People are constantly comparing our present time to the dystopian novel 1984 by George Orwell. But why? Recent revelations by what is perhaps the most famous whistleblower in history, Edward Snowden, brough to light allegations that the United States government is collecting information on it’s citizens and foreign governments. Additionally, hacktivist groups such as Anonymous are evermore involved in obtaining data through hacks and releasing it to the public. Is your data safe? In this section we try to keep up with the ever evolving world of cyber crime, security, and what you can do to stay protected.