Solved

Network security groups ?

Posted on 2004-08-07
2
183 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-16
I would reallly like to know if there are any computer/networking  security groups that are activly busy in developing information
about privacy, and how microsoft invades your life, and how certian future technologies are infected and designed to reduce your
privacy, and are postured to spy on you. Has anyone put togather any doccumentation about individual programs and what security holes they
have, what backdoors they have, if they secretly communicate to someone else, if they support the invasion of privacy ?
I am not paranoid, but I like to act that way once in a while. (Helps me to analize my own safety) If there is nothing along these lines, I would like
to spearhead the effort. I would like to work to develope this 'framwork' for preserving freedom and anynonimity as future technologies
emirge.Maybe a scoring system, or a certification along with a massive database of doccumentation on every program that has been found
to degrade anynonominity and privacy. and maybe little .pdf's or booklets about "20 things to do to make your windows a clean secure version"
There has got to be an easy way to get ---------REAL-------- info about this subject out the the masses, and in doing so, shut down the future
efforts to invade privacy...
How much longer will linux be spyware free ? When will linux get beat to hell by popups and things like that ?
What year does people start targeting linux for bad things ? How can we stop it before it begins ?
how can we preserve our future ? the government cannot stop spam. how can they insure our privacy ?.... Hell how can they prove to us that
they are not invading our privacy ?

There has got to be some cool concepts out there to create more privacy.
maybe a new networking protocall ?
Maybe a type of firewall that dosent use tcp/ip... but some other technology ?
Maybe the dude who made proxy workbench can make a new program that shows you all your ip traffic real time in a cool graphical way.
this way you could see if there is a secret little packet going to microsoft ... or someone else.
-Jon
0
Comment
Question by:joncolby
2 Comments
 
LVL 11

Accepted Solution

by:
PennGwyn earned 500 total points
ID: 11754513
Try eff.org and epic.org.  Send them some money.

0
 

Author Comment

by:joncolby
ID: 11755049
Good Deal !
Both of them look good.

Keep more coming !
There has to be a way that I can collaborate with others (techies) to help create a program or process or system
that anyone can use to 'lock down their network' and computers from information gatherers.

Has anyone heard about the privacy and security of windows xp svs pak2 ?
ALL My buddies say that they have all heard bad things about it having microsoft spyware in it.
but they all said that it does help against problems too.  They have been working like dogs
to get it ready.
0

Featured Post

Windows Server 2016: All you need to know

Learn about Hyper-V features that increase functionality and usability of Microsoft Windows Server 2016. Also, throughout this eBook, you’ll find some basic PowerShell examples that will help you leverage the scripts in your environments!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Don’t let your business fall victim to the coming apocalypse – use our Survival Guide for the Fax Apocalypse to identify the risks and signs of zombie fax activities at your business.
Join Greg Farro and Ethan Banks from Packet Pushers (http://packetpushers.net/podcast/podcasts/pq-show-93-smart-network-monitoring-paessler-sponsored/) and Greg Ross from Paessler (https://www.paessler.com/prtg) for a discussion about smart network …
Here's a very brief overview of the methods PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg) offers for monitoring bandwidth, to help you decide which methods you´d like to investigate in more detail.  The methods are covered in more detail in o…
In this tutorial you'll learn about bandwidth monitoring with flows and packet sniffing with our network monitoring solution PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg). If you're interested in additional methods for monitoring bandwidt…

912 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

25 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now