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What is a VPN?

So, exactly what is a VPN? The full term, Virtual Private Network, really means a set of computers or networks operating together over another network that is public, more widely known as the Internet. A virtual private network (VPN) is a technology for using the Internet or another intermediate network to connect computers to isolated remote computer

Watch the French Open from abroad

Make sure you watch Roland Garros online. The Roland Garros, otherwise known as the French Open, is one of the most prestigious tennis tournaments in the world. It is now in full swing, and you would probably like to follow the great matches that will take place until mid -June. Who are the standout contenders

Cybercrime is also where you do not expect it

Trend Micro security firm just released its safety report for the first quarter of 2014. As cybercriminals always aim at maximizing their gain, they keep on developing new advanced techniques and diversifying their targets. This report entitled “Cybercrime Hits the Unexpected” describes how cybercriminals now switch to unusual targets: they do work on advanced techniques

Cybercrime already more profitable than drug trafficking

When releasing its 2014 safety report on Data Breach Investigation Research, Verizon Wireless, the second largest U.S. security operator, made some comments about the evolution of the dangers on internet. Cybercrime is worth $ 290 billion per year, according to the Mischon de Reya New York law firm, which is specialized in dealing with such

Orange announced a massive personal data hacking

On May 6th, the French Telecom operator Orange admitted another hacking of clients’ and prospects’ personal data which has affected 1.3 million people. This happened just three months after a previous case that had affected about 800,000 of them. “A limited amount of personal information about customers and prospects” have been copied during an intrusion

Brazil is a pioneer for Internet privacy

With its new internet law, Brazil seems to stand at the forefront of privacy respect on the internet on a worldwide basis. Last week, this law that was approved by the Brazilian parliament states that Brazilian data stored on servers abroad are within Brazilian juridiction. Brazil “takes the lead in this complex debate” said Ronaldo

You’ve been handled by your computer

Do you like cookies? These lines of code – for example MC2: UID = 7daa554691bd4 f9089dc9d92e5cdadf3 – posted in your browser by the websites you visit that allow advertisers to send you targeted advertisements. Managed by expert companies who file the data, classify, analyze and aggregate them before selling them: they do get your identity,

Heartbleed decrypted for you

Of course, you have heard of this SSL Certificates bug called Heartbleed which recently became famous. Discover what this bug is and how to protect yourself from it. What is Heartbleed? This is indeed a secuirity bug in the OpenSSL Protocol in Android that has been recently discovered. It can enable a third party to