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Turkey's Crackdown on Human Rights Defenders Must Stop: A Call to Action in Support of #Istanbul10

On July 5th, ten human rights defenders, including two IT security consultants, were detained in Turkey while attending a workshop on holistic security. Those arrested are held under the accusation of 'committing crime in the name of a terrorist organization without being a member.' The allegation is baseless. Those falsely accused are representatives of non-violent and well-respected organizations that focus on human rights, women's rights, and democratic participation in Turkey. The training...

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Turkey's Crackdown on Human Rights Defenders Needs to Stop: A Call to Action in Support of #Istanbul10

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Welcome to the sixth newsletter from Security Without Borders. This is a somewhat regular newsletter covering recent cyber security issues, tools and events relevant for activists, dissidents, journalists and civil society at large.

Security Tip Do you want to use the Tor Browser but are based in a country or region where web (and VPN) traffic is heavily monitored or blocked? Download Tor via email via the GetTor Robot: send an email to mailto:gettor@torproject.org with your...

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Welcome to the first newsletter from Security Without Borders. This is a somewhat regular newsletter covering recent cyber security issues, tools and events relevant for activists, dissidents, journalists and civil society at large.

Security Tip: If you cross borders or you participate in protests, you might get your phone seized. Make sure it is encrypted. You should use a strong - at least 6-digits long - PIN code, and turn the phone off, especially if you use TouchID or other biometric...

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Newsletter 6

Welcome to the sixth newsletter from Security Without Borders. This is a somewhat regular newsletter covering recent cyber security issues, tools and events relevant for activists, dissidents, journalists and civil society at large.

Security Tip Do you want to use the Tor Browser but are based in a country or region where web (and VPN) traffic is heavily monitored or blocked? Download Tor via email via the GetTor Robot: send an email to mailto:gettor@torproject.org with your operating system...

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Newsletter 5

Welcome to the fifth newsletter from Security Without Borders. This is a somewhat regular newsletter covering recent cyber security issues, tools and events relevant for activists, dissidents, journalists and civil society at large.

Security Tip: use full-disk encryption (with a very strong password!) on all your devices. Though this won't stop malware or a hacker from accessing the device while you are using it, it does mean that the data is protected when it is turned off. Should the device...

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