ZoomBombing: the 2020 Hacking Trend that Disrupted our Coronavirus Confinement

Working and studying from home has increased the exposure to cyberthreats to unprecedented levels, opening doors which had always remained closed or that didn’t even exist. Hackers of all levels – from bored teenagers to the very elite – have targeted people’s increased dependence on digital tools.

The Darknet! A Journey to the Digital Underworld

I recently watched Deep Web: The Hunt for Dread Pirate Roberts, which is based on real life events about the creator of the underground black-market website Silk Road. Prior to this documentary I was unfamiliar with the deep and the dark web and little to my knowledge there is a whole field of research dedicatedContinue reading “The Darknet! A Journey to the Digital Underworld”

Civic spaces as the Panopticon, AI as the invisible surveillant

Not only do these surveillance mechanisms violate the fundamental right of privacy by thwarting people’s freedom of expression, dialogue and redressal, they have other far reaching implications as well.