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The $31 Million Crytocurrency Hack

The $31 Million Cryptocurrency Hack

On November 21, Tether announced via their official website that an external attacker hacked into their system two days prior and stole $30,950,010 worth of tokens from their treasury wallet. The tokens were then moved to an unauthorized address. Tether, a startup and key player of the cryptocurrency market, takes pride in their stable currency […]

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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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How You Can Keep Your Business Information Secure

Last June, a wave of malware called NotPetya infected businesses worldwide such as Maersk, the Danish shipping giant, and Wire and Plastic Products (WPP plc), a London-based advertising and public relations company. This means that not even multi-billion dollar companies are immune to cybersecurity disasters. Although the malware infections were eventually contained, these companies were […]

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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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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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Are websites that use the HTTPS protocol really safe?

Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) enables secure communications over a computer network such as the Internet, but is it really safe? Here’s what you need to know about HTTPS, its vulnerabilities and how using a malware protection VPN can help improve your security. HTTPS and HTTP An HTTPS connection uses encryption to protect the exchange […]

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