Incognito Mode: Are you Really Incognito?

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Isabell Gaylord, ,

Incognito Mode

Introduction A lot of people have a wrong impression of Incognito Mode. Some users think this browsing mode covers your tracks completely from anyone, including both other computer users and the government. However, in reality, Incognito Mode is simply a way to keep your browsing history hidden. Additionally, Incognito Mode ensures that you log off … Read more

Deepfake Technology: Implications for the Future

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

It has been over a year since Jordan Peele made a video warning us of the impending spike in deepfake technology. In the video, Peele uses ML technology and his legendary Obama imitation to effectively ventriloquize Obama. He effectively makes it appear as if Obama is saying outlandish statements. Since the video’s release, we have … Read more

How to Set up Two-Step Verification on Your Social Media Accounts

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Mary Steinford, ,

Two-Step Verification

One of the most remarkable developments in the consumer technology industry in the past two decades is the emergence of social media networks. Social media has revolutionized the sort of social connections and interactions we have offline. Additionally, it has enhanced how we communicate and stay informed. Nowadays, billions of people around the world use … Read more

Catfishing: Not Just About Money

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Catfishing, catfish

We live in a time where it is easier than ever to deceive people. For example, the internet now enables us to speak anonymously through message boards, comment sections, and even online games. Additionally, the internet can help you pretend to be a different person. Catfishing is the act of pretending to be someone else … Read more

Why People are Ditching Social Media

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Hand unplugging, unplug, social media detox

The Pew Research Center has released a new report that tracks the relationship people have currently with social media. It has been six months since Facebook revealed that they were allowing user’s information to be harvested by Cambridge Analytica. According to the report released by Pew Research Center, the debacle has turned a lot of … Read more

Social Media Data Exploitation

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

A man looks through graphs and charts of data exploitation in a futuristic black and grey room.

Former data analytics contractor Christopher Wylie blew the whistle on an independent company for harvesting the Facebook information of more than 50 million people in the United States, resulting in one of the most…