Torrent site run for only fun causes damages of millions

The suspected administrator of a torrent website raided by police in 2012 is confronting the possibility of years in prison despite authorities knowing he ran the site to a great extent for no particular reason. The 24-year-old is blamed for disregarding notices to shut down SwePiracy and is currently confronting damages of nearly $3 million […]

Dealing with Cybercrime through Proper Change in Human Behavior

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. […]

End User Encryption: When Do You Reasonably Need to Use Data Encryption?

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.

A Recent Study Proves that Black Market on the Web Has Increased Rapidly

Recently, a new study being performed by Experian proves that illegal trading on the web or otherwise the black market online has increased really rapidly over the last years. In fact, in 2014 110 million items were sold illegally on the web from many people worldwide thus 40% increase in comparison with 2013 and 300% […]

Internet Surveillance Concerns that Got Raised by Charlie Hebdo Attacks

There are growing concerns as to how Charlie Hebdo attacks in France are going to affect Internet surveillance in the country and the world. Rumors dictate that stricter legislation is bound to apply against terrorism. The wound has not yet healed after the recent tragedy at Charlie Hebdo magazine, with the word about terrorism spreading. […]

Online Identity Theft Nearly Cost Me USD6,000 in Fines and Lawyers Fees

You hear it all the time — always be wary of divulging your personal information to other people, especially strangers. For me, I had a taste of what it was like to have my personal information compromised because of my own negligence. A couple of years ago, I received a letter in my mailbox from […]