10 steps to prevent your data from phishing

Recently I got an email from somebody who claimed that he is a banker in the United Kingdom and wishes to help me claim the abandoned money in their bank which was for one of my passed family members. He said that man had a total of € 26.3 million in his bank account and…

June 16, 2019 | by

You are one step away from browsing a faster, more private Internet

Nearly everything on the Internet starts with a DNS request. DNS is the Internet’s directory. Click on a link, open an app, send an email and the first thing your device does is ask the directory: Where can I find this? Unfortunately, by default, DNS is usually slow and insecure. Your ISP, and anyone else listening…

January 24, 2019 | by

Blackmailers threaten to leak users’ masturbation vids unless they pay Bitcoin ransom

It seems the cryptocurrency community is under threat of a new blackmail tactic, so take caution. Cornell University computer science professor Emin Gün Sirer has shared an email that appears to leverage leaked passwords to swindle Bitcoin BTC out of unsuspecting victims, demanding they pay a ransom. After weaving an obviously fake, but plausible, scenario describing the Mr…

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