Although it’s hardly a new technology, recent cyber-skirmishes and demands for better privacy online have put the anonymizing network the Tor Project in the spotlight, including a story earlier this month in The New York Times Magazine, a harbinger perhaps of mainstream adoption. Tor has been around for almost a decade, originally developed by the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory and now used by activists, dissidents, journalists, and well, anyone in order to protect the privacy of online activities. According to the Tor Project’s metrics, the network has had between 100,000 and 300,000 users per day over the course of the past few months.How Tor WorksTor protects its users from surveillance known as “traffic analysis.” Even if you encrypt your data, as the Tor website notes, traffic analysis can still reveal “a great deal about what you’re doing and, possible, what you’re saying” as it focuses on the header used for routing – something that discloses the source, the destination, the date and time, and the size of what’s being send. Related Posts A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Flaws in the System?According to a report this week in Wired, researchers at the University of Regensburg have found some vulnerabilities in the Tor network. “The attack doesn’t quite make a surfer’s activity an open book,” writes Wired’s John Borland, “but offers the ability for someone on the same local network – a Wi-Fi network provider, or an ISP working at law enforcement (or a regime’s) request, for example – to gain a potentially good idea of sites an anonymous surfer is viewing.” According to the research, someone could run the Tor network, monitor how certain sites appeared when accessed through Tor, and develop a database of this sort of “fingerprint.” Using pattern recognition software, it’s possible to glean a match (with about 55% certainty) between a source and destination.The article does add that there are some ways to help mitigate against this and muddy any results: requesting multiple sites at once, for example, would complicate the analysis. And with increasing attention to privacy issues – from the prying eyes of advertisers and governments alike – it’s unlikely that this research will discourage people from using the Tor Network. Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting audrey watters Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… Tor obscures this traffic data. It works to anonymize your identity and activity by distributing your transactions over several places on the Internet, so that no single point can be linked to you or your destination – “a deliberately byzantine system of virtual tunnels that conceal the origins and destinations of data, and thus the identity of clients,” as The New York Times describes it. In other words, rather than taking a direct route from the source to destination, data on the Tor network takes a random pathway through several relays, so that no one can tell where the data came from, where it’s headed, or the complete path of the data. Each “hop” along the way is encrypted separately as well. Tor doesn’t solve all privacy problems online. (It doesn’t try to.) It doesn’t anonymize your visits to websites, prevent cookies or other tracking mechanisms, for example. But it does protect the traffic of your data along the way. Tags:#security#web 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market
December 3, 2019
The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Monday demanded a Supreme Court-monitored CBI probe into the multi-crore Srijan scam, a day after an accused in the case died at a hospital in Bhagalpur.The accused, Mahesh Mandal, allegedly helped the Srijan Mahila Vikas Sahyog Samiti, an NGO, siphon off government funds to the tune of ₹870 crore with the connivance of bank and government officials. Mandal who was the Bhagalpur district welfare department accountant was arrested on August 13. He died of kidney-related complications on Sunday night.The RJD called for the resignation of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, and asked his deputy in the Cabinet, Sushil Kumar Modi, to ensure a “fair and impartial probe”.“Nitish Kumar is aware of Srijan scam since 2007… rather than taking action he was encouraging scamsters… the first death among 13 arrested in the scam has happened and the one who died [Mahesh Mandal] was the father of a rich leader of Nitish Kumar’s party,” RJD chief Lalu Prasad tweeted on Monday.His younger son and former Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav, addressing reporters outside the State Assembly, demanded a “Supreme Court-monitored probe into the Srijan scam, which is an even bigger scam than the Vyapam scam of Madhya Pradesh”.Mr. Yadav’s mother and former Chief Minister Rabri Devi also demanded the Chief Minister’s resignation.The JD(U) and the BJP, dismissed the RJD’s allegations, saying “RJD chief Lalu Prasad, at least, has no moral right to demand probe into the scam”.18 arrests till now: police“Altogether 18 people have been arrested and 11 FIRs have been lodged in the Srijan scam… the scam started in 2003 and until the CBI formally takes over it, the State police will continue the probe,” State police chief P.K. Thakur said, adding that 15 accounts of the accused have been frozen till date.Meanwhile, Ramesh Kumar, a relative of Mahesh Mandal, alleged that the government deliberately did not provide proper treatment to Mandal.
