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...
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...
vpnMentor NordVPN Giveaway Halloween is coming up, and while we love ghosts and goblins, there is nothing scarier than getting hacked online. While you might dress up as Wonder Woman or the Joker, someone can dress up as you on the internet. Without proper security, your credentials, emails, passwords, and online activity can be traced and hacked....
China started banning VPNs from March 31, 2018. While most VPN providers are unable to provide services in China, there are some companies that claim their services are still available in the country. TunnelBear is one of the VPNs that claim they can unblock content in China. Does TunnelBear work in China? Let’s see. China...
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...
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 on...
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...
Bitcoin is dead…almost. Since 2018, Bitcoin shot up to $20,000 and plummeted to $7,500. The recent plummet has experts claiming it is the end of Bitcoin and the bubble has finally popped. But, can Bitcoin really die? We take a look at the history of Bitcoin, how cryptocurrency has changed over the years, what experts...
Hacking the Hacker by Roger A. Grimes introduces you to top ethical hackers and what they do in the cybersecurity world. Each chapter includes a different profile and an explanation of the technology used. We sat down with Roger A. Grimes, a computer guru who was hired to hack companies to test their cybersecurity, to talk about his...
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...