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Small and medium businesses generally do not think about cyber security, and if they do, they don’t think it will happen to them. According to a KPMG study that surveyed 1,000 small companies in the UK, 51% said that they do not believe a cyber breach will happen to them. Yet, 60% of the companies surveyed had already experienced a breach. A ...
How to Prevent Cyber-Attacks: A Guide for Small and Medium Businesses
This year’s FIFA World Cup came with many surprises, but the game that we all want to watch is finally here: the final match. After Croatia's win against England on Wednesday, France will take on Croatia on Sunday, July 15 at 18:00 Moscow Time. Whether you’re rooting for Croatia to win it's first ever World Cup, or you want France to take ...
How to Watch the World Cup Final for FREE France vs Croatia
You haven’t stopped talking about your upcoming trip since you booked your ticket, but the thought of packing is killing your mojo. We understand; packing can be daunting. It’s no wonder so many people push it off until the last minute. It’s not just what to pack, it’s also how to pack. Besides for the transit, packing is probably the biggest co...
How to Pack for a Trip (and Keep Your Nerves at Bay)
Overview We conducted a comprehensive assessment on an LG NAS device. This device is a storage device connected to a network that only allows authorized users. It’s like a private cloud, only it costs less, is simple to operate, and it gives you complete control. However, we found a way to hack into the system using a pre-authenticated remote c...
Critical Vulnerability Found in Majority of LG NAS Devices
Two important updates since this report was published: Our research team created a patch that can help effected users. Please check it here DASAN Zhone Solutions sent us their comment on the report. We attach it "as is" at the end of this page Overview: We conducted a comprehensive assessment on a number of GPON home routers. Many ro...
Critical RCE Vulnerability Found in Over a Million GPON Home Routers
A world-respected security expert, Steven Bellovin's Thinking Security: Stopping Next Year's Hackers tackles the problem of cyber security head-on. Many people believe they're secure if they follow the same protocol from the year before, but with technology changing all the time, it's not sufficient. Thinking Security helps you understand securi...
Thinking Security by Steven M. Bellovin - Free Chapter Included
OperaVPN just announced that the Android and iOS apps are shutting down on April 30th. While the free browser with the built-in VPN is still working, mobile devices will no longer support the beloved app. If you paid for OperaVPN, you can claim a year’s subscription to SurfEasy. This is because Opera bought SurfEasy back in 2015. But if...
5 Free Alternatives to OperaVPN Now That It Shut Down
If you're reading this, you probably know about China's complicated relationship with the internet. Heavy censorship, hundreds of blocked websites, and severely limited access to Western online services. This is what you can expect during your stay in a country with one of the worst internet freedom scores in the world. A VPN (virtual priv...
NordVPN Works in China, But Only If You Do This First
Save nearly 50% and get 3 extra months FREE! Get an Extra 6 Months Free and Save 77% Only valid on the one-year plan. Get 63% off on ZenMate's Premium 1 year Plan. Get a 30% discount with the code TOPSEC30 Buy 1 Year and get an additional year FREE. You can also get an extra 5% off with the code PRIVACYPLEASE. Get 5G...
Cyber Month Deals and Coupon Codes - Max Savings for 2022
When Russia blocked the popular messaging app Telegram on April 16th, internet search queries for the term “vpn” surged dramatically, increasing by more than 230%. VPNs have also seen a spike in sales, with top VPN providers reporting a threefold increase in conversion rates. This shows that Russians are not only searching for information ...
vpnMentor Study: Interest in VPNs in Russia Soar After Telegram Ban