Public WiFi Security: Is Free WiFi Really Free?

What are the different risks in using free WiFi and how you can eliminate them with a VPN? Offering free WiFi has become a staple of any good service, regardless of the sector, making public WiFi security one of the biggest concerns today when it comes to our privacy and cybersecurity. It is always nice

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Threat Modeling: How Can We Use It for Our Cybersecurity?

Threat modeling is a set of principles, ideas, and tools used by software developers to imagine how their cybersecurity system should look like. Thankfully, as users, we don’t need to spend a semester on MIT to learn the exact coding techniques that come with it but can rather focus on the part that we can

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Are VPNs Legal: In Which Countries are VPNs Illegal?

Are VPNs legal ? Why some countries ban virtual private networks ? In which countries VPNs are illegal? All answers are here. Virtual private networks, or VPNs, are a remarkable piece of technology, as they don’t only allow you to browse the internet without being tracked, but also give you the chance to experience the

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How to Prevent Cyberstalking?

Indulging in social media, while fun if done in moderation, can lead to many unwanted consequences, including cyberstalking. Those very young might dream to have thousands of followers and becoming an internet celebrity, but that will often lead to stalking, and unlike actual movie stars, we would not have the resources to hire professionals to

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Prowli Malware Affects More Than 40,000 IoT Devices

Malware issues are a common concern for the internet security. Experts regularly come across malware that targets servers, routers and IoT devices. The latest malware is the Prowli malware. This botnet has already affected more than 40,000 internet connected devices across the globe. Prowli malware makes use of different techniques like abuse of weak configuration,

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Korea’s Coinrail Loses 40 Million Dollars In Altcoins

As we continue to digitalize, there is an increasing need for cyber protection and securing ourselves in the cyber world. Whether connecting with family and friends, we use social networking websites. At the same time, online banking, work-related emails, etc. all occupy the same webspace across the globe. While cyber protection is of utmost significance

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Net Neutrality Law To Officially End On June 11

The Battle for Net Neutrality has started to take on dangerous proportions, but the signs were apparent since the term was coined back in 2003. The Net Neutrality law comes to an end in the US on June 11th, and this has ramifications all over the country. Net Neutrality ensured that there was a level

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LocationSmart Exposes Location Of Millions Of Americans

Recently, the location tracking website LocationSmart was in controversy for all the wrong reasons. They made the location of millions of real-time users readily available on a free demo public page. The free demo page did not ask for subscriber’s consent before giving away his or her location. The company took immediate steps of reform

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Warren Buffett Warns Of Growing Cybersecurity Attacks

Cybersecurity is one important aspect, and companies are investing heavily to ensure their safety in the online world. Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is a well-known industrialist. According to him, the cybersecurity risks will get worse in the coming years. The cybersecurity instances are set to grow and will negatively impact the insurance industry.

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Data Breach of 156,000 Uber Users in Brazil

After the ongoing controversies of Facebook’s data breach, now it’s Uber. Recently, Uber apologized to its 156,000 users in Brazil. Personal information of these users was leaked in a major data breach in 2016. However, the company paid hackers to stay mum about the security breach for over a year. There are a large number of

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