Author Archive | Chris San Filippo

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5 Little-Known Ways To Beef Up Your Online Security

2017 has been a year of major online security breaches. In the past six months, numerous cyber attacks such as WannaCry and Petya/NotPetya have affected countless users across the globe. Cybercriminals are taking advantage of our lapses in securing our information, so this means you have to be proactive in protecting yourself whenever and wherever […]

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What You Need To Know About ARP Spoofing

It’s everyone’s worst nightmare: sensitive, possibly vital information that only you and the intended recipient should have has somehow leaked to the public. You have no idea how they did it or how they gained access. But the information was thorough and exact – almost like you received the information and gave it away at […]

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Current Challenges Facing Net Neutrality

  In the simplest of terms, net neutrality refers to the principle that Internet Service Providers (ISPs), governments, or any other parties regulating the internet should treat all data the same. These regulatory bodies cannot charge differently based on variables such as the user, the type of content, the type of equipment used, and a […]

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How To Defend Yourself Against Technical Support Scams

These days, having a broken computer or digital device fills anyone with dread – and with good reason. While our devices will inherently not last forever, we expect them to be hardy enough to last a while. This causes us to be careful in using them. This extra layer of caution is what helps us with our online privacy […]

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The Most Common Attack Vectors Used By Cybercrooks Today

As technology develops further and tools for connectivity become more efficient in their use and operation, it also becomes easier for hackers and cyber criminals to disrupt our devices. With so many of us reliant on our phones, laptops, and other devices, we have multiple ways to access important tools and information – and multiple […]

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How to livestream the 2017 Tony Awards anywhere in the world

The 71st Annual Tony Awards is arguably one of the most important events in American entertainment. And with the list of nominations released and the host for this year announced (it’s Kevin Spacey!), fans of Broadway theatre all over the world can’t wait to see what this year’s iteration brings, especially with the bar set […]

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Malware attacks via subtitles: Here’s what you need to know

In recent years, we have seen the emergence of new attack vectors that made the Internet even more dangerous for users. Cyber crooks continue to think outside the box, allowing them to develop threats nobody thought were possible before. Today, images can carry malicious code, and ransomware can force victims to infect others if they […]

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