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Exclusive: Tim Berners-Lee Tells Us His Radical New Plan To Upend The World Wide Web

Last week, Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, asked me to come and see a project he has been working on almost as long as the web itself. It’s a crisp autumn day in Boston, where Berners-Lee works out of an office above a boxing gym. After pol...

How one Amazon Kindle scam made millions of dollars

For years, thousands were tricked into buying low-quality ebooks. Emma Moore could have been the health and weight loss guru you spent your life looking for. You might be forgiven for not knowing her work — after all, she has a common name, one that she ...

Turning off wi-fi and bluetooth in iOS 11’s control center doesn’t actually turn off wi-fi or bluetooth

Turning off Bluetooth and Wi-Fi when you’re not using them on your smartphone has long been st...

Hackers have successfully hidden malware in popular PC cleanup tool

CBS Local — A computer program used to help your PC run faster has reportedly become the latest v...

Why you need a VPN now that Net Neutrality is repealed

The recent repeal of net neutrality by the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) is sending waves a...

EMP effects on vehicles

One of the most common questions about electromagnetic pulse is about the effects of EMP on vehicles...

Home defense on a budget: 20 inexpensive tips

Home defense is a part of self-reliance that we all deal with on a daily basis, and self-reliance is...

When the balloon goes up – OPSEC

When the balloon goes up Empty shelves in grocery & hardware stores Unexpected bank holidays/Ru...

Setting up a cell network

I am going to let you in on a big secret about the military.  They have been stealing tactics from ...

Secure communication strategies in plain sight: part 1

Even though Communication Preparedness is one of the Ten Principles of Preparedness, it tends to be ...