defamation of character.” Somehow, we don’t think Mark…

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Technology

17 November 2020

Clearview AI is Very Problematic

Clearview AI is a facial recognition database that is commonly leveraged by law enforcement and governments to make tracking down wanted persons much easier. The massive multi-billion photo collection and…

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Technology

16 July 2020

Clearview AI’s Threat to Privacy

Until recently, Canada’s Federal Police force, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) was buying facial recognition services from American tech company, Clearview AI—founded by known phisher and racist alt-right extremist Hoan Ton-That. As a…

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Identity

25 June 2020

Are contact tracing apps a time bomb for civil liberties violations?

You didn’t install it. Apple and Google did it for you. According to the BBC, COVID-19 contact tracing is now baked into iOS and Android operating systems. This new functionality alerts…

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Technology

25 June 2020

The Decentralists – Hot Topix: Workplace

On this episode of The Decentralists, we examine Facebook’s attempt to conquer the Enterprise.

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