If you are planning to purchase the new Hello Barbie for your kid or another beloved child, you had better reconsider. It seems that the innovation behind the release of the new Hello Barbie model is going to be a mixed blessing, according to the effects that will be triggered.
The internet is a risky place as much as it is a fun place to be. The freedoms allowed in it have been abused by some criminal elements and therefore we are left with no option but to be wary. In law they say ignorance is no defense, in cyber security we say ignorance is […]
The investments that have been made in the field of preventing cyberattacks have not been that fruitful, as we can witness through the charts and stats revealing the increasing number of such malicious incidents. Even though resources are multiplied, the results do not get a lot better than what they were a few years back. […]
The Chinese government is among the world’s most notorious for restrictions online. Basically in China you can only access websites from China. Any other website proves hard to access.
Computer and IT systems are not easy to set up. They take a lot of technical knowhow as well as a lot of attention to details. IT systems are not foolproof and there is no perfect way to put them together. Unlike a carpenter who knows how to fit things together without any doubt, an […]
The word ‘hacker’ comes along frequently in conversations about internet security and privacy online. Often then word has been taken to have different meanings depending on who it is referring to. There are ‘good’ hackers and ‘evil’ hackers. There also are grey hackers.
Encryption is the in-word in internet security and privacy circles. It is also the word on the lips of law enforcement, and not in a good. See, encryption has always been there but it is only in the last decade or so that people decided to commercialize it on a large scale.
The horrific attacks in Paris are starting a new debate over whether American government scouts should have informal access to encrypted messages rolling across the web.
Many people have at one point in their usage of computers comes across malware. The general populace calls all malware viruses but that is not an accurate description. Malware is shortened from malicious software and as is more than viruses. Malware includes Trojans, spyware and worms.
The first time the world had a serious discourse on surveillance and encryption was after Edward Snowden and Wikileaks split out secrets of the US government’s spying. The fallout from the revelations that the US government was keeping tabs not only on its own citizens but also on world leaders, more so allies such as […]