encryption

The Evolving Threat of Ransomware and How it Works

With Ransomware on the increase, we look to help explain what Ransomware is and what you can do to avoid becoming its next victim in a significantly growing volume of those ...

April 19, 2017 at 1:30 pm by

Snowden’s Favourite Encrypted E-Mail Service Returns

Lavabit, the encrypted e-mail service that was favoured by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden before it closed down, has returned after three years in the wilderness. Back in ...

January 22, 2017 at 4:00 pm by

Open Whisper Systems Denies WhatsApp Backdoor

Earlier this week, The Guardian reported that Facebook-owned instant messaging app WhatsApp included a backdoor that allowed its employees to read users’ messages. The ...

January 14, 2017 at 4:30 pm by

WhatsApp Built Backdoor into its Encryption

WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned instant messaging app, features a security backdoor that allows the company to intercept and decrypt private messages sent through the platform, ...

January 13, 2017 at 6:00 pm by

UK Police Deems HTTPS Use an Act of Terrorism

A man arrested by UK police for engaging in terrorist activities has been charged with publishing his blog using the HTTPS protocol. Samata Ullah, 33, from Cardiff, was ...

October 10, 2016 at 6:45 pm by

Crucial MX300 2TB 2.5-Inch Solid State Drive Review

Introduction Today I got the largest solid state drive in my test lab that I yet had the pleasure to test, at least when it comes to capacity. The physical size of the ...

September 29, 2016 at 9:58 am by

QNAP Partners with Golden Frog for VyprVPN Support

Security is an ever growing concern for people and a VPN service is a great way to add another layer of security. QNAP has now entered a partnership with VyprVPN to give their ...

August 23, 2016 at 11:11 am by

Europol Wants to Track and Handle Ransomware

When it comes to viruses and malware, ransomware is one of the nastier versions. Taking people’s prized memories and work with approaching deadlines, the ransomware ...

July 26, 2016 at 12:29 pm by

Blackberry is “Disturbed” by Apple’s Encryption Policy

Companies are often critical of one another when their policies are involved. With privacy and encryption sitting atop everyone’s minds with recent news that ...

July 25, 2016 at 11:17 am by

Russian ISP’s Will Give Everything to the Government

When it comes to privacy and security, governments around the world are having to deal with the ever-increasing threat of terrorism and dangers facing the world on a daily ...

June 29, 2016 at 11:00 am by
iPhone

Apple Decrypts iOS Kernel for All to See

When it comes to security there are two contrasting opinions on how to go about it, firstly you let users see your code and hope that more will try to fix the problems and ...

June 23, 2016 at 12:35 pm by

Latest Ransomware Now Hidden Within Javascript

When it comes to viruses Ransomware is particularly nasty. With thousands of users being affected by the latest in cyber crime, it often costs people hundreds to gain access ...

June 21, 2016 at 11:40 am by

GuardKey USB Encryption Dongle For Drives and Cloud Review

Introduction There are many ways to approach digital security and data safety, and today I’m taking a closer look at the GuardKey which takes a more physical approach to ...

June 17, 2016 at 12:00 pm by

University Of Calgary is Latest Ransomware Victim

When it comes to viruses and malware, ransomware is some of the worst for companies to encounter. Threatening all of your systems until you pay up, ransomware benefits only ...

June 9, 2016 at 9:40 am by

TeslaCrypt’s Developers Are Giving The Keys To Their Ransomware Away

In recent years, a new spread of malicious software has emerged, ransomware. Designed to not only cause issues like viruses in the past but also force users to decide ...

May 20, 2016 at 9:40 am by