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How to recognize scareware and its alarming tactics

Scareware is one of the sneakiest methods to prey on unwitting users. With bogus alerts and rogue programs, threat actors manipulate people…

PRIVACY | 3 min Read

Difference between TCP and UDP protocols

TCP and UDP protocols have a pivotal role in data transmission online. UDP is the ideal choice for time-sensitive communications, while the…

PRIVACY | 3 min Read

Fundamentals of NAT and how it reshapes the internet

The Network Address Translation (NAT) is a solution to the ever-growing number of internet-connected devices. Creators of IPv4 believed that…

PRIVACY | 3 min Read

Sneaky clickjacking attacks and their prevention

Clickjacking is one of the trickiest and craftiest cyber attacks these days. Imagine you visit a website and see an appealing “Free iPhone…

PRIVACY | 3 min Read

Are NFC transactions and instant payments secure?

Near-field communication (NFC) is a feature available in nearly every mobile device. But, chances are, you haven’t noticed it before. The…

PRIVACY | 3 min Read

Using penetration testing to fight for a safer tomorrow

Penetration testing (or pen testing) is a simulated attack against a specific technology or service. Companies perform these tests to…

PRIVACY | 4 min Read

Fake VPNs on the rise, dangers and bogus offers

VPNs have a solid reputation as the protectors of users’ privacy. While media coverage usually shows their bright side, this technology has…

PRIVACY | 4 min Read

What is endpoint security?

Endpoint security is a practice of protecting computing devices that are vulnerable to cyber attacks or other malicious acts. Today, threats…

PRIVACY | 2 min Read

Deep packet inspection role in censorship and security

Deep packet inspection is a double-edged sword. While some label its application as intrusive, others claim that it offers a variety of…

PRIVACY | 4 min Read