For those who travel often, Airbnb is a fantastic website for booking accommodations. Not only do you get a decent price (read: cheaper than a hotel), but you also have a greater chance to experience the culture and people. One of the essential amenities at almost every Airbnb nowadays is WiFi. Within minutes of arriving,...
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 security systematically, so you can stay updated on rapidly...
It seems China’s Firewall is no match for U.S. President Donald Trump. While visiting China on an 11-day trip across Asia, Trump managed to tweet a thanks to President Xi. The social media platform – which Trump uses daily – is banned in China. Other social media platforms – like Facebook, Gmail, and WhatsApp –...
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...
CyberGhost just launched their new NoSpy servers, and to spread the word, we’re giving away an iPhone 8 to one lucky winner. Share this post on Facebook for a chance to win an iPhone 8! Tweet this post on Twitter for an extra entry in the raffle. What’s the catch? There’s no catch. Seriously. We’ve...
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....
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...
Are you tired of geoblocks that limit your access to Netflix, Hulu, and even YouTube in Germany? Or are you worried about ISP spying, anti-torrenting laws, data retention practices, and other threats to your privacy? Even in a country like Germany that’s highly rated for internet freedom, if you want secure, anonymous, and unrestricted web...
A VPN for gaming? Yeah, right — why would you use software that almost always slows you down and seems like the polar opposite of what a gamer truly needs? Well, since you’re here, you’ve probably faced one of several hurdles in the gaming world – such as geographical restrictions or foul play – that can be...