December 3, 2019
Eight dead as severe Cyclone Fani hits Puri “Now we have received information about extensive damage to dwelling units, power lines and road infrastructure. The telephone lines are down,” said Bishnupada Sethi, Special Relief Commissioner of Odisha.“We are, however, relieved that the cyclone has left Odisha. We are compiling information but we don’t have exact information about deaths. More than 1.2 million people have been evacuated, more than 30 lakh people have been badly hit and that number is likely to go up.”Terming the cyclone a tragedy of humongous nature, Mr. Patnaik said, “Fani is one of the rarest of rare cyclones – the first to hit in 43 years and one of three to hit in 150 years. Because of the rarity, the prediction and tracking of the cyclone was challenging. In 24 hours, one was not sure of the trajectory it was going to take.“Fani had a landfall at Puri with windspeeds of over 200 kmph and gusting up to 240 kmph. It tore apart the infrastructure, especially power, telecom and water supply.”Districts such as Puri, Khurdha, Cuttack and Nayagarh have been affected the most. Since nearly 25,000 tourists were asked to leave the town a day before Fani hit the coast, the administration heaved a sigh of relief.The fishing community has been hit badly. Boats were seen overturned on houses. The administration, which had prepositioned ready-to-eat food, had provided food to the people affected by Fani.It was a similar situation in Bhubaneswar, where lakhs of people residing in slums have been rendered homeless. Roofs of thatched houses had been blown away by the storm.The return of heat and humidity has made matters worse. Apart from the inconvenience caused to people in the absence of power, personnel belonging to disaster response forces are having a tough time carrying out restoration work.There is no official information about the death toll, though an official estimate put the figure at over 20.Prediction, tracking was challenging, says CM PatnaikChief Minister Naveen Patnaik reviewed the situation on Saturday while Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to take stock of the situation on Sunday.Also Read Life in Odisha remains paralysed a day after cyclone Fani Cyclone Fani has virtually run the pilgrim town of Puri in Odisha into the ground.The State control room in Bhubanewswar is yet to establish contact with many affected districts. The Biju Patnaik airport in the capital city bore the brunt of the cyclone and there was no word on commencement of commercial flight operations.Puri has suffered colossal damage, with power lines, trees, boundary walls falling flat everywhere. People were not able to get information about their loved ones due to the failure of communication networks. Four-wheelers could get up to the town but could not proceed inside.Also Read
December 1, 2019
Heeding a demand of saints for land titles, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath said here on Tuesday that if the government could give land titles to industrialists and businessmen, why not give them to saints and hermits as well.“Our country is not known for its economy or military power,” he said, “It is known for its spiritual power . The entire world looks at us in wonder. There is no country like ours with such diversity. Yet, spiritual power unites us, and the country stands under one flag.”He was addressing a congregation of saints and hermits from across the country at the ‘Sant Samagam Sammelan’, organised by the State Department of Spirituality.Exhorting saints to direct the youth, especially those living in cities, to spirituality, he said, it was their duty to make sure youngsters didn’t lose track and remained connected to spiritual power.“Almost 35 years ago, I had said in the Lok Sabha that we had created so many departments, yet most importantly, there was a need for Adhyatmik Vibhag [Spirituality Department],” said Mr. Nath. Former Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh said, “Wearing orange robes, people are selling churan [power]. Wearing orange robes, rapes are happening. Rapes are happening in temples. Is this our religion? Those who’ve disrespected our Sanatana religion, even God won’t forgive them.”Veiled jibe In a veiled jibe at the BJP, Mr. Nath said, “When I entered here, I thought it was a happy day. But then someone must be feeling pain in their stomach, you know who, right? They are those who publicise they’ve taken the contract of religion.”“When we enter temples, hold such functions or even talk of religion, they feel pain,” added Mr. Nath. Representing the saints, ‘Computer’ Baba, said they stood by the Congress.
