Online fraud is a growing concern in Europe, making a VPN a must – regardless of whether you’re a visitor using public Wi-Fi or a lifelong resident of one of one of the many European countries looking to torrent safely and access geo-blocked content. A VPN allows you to secure your connection and reduce the...
In 2018, we tested 3 popular VPNs: Hotspot Shield, PureVPN, and Zenmate with accredited researchers to find if the VPNs could leak data. While we hoped to find zero leaks, we regretfully found that all of them leak sensitive data. On the positive side, after we contacted the VPN vendors, we saw that two were fast...
The eyes of the cyber security world were on the popular RSA Conference that was held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA from April 16-20. We had a chance to catch up with Linda Gray Martin, General Manager of  the Cconference, on the final day and talk about some of the Conference highlights....
When it was released, Terrarium TV seemed too good to be true: A “one-stop shop” for all your free TV and movie streaming needs. Instead of hosting movies and TV shows, Terrarium TV provides links to the highest quality, free content online. It seemed this would keep Terrarium TV safe from the kind of legal...
Censorship is not new  Censorship is not a new occurrence, neither is it an idea that is specific to the World Wide Web. Information that is counter to the religious or political ideals of a community or country, or is seen as a threat to security, has been removed from the public sphere throughout history....
Due to pressure from movie studios and television producers, Showbox has been effectively banned in several parts of the world. The free torrenting service had been targeted for intellectual property rights violations and copyright infringement. Although Showbox tried to rebrand, it has become extremely difficult to access the service in many countries. A number of...
Nothing beats the feeling of going on a vacation. You can finally let go of the daily stress and spend a few days, or weeks if you’re lucky, travelling with the family. However, before you can get away you first have to deal with the headache of packing. This rather stressful time can derail the...
Are you still using Facebook? Do you feel like you can still trust the social media giant, despite all the data leaks that have occurred in the past few months? Unless you’ve been living under a rock lately, you’ve probably heard about the Cambridge Analytica – Facebook scandal. To recap the situation, in 2014, 270,000...
If you’re outside Thailand, you might be blocked when you try to access your Thailand bank accounts or watch shows on NBT. Some websites only give full access to users with an IP address in Thailand, a process known as geoblocking. Don’t worry, there’s an easy solution to the problem. All you need to access restricted sites...
Kyoohyung Han is a PhD student in the Department of Mathematical Science at the Seoul National University in Korea. He recently gave a presentation at EuroCrypt 2018 titled Homomorphic Lower Digit Removal and Improved FHE Bootstrapping. He was generous enough to give me a few minutes of his time and talk a little more about...