The Netflix proxy error (officially called Netflix Error M7111-5059) shows up in very specific situations. And it’s always a disappointing experience to see this message on the screen. When trying to access the best of Netflix with a VPN, you may end up with a “proxy detected” message on a black background instead of the...
Sprucing up your hardware is a great start — and while that’s not a priority for many of us, keeping your desktop, laptop, and peripherals clean will do wonders for your speed and reliability. Did you know January is Clean Up Your Computer Month? If you’ve been postponing it for a while, now’s a great...
Chances are you’ve heard of BitCoin. Even if you’ve never used it, the crypto-currency – which skyrocketed to be valued at over $14,000 in December – has grown in popularity. But who created BitCoin? How did he do it? And what were his motivations?  There’s little known about the virtual creator of BitCoin known as Satoshi Nakamoto. what is...
Everyone is talking about it, but does anyone actually understand how Bitcoin works? Two years ago, Dominic Frisby knew Bitcoin was going to be big, so set out to ensure the general public had a way to understand it. In his book, Bitcoin: The Future of Money? Frisby tells the story of how Bitcoin was...
You know the importance of hiding your IP address in order to avoid being tracked, having your connection intercepted, and receiving pesky targeted ads. VPNs are by far the most effective way to hide your IP address. We’ll show you how to quickly and easily hide your IP address with a VPN, and explain why...
According to Turkish sources, an server was used to delete incriminating evidence in an ongoing investigation of the assassination of Andrei Karlov, the Russian Ambassador to Turkey. On December 19, 2016, police officer Mevlüt Mert Altıntaş shot and killed Karlov at a photography exhibition in Ankara. After the assassination, which led to Altıntaş’ death as...
If you don’t live in the States, watching your favorite primetime comedy the moment it airs is going to come at a cost. That’s because most content is geographically blocked due to copyrights and distributing licenses, and is not available for those residing out of the US. Even so, there are certain ways you can...
Malware Threats by Saiful Hassan is a new book (published June 2017) that takes you through various security threats – from social media to your bank account – and how you can protect yourself from them. We sat down with the author, Saiful Hassan, to see why he wrote this book and how it can help your...
Back in 2014, Adam Shostack – a program manager and security developer for Microsoft – published a book on threat modeling. His book, which is available in Kindle and paperback, explains how to optimize network security for software developers, security managers, and security professionals.   We sat down with him to talk about his book...
The latest cyber-attack – patrolling under the name of Petya – made its debut nearly two days ago on June 27. Known to be a ransomware attack that encrypts stolen data until a fee is paid in BitCoin, Petya has infected thousands of targets across the Ukraine, Russia, India, and the U.S. The ransomware uses...