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Next Privacy Salon 17/04/18 – A DeepDive Into Deep Fakes

Next Privacy Salon 17/04/18 – A DeepDive Into Deep Fakes

Nearly anyone with a laptop and an Internet connection can now distort visual reality to offer exceptionally realistic — but utterly fake — photos and videos of events that did not occur, apparently perpetrated by people who were never there. Using technology called  “DeepFakes” (a […]

CRYPTO-APÉRO: The Irrationally Ecstatic Bitcoin Edition

CRYPTO-APÉRO: The Irrationally Ecstatic Bitcoin Edition

Rotondes Wed 18.4.18 / 18:30 Bitcoins and crypto-currencies are everywhere. Nowadays, the simple fact of mentioning the word blockchain boosts any brand value. And we fully recognise the fact that we outrageously abused this in the promotion of our previous Crypto-Apero events. This might have led […]

Next Privacy Salon 14/03/18: Women & Privacy

Next Privacy Salon 14/03/18: Women & Privacy

As we are close to International Women’s Day on March 8th, this edition of the Privacy Salon will explore privacy issues relating to women – but with information and tips that apply to everyone. Private time online  From making a smart dating profile to private […]

CRYPTO-APÉRO: The Godfather Edition. Take the money and run!

CRYPTO-APÉRO: The Godfather Edition. Take the money and run!

Rotondes Wed 7.2.18 / 18:30 We know you’re sick of hearing again and again that you shouldn’t share your personal data. And we know you are probably fed up with being warned about the danger of clicking on an attachment; being told you need a stronger […]

Next Privacy Salon 06/02/2018 – Safer Internet Day!

Next Privacy Salon 06/02/2018 – Safer Internet Day!

  The next Privacy Salon will take place on Safer Internet Day 2018 Martin from pretty Easy privacy will give a talk on the projects’ aims and how they are trying to achieve them and Rafi0t from CIRCL will explain the USB key sanitizer – […]

Next Digital Privacy Salon 17/01/18: Resolution Time!

Next Digital Privacy Salon 17/01/18: Resolution Time!

Resolved to protect your privacy more in 2018? Got new devices for Xmas and want to make sure they are only sharing what YOU want them to? Come to the first Salon of the year, we’ve got you covered! We’ll give practical tips and advice […]

Dance Like Your Microwave Isn’t Watching (From CryptoParty to Teen Vogue via Emma Goldman and reverse engineered sex toys)

Dance Like Your Microwave Isn’t Watching (From CryptoParty to Teen Vogue via Emma Goldman and reverse engineered sex toys)

(My accepted abstract for Slow computing: A workshop on resistance in the algorithmic age) Dance Like Your Microwave Isn’t Watching (From CryptoParty to Teen Vogue via Emma Goldman and reverse engineered sex toys) From the beginning of CryptoParty in 2012 we have seen an ever-growing number […]

Next Digital Privacy Salon 06/12/17: Internet of (Xmas) Things

Next Digital Privacy Salon 06/12/17: Internet of (Xmas) Things

Come and make merry at the last Salon of 2017! ‘Tis the season to be jolly and we’ll be looking at the kind of connected devices people will be giving and receiving this festive season, examining the Big Data aspects of them and seeing whether […]

CyberWayFinder Workshop

CyberWayFinder Workshop

On November 24th and 25th I’ll be running a CryptoParty/Privacy Salon type event in Brussels for the Cyber Way Finder: Women in Cybersecurity Workforce Development Program: Cyber Way Finder: Women in Cybersecurity Workforce Development Program – Cybersecurity is a growing industry in a world where continuous […]

hack.lu highlights

hack.lu highlights

I spent a great, if exhausting, few days as MC at hack.lu last week. Once again it was a great conference, providing insights about what is going on and what is possible and not always welcome. Some of the talks, such as “Queer Privacy & […]