The Censorship Circumvention Device

The Censorship Circumvention Device
CECID, or the Censorship Circumvention Device is an open source php script designed to prevent monitoring of HTTP requests, and to bypass content filtering software. Visit http://cecid.sourceforge.net for more information.

Posted by rshah on July 21, 2003| Comments (0)


BrowserSpy

BrowserSpy
BrowserSpy can tell you all kinds of detailed information about you and your browser. Stuff like version of your browser. What kind of things it supports and what it doesn't support. Furthermore it can provide you detailed information about JavaScript, JVM, Java, Plugins, Components, Bandwidth, Language, Screen, Hardware, IP, Cookies, Web Server, and much more....

Posted by rshah on May 01, 2002| Comments (0)


Hewlett-Packard to include privacy software on new Pavilion PCs

Hewlett-Packard to include privacy software on new Pavilion PCs
With the free software, users will be able to control and block cookies sometimes used by Web sites to track surfing habits. They will also be able to activate a feature that scans outgoing Internet traffic for credit card numbers and other private information that might be sent unknowingly. Other features include an ad blocker and a password manager. The features are part of the Freedom security and privacy package from Zero-Knowledge Systems Inc.

Posted by rshah on February 02, 2002| Comments (0)


Free Tool Nabs Web Bugs

Free Tool Nabs Web Bugs
You've crushed your cookies. You've munged your e-mail. But still the spam streams into your in-box. Where's it coming from? One threat to privacy that you may not have considered is a little-known Web design trick called the Web bug.

Posted by rshah on November 08, 2001| Comments (0)


Zero-Knowledge Systems Shutting Down

Zero-Knowledge Systems Shutting Down
The company that pushed encryption and networking technology to the limits to enhance people's privacy said that it has decided to close its flagship anonymity network and focus on security software for home users.

Posted by rshah on October 05, 2001| Comments (0)


How to Say No to Cookies

How to Say No to Cookies
Here are step-by-step instructions for disabling or controlling cookies in recent versions of the two leading Internet browswers for Windows-based and Macintosh computers.

Posted by rshah on September 05, 2001| Comments (0)


Bugnosis

Bugnosis
Reveal Web Bugs, Find out who's tracking you on the Web, see also Slashdot

Posted by rshah on June 07, 2001| Comments (0)


killyourpc.org

killyourpc.org
killyourpc.org is dedicated to providing users with the tools to prevent commercial interests from destroying personal privacy and the usability of technology.

Posted by rshah on April 05, 2001| Comments (0)


Sheilds Up

Sheilds Up
Tests IP security for open ports and ability to connect to your machine from the internet

Posted by rshah on March 24, 2001| Comments (0)


Removing ad-ware

Removing ad-ware
This time around, itís spyware that is posing a bigger threat to data security than viruses. These ad-ware utilities downloaded from the Net pose an insidious threat, as they meticulously track our surfing habits and the time spent online. Freeloader gives you tips on how to identify and remove them.

Posted by rshah on March 20, 2001| Comments (0)


New tools hatch for sniffing out Web bugs

New tools hatch for sniffing out Web bugs
handful of companies are arming Web surfers with tools for finding and repelling so-called Web bugs--invisible pieces of code that can be used for everything from secretly tracking people's Web travels to pilfering computer files.

Posted by rshah on March 05, 2001| Comments (0)


NymIP - a standard that will foster untraceable communications and Web browsing for Internet users

NymIP - a standard that will foster untraceable communications and Web browsing for Internet users
See also Slashdot

Posted by rshah on December 11, 2000| Comments (0)


Privacy Analysis of your Internet Connection

Privacy Analysis of your Internet Connection
Site that checks your internet connection

Posted by rshah on June 29, 2000| Comments (0)


Zero Knowledge

Zero Knowledge
Tools to Protect Anonymity, see also

Posted by rshah on June 24, 2000| Comments (0)


Privacy Protection Tools

Privacy Protection Tools

Posted by rshah on June 24, 2000| Comments (0)


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