September 30, 2019
Derrick Rose tweaked his right knee during Friday night’s 98-95 loss to the Portland Trailblazers in Portland.The Chicago Bulls star, who sat out last season following surgery on his left knee, drove to the basket anticipating a pass from teammate Joakim Noah, which was picked off. On his way back on defense, Rose’s right knee buckled. He limped off the court and did return to the game.He appeared in pain as he limped to the sideline and was checked by team trainers on the bench for several minutes before being assisted to the locker room.Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau said he was concerned about Rose’s health and said he would undergo an MRI on Saturday.“He has pain and it felt like he couldn’t push off his right knee,” said Thibodeau, who balked at speculating any further on the extent of the injury.Rose led the Bulls with 20 points, five rebounds and three assists before leaving the game late in the third quarter.
September 13, 2019
While recent news coverage has focused on privatized family housing, many service members and military families live off base.ADC wants to learn more about how communities, regions and states are planning, developing and maintaining quality, affordable housing outside the gate. We are looking for examples of plans, initiatives, organizations or people advancing these issues locally and specific outcomes that have been achieved.Has your community, region or state implemented successful strategies to tackle the issues of affordability or quality? Do you know thought leaders on this topic who might be valuable for ADC to learn from? Please send your ideas or comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.Tobyhanna Army Depot photo by Thomas Robbins ADC AUTHOR
September 12, 2019
The Chainsmokers’ Memories: Do Not Open Tour Hits Europe In 2018 The GRAMMY-winning dance/pop super-duo recently performed in New York City at Global Citizen Festival on Sept. 23 and wrapped a run of shows in Asia as they continue to support their debut album, Memories … Do Not Open, which dropped back in April. Email News GRAMMY-winning dance/pop duo take their world tour to 12 European countries next yearNate HertweckGRAMMYs Sep 26, 2017 – 11:21 am The Chainsmokers announced a European run of their Memories: Do Not Open arena tour, which will take them through 12 countries in 16 dates. NETWORK ERRORCannot Contact ServerRELOAD YOUR SCREEN OR TRY SELECTING A DIFFERENT VIDEO May 15, 2017 – 1:50 am The Chainsmokers: GRAMMY Backstage With Danny Clinch The Chainsmokers will continue to make trips to Las Vegas for their Wynn residency, according to Billboard.Read More: Ed Sheeran Announces 2018 Stadium TourRead more Facebook https://www.instagram.com/p/BZdv_D0ncm8/?hl=en&taken-by=thechainsmokers Twitter The Chainsmokers Announce European Tour chainsmokers-memories-do-not-open-tour-hits-europe-2018
September 11, 2019
WILMINGTON, MA — Here are highlights from the Wilmington Police Log for Friday, July 6, 2018:Police out with a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of Enterprise on Main Street. Clear. Parties were eating takeout from Simards and sent on their way. (12:54am)Fire Department responded to a vehicle on fire on Salem Street. (7:50am)A caller reported a large terrier mix was in a vehicle with windows barely cracked and engine off, with dog barking. Temperature was 87 degrees. Police responded and made contact with the owner, who claimed dog is not in distress and vehicle was left on. Police received subsequent multiple calls, saying dog was in distress and vehicle was not running. Police returned, but vehicle was gone upon arrival. (3:59pm)An Evergreen Drive caller reported two Hispanic males with beards walking around the building, ringing every doorbell. When no residents buzzed in, they picked the lock to enter. Police responded. Men were part of the building’s cleaning crew and were let in by another crew member. No lock was picked. (6:32pm)(DISCLAIMER: This information is public information. An arrest does not constitute a conviction. Any arrested person is innocent until proven guilty.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip?Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedPOLICE LOG for August 18: 2 Vehicles With Same License Plate; Statue Missing From Wildwood CemeteryIn “Police Log”POLICE LOG for August 11: Incidents Not What They Seem; Marijuana Confiscated From Vehicle; Missing Woman FoundIn “Police Log”POLICE LOG for August 10: Car Stolen; License Plate Stolen; Road Rage Incident At Cumberland FarmsIn “Police Log”
September 10, 2019
