Another cutting age (at least in terms of privacy) app lets users share files directly and anonymously via Tor network.
Further infos on wired.
Here is a new hacker made peace of software that would make Bitcoin transactions far less traceable (or more untraceable).
The whole process was described in this article, but there are few quirks to fix in newer Ubuntu (namely 13.10 / Apache 2.4).
sudo nano /etc/apache2/sites-available/project
sudo nano /etc/apache2/sites-available/project.config
Allow from all
Require all granted
So here are updated instructions for Ubuntu 13.10+ (and maybe some older versions). Continue reading
A Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF) project, Outernet will use a network of small satellites to transmit selected Internet data to any Wi-Fi-enabled device anywhere in the world at no cost.
By leveraging datacasting technology over a low-cost satellite constellation, Outernet is able to bypass censorship, ensure privacy, and offer a universally-accessible information service at no cost to global citizens. It’s the modern version of shortwave radio, or BitTorrent from space.
Sounds like fun, let’s hope it works out.
Recently I’ve upgraded a Laravel 4 application from version 4.0.10 to 4.1.18. Despite Laravel’s website having a nice upgrade guide I did encounter few quirks that needed a little attention and some extra work.
So the very first thing to do, would be to follow the mentioned guide, hopefully you’ll end up with working new version of your application and wouldn’t need anything else (use “php artisan” command in your application folder to check out the current Laravel version).
Though I ended up with the following error each time I tried to run an artisan command (including simple “php artisan”):
PHP Fatal error: Class 'Illuminate\Foundation\Providers\ConsoleSupportServiceProvider' not found ...
And there were indeed no ConsoleSupportServiceProvider in my installation. Surely “composer.phar update” did not work as well as it tries to execute “php artisan …” commands and suggested “composer.phar update –no-scripts” worked, but didn’t fix anything.
After a bit of research I ended up with a kind of “clean install” solution, so if you have the same or similar issue you may try following: Continue reading
NSA’s privacy and cryptology related project for children – welcome to the dark & creepy side of the web…
Sad truth from xkcd.