Data and device security for domestic abuse survivors

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 16:33:22 +0000

Many domestic abuse survivors need help before stalkerware strikes. Here, we give basic advice on device security and protecting sensitive data.

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Backdoors are a security vulnerability

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 16:10:27 +0000

Upset by their inability to access potentially vital evidence for criminal investigations, the federal government has, for years, pushed to convince tech companies to build backdoors that will, allegedly, only be used by law enforcement agencies. The problem, cybersecurity researchers say, is that those backdoors can easily be exploited by criminals.

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MegaCortex Returns…

Credit to Author: Shriram Munde| Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2019 07:27:12 +0000

MegaCortex, a ransomware which was first spotted in January this year, has become active again and has changed the way it previously attacked/targeted the corporate world. In order to simplify its execution and increase its scale of operation, it uses ‘Command Prompt’ instead of ‘PowerShell’ in current targeted campaign. Key…

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How to securely send your personal information

Credit to Author: Seth Rosenblatt| Date: Mon, 08 Jul 2019 16:00:00 +0000

On its own, email is not safe for sending credit card or passport numbers. Here’s how to securely send personal information over the Internet.

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Mozilla urges Apple to make privacy a team sport

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 01 May 2019 17:39:28 +0000

Mozilla is currently pushing Apple into placing extra barriers between iPhone users and online advertisers. Why? Because, according to Mozilla, it could work, which could benefit users everywhere.

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Facebook’s history betrays its privacy pivot

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Facebook’s self-proclaimed pivot to privacy faces a fierce opponent—Facebook’s own history.

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Compromising vital infrastructure: communication

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 19:09:33 +0000

In the series about vital infrastructure we look at communication. How vital is it? How is malware a threat and even how does malware show us the way to secure communication?

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Merging Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram: a technical, reputational hurdle

Credit to Author: davidruiz| Date: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 16:53:35 +0000

Facebook’s plan to integrate secure messaging across Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram will demand technical know-how and a fierce commitment to user privacy.

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