The 4 best apps to properly secure your iPhone in 2018

Alongside Apple’s corporate stance on privacy, the device itself has a number of protective features, from the passcode and Touch and Face ID to encrypted iMessages. Nevertheless, given the amount of sensitive information people store on their iPhones, it’s never redundant to add an extra layer of security. There are many different apps out there […]

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Security and privacy for the most popular web browsers

Let’s face it: human beings love to compare. Our insistence to quantify, judge, and rank everything under the sun has resulted in lists covering everything from the best universities to the worst Adam Sandler movies (which you can easily stream, should you dare). Clearly, some rankings are more important than others. So how about a […]

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What is Ransomware and How Do I Protect Against It?

Ransomware is everywhere, and it seems like it’s destroying everything. It’s attacking schools, hospitals, and businesses of all sizes, forcing them to pay tens of thousands of dollars in the hopes that they won’t lose all of their precious data. Modern ransomware works by infecting a computer, encrypting all of its files so that nobody […]

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Is Bitcoin Actually Private?

One of the most common misconceptions about Bitcoin is that it is a completely anonymous and private currency. Unfortunately, it is anything but anonymous and private. In fact, that innovative blockchain that Bitcoin is built on is essentially a giant ledger that allows everyone to watch where money flows in perfect detail. With that said, […]

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How Secure Is Email?

Not very, but to understand why we need to unpack the various points at which email could be intercepted. Imagine sending someone an email. First, the email needs to travel from your computer to your email provider (Gmail, for example). Whether it could be intercepted here by your ISP or a hacker on public WiFi […]

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