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The Krack Vulnerability What Is It and How Can You Protect Yourself

The KRACK Vulnerability: What It Is and How You Can Protect Yourself

KRACK (Key Reinstallation Attack) is an internet security vulnerability that was discovered by Mathy Vanhoef, computer security researcher and doctor of Engineering Science at the University of Leuven in Belgium. Vanhoef also wrote a research paper and created a website with detailed information on the subject.   How it works KRACK targets the WPA2 protocol, […]

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history of antivirus

History of the Antivirus

Antivirus software was originally designed as a means to detect and remove viruses from computers. As time passed, the internet evolved and a wide array of technologies were invented. However, this boom did come with a downside: the creation of other, more advanced types of malicious software or malware. Thus, the modern antivirus was born— […]

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Cybersecurity: What's Trending in 2017

Cybersecurity: What’s Trending in 2017

Cybersecurity issues have not slowed down over the years. With so many innovations cropping up year after year, it could be said that we’re only just starting to grasp what our tech can accomplish. Certain events have made this state of affairs possible. The ever-increasing presence of tech in our daily lives, the movement towards […]

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How To Know If You've Picked the Right Web Security Tool

4 Indications That You’ve Picked the Right Web Security Tool

2017 has been a year of several large-scale cybersecurity threats — from the Shadow Brokers attack in April to the spread of the WannaCry ransomware in May. Hackers and all kinds of cybercriminals abound, making the internet world a very dangerous place. This means choosing the right security tools is of paramount importance if you […]

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Vpn vs FCC

Net Neutrality: The Coming Battle

On May 18, the FCC officially began their efforts to oppose net neutrality. In a 2-1 vote, the agency introduced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) entitled “Restoring Internet Freedom” with the intention of repealing net neutrality rules established back in 2015 during the Obama administration when Democrats still ran the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). […]

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