Michele looking grim after calling out Jacob Appelbaum for putting people at risk by misrepresenting the safety of TOR during an April 2012 Occupy Wall Street surveillance program filmed by Oscar winner Laura Poitras. The clip appears about 16:30 depending on which cut of Citizen Four you view.
If there is a keylogger on your device, TOR ALONE does NOT protect you. Targeted surveillance systems often implant keylogging malware on their victims' devices, frequently in their browser. If you have a keylogger, Encryption ALONE does NOT protect you either.
Keyloggers record every keystroke and movement you make on your device, including passwords. The Internet supervisory programs some parents put on their children's PCs are keyloggers.
TOR, The Onion Router, sends Internet communications through multiple geographic nodes, concealing the sender's location. TOR is often used by journalists, activists and dissidents in oppressive countries.
EFF's Surveillance Self Defense is a great place to start learning about digital security! Also explore:
Freedom of the Press Foundation: Encryption Works Email Hygiene Email Self Defense
Citizen Four tells the story of Edward Snowden's disclosure of NSA's intrusive, world wide surveillance. It won the Academy Award for best Documentary Film in 2015. Citizen Four was filmed and produced by Laura Poitras.
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