Spoiler: There’s Something In It for The Rest of You, Too
Censorship poses at this point one of the biggest threats to Turkey’s cyber landscape. After some sites have been censored and a law that requires internet providers to store all data on web users’ activities for two years and make it available to the authorities upon request has passed, there seems there is not much freedom of expression left for Turkish netizens.
Some users recently complained they can’t reach our homepage and in general report problems regarding addressing websites while surfing. Therefore we’d like to take the opportunity to inform you once again, that CyberGhost replaced the old name servers. They won’t be updated anymore and be shut down completely very soon.
Does it concern you? Depends. If you haven’t changed the address of your DNS server in the past manually to one of CyberGhost’s servers, you’re good to go and don’t have to read any further. Did you instead actually do changed the name servers, please update the addresses now.
These are the old, invalid name servers
- · ns1.cyberghostvpn.com 22.214.171.124
- · ns2.cyberghostvpn.com 126.96.36.199
- ns3.cyberghostvpn.com 188.8.131.52
These addresses need to be replaced with the following new ones as soon as possible (please note, that also a zero (‘0’) shows up, where before was none, e.g. ‘ns01’ instead ‘ns1’: Continue reading
CyberGhost VPN Joins in the Global Protest Against Cyber Censorship and You Should Too
For the past years we have witnessed the general tendency towards an internet full of regulations and constraints from which the main initial perks and attributes like: freedom of speech, anonymity, and unlimited access to information have been slowly, but surely drained away.
The freedom of press, as well as users’ online privacy and security got caught in the middle between endless political debates and dangerous power games.
The collaboration between the US government and hackers has been a hot and caused a lot of controversy during the last years.
Now, another incident raised again the attention to this subject, when a group of hackers claimed responsibility for attacking the US Court System website and the US authorities denied it. So we decided to looked a bit deeper into it in our latest Red Couch episode. We actually interviewed the European Cyber Army, the hacker group that claimed the attacks on the US Court System website, so watch this episode now to see what they said: Continue reading