Browse Blog Posts Tagged With “Government”

Breaking News: Traffic to Syria drops off the Internet

The Umbrella Security Labs team reported today that traffic to Syria dropped off the Internet around 18:45 UTC.  On closer inspection it seems Syria has largely disappeared from the Internet.
Shortly after our team broke the…

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Malware Alert: OpenDNS users protected from Flame malware

Flame malware, the complex malware toolkit infecting targeted systems in Iran, Lebanon, Syria, Sudan and other Middle Eastern and North African states, is being prevented for OpenDNS customers. Although the malware may be…

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The OpenDNS Anti-Censorship Policy

Today we published a new policy. It’s something we’ve always honored, but we’re so firm in our convictions about this particular topic that we felt it necessary to share our stance officially. OpenDNS does not provide content…

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The role of government in content filtering

Confusion reigns over a new partnership between the UK government and the region’s largest ISPs. What we know is that Sky, British Telecom, TalkTalk and Virgin have teamed with Prime Minister David Cameron to make it easier for…

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ISPs hijacking search keywords using DNS?

For the past several months Christian Kreibich and Nicholas Weaver over at the International Computer Science Institute in Berkeley, California, have been tracking a laundry list of ISPs to confirm what they thought to be true:…

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The proposed White House cybersecurity bill explained

Sifting through legislative literature can be arduous, and since we’ve already done the work we wanted to share a quick summary of what the White House is proposing around cybersecurity and how it might affect you. Please note: we…

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