$49 Amazon Prime Day 2019: Everything to know See All Adorama See It Tags Apple 17 Photos 0 Aug 31 • iPhone 11, Apple Watch 5 and more: The final rumors • See it Post a comment News • Amazon Echo Dot deal: 3 for $70 Preview • Amazon’s third Echo Dot takes a few cues from the Google Home Mini 1:43 $29 Amazon Prime Day 2019 Share your voice This Amazon site handles your biggest, bulkiest purchases See It CNET may get a commission from retail offers. Mentioned Above Amazon Echo Dot (third-generation, Charcoal) Crutchfield Aug 31 • Verizon vs AT&T vs T-Mobile vs Sprint: Choose the best 5G carrier Amazon Echo Dot $29 Amazon could be charging retailers for making losses on Prime Day promo sales. Angela Lang/CNET Amazon is reportedly charging some grocery brands an additional fee during 2019 Prime Day if their promotional sales fall short and cause a loss for Amazon. The charge will “fund the profitability gap,” CNBC reported Tuesday, citing an email allegedly sent to the retailer’s vendors.Amazon Prime Day is arriving July 15-16 and will see a massive sale on Amazon. Mobile Smart Home Smart Speakers & Displays Aug 31 • iPhone XR vs. iPhone 8 Plus: Which iPhone should you buy? Aug 31 • Your phone screen is gross. Here’s how to clean it Prime Day 2019: Don’t miss these early deals Amazon Prime Day 2019: Where to find the best deals on smartwatches and fitness trackers Now playing: Watch this: See It Review • Amazon Echo Dot 3 review: Alexa’s best Dot yet plays defense $49 Best Buy According to the report, though, Amazon will then waive the usual $500 placement fee to run Prime Day promotions for these grocery brands. “This year we’ve decided not to charge placement fees for inclusion in deal events, but instead we request our vendors to fund a [deal] if it’s unprofitable for the duration of the deal,” the email from Amazon reportedly said. “If additional funding is required, it will be based off total unprofitable units sold for the duration of the deal.”Amazon didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.Early Prime Day deals include sales on Amazon Music Unlimited, Fire TV Recast, the Echo Dot, the Chamberlain myQ smart garage door opener, the Amazon Cloud Cam and Apple AirPods with a wireless charging case. Also expected to go on sale are Amazon’s full range of Echo speakers, Fire tablets, Fire TV streamers, Kindle readers and Blink cameras. reading • Amazon will reportedly make grocery brands pay for Prime Day losses Amazon Prime Amazon Apple
September 5, 2019
Rebecca McAllisterTwitterWe have all heard the term ‘beauty with Brains’ we got our hands on none other than UK model Rebecca McAllister, who is a business influencer on the social media, combining beauty to brands.For the women of today, social media has gripped our attention pushing our looks to an all-time high. So there is no questioning why this it has got it all going on. Rebecca is an internationally known fashion model, who is not just famous for her gorgeous looks, but also for her amazing skilful business mind.Unlike other ordinary fashion models, she is also an entrepreneur and businesswoman who owns multiple companies of the beauty and cosmetic industry which is actively running successfully worldwide. The modelling industry requires a confident personality with an attractive face and physic which is not very common amongst normal people as many of us feel discomfort in front of the camera.Rebecca McAllister was also one of those people with some additional mental struggles. Even though she was interested in modelling, she never felt suitable for it because she was struggling with mental health and body dysmorphic.Rebecca had low self-steam and also had an anxiety issues, which made her feel that her dream of finding comfort when looking back in a mirror might never come true, but her life had different plans for her. Rebecca McAllisterPR HandoutAs soon as her beauty and cosmetic business started doing well, it opened the doors for her in the glamour industry. She was directly associated with the people from the fashion and glamour industry and made friends with them. This boosted not only her confidence but career aspects also after they convinced her to face the camera.After this, Rebecca McAllister started getting more opportunities for modelling which she confidently took and embraced herself to do what she always dreamed of. She is presently one of the most popular faces of the modelling industry and she has an insane fan following which also appreciates her business and entrepreneur personality. All of this truly makes her a fine example of beauty with brains.