Don't fear Internet anonymity tools

Monday, 16 August 2004, 11:54 AM EST

When I write this weekly column, I'm anything but anonymous. My name, e-mail address and picture are displayed prominently, and it doesn't exactly take elite hacker skills to figure out my office phone number.

In the other areas of my life, however, I like to stay anonymous. I don't want the people working at a bookstore to know not only every book I've ever read but also every book I've ever taken off the shelf. I don't want the networks and cable companies to know every TV show or movie I watch. And I certainly don't want the phone company listening to my calls to determine what kinds of products I might want to buy.

By Jim Rapoza at eWeek.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Whitepaper: 10 things your next firewall must do

For enterprises looking at Next-Generation Firewalls, the most important consideration is: will this new technology empower your security teams to securely enable applications to the benefit of the organization? It's not about blocking applications, but safely enabling them.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Fri, May 29th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //