encryption

Reasons to Encrypt Your Data

Mankind has invented many ways to keep secrets. To send a private letter in Ancient Rome, nobles could shave a slave’s head, write the letter on the skin, wait for the hair to gro...
AV Test

How to Read Antivirus Comparisons

Getting to the bottom of independent AV comparative testing – who to believe and how to make the right decision. We respect the right of any user to choose a reliable antivi...
https

Digital Certificates and ‘HTTPS’

If we really wanted to thoroughly discuss ‘HTTPS’ and Digital Certificates, then we’d need to talk about cryptography, but don’t worry, because we’re going to go ahead and spare y...
vpn

VPNs and Why You Should Use Them

Virtual Private Networks, or VPNs for short, have become increasingly essential of late as we more often access sensitive data from remote locations — and as the threat of having ...
identity theft

How to Prevent Identity Theft

The general public should be well aware at this point that identity theft is increasingly common and has calamitous effects that are far more serious than the half-baked Melissa M...
snapchat

The Dangers of Snapchat

“Snapchat is a new way to share moments with friends,” reads the opening sentence of the temporary photo-sharing application’s “about us” page. The description is just vague enoug...
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Mobile Browser Security

We’re increasingly conducting our online lives through our mobile devices, be they smartphones or tablets, and while that’s a good thing for convenience, it comes with a price. Mo...