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How Hackers use the Delilah Malware for Blackmail

A new strain of malware is raising the eyebrows of the security community, with long term consequences for any infected users. Known as “Delilah,” the malicious software is said to seed itself into the system of a user, remaining dormant within folders and collecting sensitive data to be used for blackmail later on. The Delilah […]

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Are Tor and VPNs Harmful to Society?

Much has been in the news lately about encryption technology and its impact on both law enforcement and civil liberties. Most recently, the battle between Apple and the Department of Justice over privacy rights and encryption on the San Bernardino shooters’ phones has spilled into the news, close on the heels of the global discussion […]

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Encryption Backdoors for Beginners

Encryption backdoors have hit the headlines recently as the representatives in the United States and British governments call for these measures to protect their nations from terrorism and other threats. However, many technology experts fear that installing the encryption backdoors intended to make our society safer could actually compromise personal and national security. It can […]

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Steps to Take When Connecting to WiFi at the Coffee Shop

Consumers are oblivious to the dangers of connecting in a free wireless environment. If they actually knew how vulnerable they are, all that coffee shops would do is sell coffee. Nobody would stick around and connect to the internet. Everyone—and I mean everyone—always asks me if they should connect to public WiFi. The short answer […]

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Stop, Think and Connect on Public WiFi

OnGuardOnline.gov, co-managed by the Federal Trade Commission, is the federal government’s website to help you be safe, secure and responsible online. OnGuardOnline.gov is a partner in the Stop Think Connect campaign, led by the Department of Homeland Security, and part of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education, led by the National Institute of Standards and […]

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