Here at vpnMentor, we commissioned a report to test the security and privacy of three wearables in the health and fitness sectors. Digitsole Warm Insoles, Modius Headband and Ivy Health Kids Thermometer were all found to be collecting and exposing personal information, putting their users’ privacy at risk. In the case of Digitsole and Modius, hackers...
Although Portugal is one of the more open-minded countries when it comes to digital privacy, a VPN can help you experience the Internet there with zero hurdles — whether you’re a permanent resident or simply visiting. There are a few reasons for that. We’ll explain them shortly, but here’s a summary: if you’re an avid...
It’s frustrating being shut out of media and financial websites in Saudi Arabia because you have a foreign IP address. To get past the blocks, you need an IP address in KSA. However, it’s critical to remember that your messages to loved ones in Saudi Arabia might be monitored by the Saudi government. Getting a new IP through...
When it comes to internet censorship worldwide, nothing outranks the Great Firewall of China. If you’re planning a trip to China, you should be aware that websites and services such as Google, Facebook, YouTube, and even Whatsapp are all blocked. (You can see what other popular sites are blocked, here) China blocks these sites to...
About the authors: Sudhanshu Chauhan is an information security professional and OSINT specialist. He has worked in the information security industry, previously as Senior security analyst at iViZ and currently as Director and Principal Consultant at Octogence Technologies. Sudhanshu has also written various articles on a wide range of topics including Cyber Threats, Vulnerability Assessment,...
For the past 30 plus years, the IACR (International Association for Cryptographic Research) has been at the cutting edge of cryptographic research. They run three conferences a year; Crypto (In the United States), EuroCrypt and AsiaCrypt. I spoke with Orr Dunkelman, General Chair for EuroCrypt, which is taking place in Tel Aviv, Israel from April...
Our team of security researchers was researching dating apps client-side security, and one of the main focus targets was Tinder. After initial reconnaissance steps were done, a Tinder domain with multiple client-side security issues was found – meaning hackers could have access to users’ profiles and details. Immediately after finding these vulnerabilities, we contacted Tinder...
Sri Lanka is facing a number of security issues, as political and religious tensions grow within the country. Many religious communities country have been targeted by different terrorist groups and angry crowds, creating a fragile peace in a country still recovering from its civil war a decade ago. As a result, the Sri Lankan government is...
After an explosive fourth season that saw Tommy Shelby ascend to the highest echelons of British power, where can Peaky Blinders go from here? That’s the question on everyone’s mind as season five kicks off this month. If you live outside the UK, however, you’ll have to wait another few months to find out what’s...
From the latest Premier League games to in-depth NASCAR, NFL, NHL, and golf coverage, NBC Sports has it all – at least, for American viewers. If you’re trying to watch NBC Sports from outside the USA, you’ll be blocked from accessing the channel. NBC Sports uses geoblocks to ensure only people residing in the USA...