Encryption

US Government Bitcoin Ransomware Attack

More than 20 municipalities in the US have been hit by ransomware attacks this year alone, the software has grown rapidly by an internet worm that spreads copies of itself by hacking into other computers on a n...

Significant Security Flaws

Big name companies have made public this week some major security flaws in their devices. While it is not uncommon for companies to disclose information on potential vulnerabilities, this week the sheer number ...

The Best VPN Services of 2018

“A virtual private network is the best way to stay anonymous online and to secure your web traffic. We’ve tested more than 50 VPNs, and these are our top performers” stated PC Mag’s, Max...

Keep Conversations Private with End-to-End Encryption Messaging

Messaging is one technological advance that most cannot live without. But most of us would like to rest assured that what we type will be for the eyes of the receiver only, and not a mysterious third party. Reg...

Pegasus Spyware Detected – Upgrade to iOS 9.3.5 ASAP

Malware that spies on user phone calls and text messages, has been alleviated thanks to the latest iOS mobile operating system upgrade, and the wise proceedings of a human rights activist. Canadian cyber securi...

Why You Need to Deploy Encryption and How

Encryption is the transformation of data from plain text to ciphertext. In other words, basically taking data that is easy to read and placing it into a riddle that has no rhyme or pattern so that only those th...

Undetected Hacker Group Spying Since 2011…

Strider hackers reference the all-seeing eye of Sauron in their ‘nation-state level’ malware, which has been used to steal files from organisations across the globe. Unknown hacker group, ‘Str...

How to scrub data from your device

You may be surprised to hear that “Delete” is not an end all function for wiping data clean from your machine. To ensure you data doesn’t get into the wrong hands, perform a secure erase. Whet...

3,500 Chimera decryption keys posted on pastebin

  Cybersecurity firm Sophos reported the authors of Mischa ransomware program gained access to the development platform of a rival program called Chimera this week, and posted thousands of Chimera decrypti...

Webcam Malware aimed at company employees

Attacks face many working employees as the newest form of malware has been aimed at webcams in the workplace. The new malware is used to record employee’s private moment sin order to extort information ou...