5 Things You Have To Know About The Dangers Of Ransomware

Ransomware is the single biggest risk to your digital security. Capable of encrypting your data and leaving you unable to access vital personal files and folders, ransomware can be very

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Why Safe Torrenting Died With The Pirate Bay

You might think that music and movie publishers are delighted at the closure of The Pirate Bay – and they probably are. At the same time, though, this closure represents a

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Vw Sued Researchers To Conceal Security Flaw For Two Years

Software security vulnerabilities get reported all the time. Generally, the response when a vulnerability is uncovered is to thank (or, in many cases, pay) the researcher who found it, and

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Why The Fbi’s Ngi Biometrics Database Should Worry You

The FBI’s controversial Next Generation Identification (NGI) system has been making headlines recently after a request to exempt it from the Privacy Act. But what, exactly, is in the database?

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7 Security And Privacy Issues To Consider With A Kodi Media Box

As more and more people make the decision to cancel their cable TV packages and cut the cord, Kodi continues to grow in popularity. Along with Plex, the software is

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Heads Up, Hackers: 1password Will Pay $100,000 If You Can Do This

Hopefully, you use a password manager to secure the keys to your digital life. They’re much more convenient than trying to remember strong passwords, and more secure than using your

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How Millions Of Apps Are Vulnerable To A Single Security Hack

At this year’s Black Hat Europe security conference, two researchers from the Chinese Hong Kong University presented research that showed an exploit affecting Android apps that could potentially leave over

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20 Year Old Bug Breaks Internet Encryption: How To Tell If Your Browser Is Affected

A novel encryption bug has surfaced recently, which could pose a threat to online privacy. Dubbed “LogJam,” the bug occurs in the TSL (the Transport Security Layer), an encryption protocol used

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5 Ways Passwords And Other Data Can Be Stolen From Right Under Your Nose

Your password is you. It’s the key to your life. Whether it unlocks your email account, your computer or your smartphone, the password is vital to your online persona, the

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Four Ways You Can Protect Your Password Manager From Malware

Password managers are utilities for safeguarding your passwords. By entering a single master password, you can gain access to all your securely stored passwords. This allows you to have a

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