Archives by Tag 'Internet Browsing'

Minecraft- good or evil?

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, March 30, 2015

Minecraft the computer game occupies millions of children- in homes as well as classrooms. Minecraft is “digital Lego” – a computer game in which you build things using cubic blocks. But it’s Lego on steroids. You never run out of blocks and they never topple over. You can walk among your own creations, and play […]

The dangers of the Connected Home

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, August 18, 2014

The Internet of Things (IoT)  lets us communicate and connect via a myriad of different technologies. The IoT promises to  let stuff, devices and gadgets connect in the same way that humans do via the internet. Already it is possible to get smart thermostats, fridges, ovens, washing machines, air conditioners, lights, plugs, music players, baby […]

GCHQ and NSA tracking billions of mobile phones

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Almost five billion mobile phone location records are logged by GCHQ and NSA every day according to reports the Washington Post.The data is said to help the NSA track individuals, and map who they know, to aid the agency’s anti-terror work. The “dragnet surveillance” was condemned by digital rights groups who called for the NSA’s […]

Sir Tim Berners-Lee- UK and US govt encryption cracking is appalling and foolish

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Thursday, November 7, 2013

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, who created the world wide web called for a “full and frank public debate” over internet surveillance by the National Security Agency and GCHQ- warning that the system of checks and balances to oversee the agencies has failed. As the inventor of the global system of inter-connectivity known as the web, with […]

France warns Snowden bugging claims will damage EU- USA relationship

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013

French President Francois Hollande has said allegations that the US bugged European embassies could threaten a huge planned EU-US trade deal.He said there could be no negotiations without guarantees that spying would stop “immediately”. Meanwhile, Russian and US security agencies are reportedly discussing how to deal with the man behind the leaks. Former CIA-analyst Edward […]

UK under cyberspace attack warns GCHQ

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, July 3, 2013

The UK is under daily attack in cyberspace according to British intelligence. Britain is seeing about 70 sophisticated cyber espionage operations a month against government or industry networks. GCHQ director Sir Iain Lobban said business secrets were being stolen on an “industrial scale”. Foreign hackers have penetrated some firms for up to two years, he […]

Warning over hacked webcams

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Webcams should be covered when not in use because hackers could be using them to spy on people a charity has warned.Childnet International says webcams should be disconnected when not in use, and teenagers should not leave webcams in bedrooms or other private areas. Hackers are able to gain access to victims’ computers using a […]

US snoopers program PRISM- more information leaking out

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2013

News that the US government’s National Security Agency (NSA) has been snooping into the phone records of Verizon customers quickly escalated into reports that it also had backdoor access to the major technology companies, including Apple, Google and Facebook.The PRISM programme tapped into the servers of nine internet firms, according to leaked documents obtained by […]

US govt has been spying for years on us

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Monday, June 10, 2013

The National Security Agency (NSA) has been tracking the phone calls, emails and posts of millions of people for years it has been revealed. The Guardian and the Washington Post have announced that the practice is based on a hitherto top secret court order. “The order reprinted in the article does not allow the government […]

Police to target pirate copyright websites

By Dyenamic Solitions - Last updated: Thursday, June 6, 2013

The City of London Police has started contacting websites it believes are profiting by breaking copyright laws. The police and the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau have written to two sites known to share links to pirated copies of music, movies and games. The letters warn the operators of the sites they are breaking UK laws […]