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Yahoo leak: 500 million accounts hacked in 2014

Only two years after the fact, the Internet giant Yahoo has acknowledged that personal data from 500 million accounts of its users have been hacked late 2014. It is one of the most consistent hacking ever held! What is the impact of this massive data theft, especially after the hacking MySpace accounts, LinkedIn and Tumblr?

Cybercrime: huge costs and a bright future

Studies show that cybercrime still has a very bright future: cyberattacks worldwide should indeed generate by 2020 losses estimated at one billion dollars, which is twice of the losses as of today, according to the president of the Russian bank Sberbank, the third European bank as for capitalization. The number of cyberattacks in the bank

The History Of VPN

The history of VPN is nearly as long as that of the Internet itself and the foundation for modern Internet security. What is a VPN? The short answer is that it is a private connection over the internet. The long answer is, well it’s long. VPN stands for Virtual Private Network and may be the

How to avoid phishing

How to fight against phishing on the Internet? Phishing refers to those emails you may have already received that invite you to renew or to give your credit card number or to access to your bank account. Indeed, according to the Anti-Phishing Working Group, phishers are able to convince up to 5% of recipients to

Music streaming on smartphone is booming

People do listen to music streaming on smartphone more and more. Whereas it is listening to music while being in their office, commuting or relaxing at home, people are more and more into music streaming. It is especially true for smartphones. Online music sites have indeed a booming audience, according to a study by the

How to avoid increasing online credit card fraud?

Credit card scams have exploded in many countries. And figures are quite impressive. See how to buy VPN online with credit card. Most card frauds in the world actually happen in the United States. In fact, a Barclays 2015 research note  states that the United States is responsible for 47 percent of the world’s card

Is using a VPN in China illegal?

If you are going to travel to China or be an expat there, here are some facts that you need to know about Chinese internet censorship. You might wonder if a VPN is illegal in China, so let’s go and check it. China is seen as the king of Web filtering with its famous Great

Smart home: beware unsecured connected locks

Do you know about connected locks? Smart home has become a topic of interest. It is true that it’s very convenient to be able to use distant control for your house, with your smartphone. Unfortunately, connected objects are not always secured. This is even worse when it comes to your front door lock! A study

Access Your Spotify Playlists Anywhere

Are you looking for a VPN Spotify? No longer do you need to painstakingly fill your iPod up with a limited amount of music to last the trip, or even just decide what to listen to when on holiday. Nowadays, internet access is widely available, allowing Spotify to help bring everything you could ever listen to, and