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

A Weak VPN Could Be More Destructive Than No VPN

Author(s):

Zehra Ali, ,

Internet to VPN to you

In the present era, an individual’s privacy solely depends on internet security. Your banking details, your pictures, and other sensitive information are available on different channels such as social media accounts, websites, and other online platforms. Therefore, the usage of VPN has increased drastically. But are you sure your VPN is working correctly? If not, … Read more

The Importance of Protected Digital Assets

Author(s):

Frankie Wallace, ,

Digital Assets

A significant number of your digital assets, whether personal or professional, are now digital in this current age. The transfer of business practices, records, and even storefronts from a mostly physical world to a digital plain has developed rapidly over the last couple decades. Because of this, we are increasingly concerned about the security of … Read more

The Evil Twin Attack: Safe use of Public Internet

Author(s):

Patrick Putman, ,

Evil Twin Attack, blue buildings, wifi connected city, smart city

Wireless connectivity has existed now for more than twenty years. And as technology advances, wireless access to the internet increases. Public WiFi access points are everywhere. They exist in restaurants, coffee shops, and shopping malls. Even entire cities offer public access to the internet. Additionally, if you carry a phone, you likely have wireless access … Read more

Defense Against Man-In-The-Middle Attacks (MITM)

Author(s):

Jack Warner, ,

MITM, malicious figure stealing card info from a computer, ransomware

What You Need For The Best Defense Against Man-In-The-Middle (MITM) Attacks Man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks involve the interception of communication between two or more digital systems. Because of this, they are both difficult to detect and to resolve. The best solution, therefore, is defense. Unfortunately, that too has its’ challenges due to a varied range of … Read more

Always Read the Privacy Policy for Your VPN

Author(s):

Obaid Chawla, ,

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You Didn’t Read the Privacy Policy?! The privacy policy is the single most important document governing the guidelines around which a VPN functions. However, it has almost become a ritual to not read it. Everyone knows that it’s there but no one actually reads it, except for a few cybersecurity geeks and VPN reviewers. Unfortunately, … Read more

Dark Web: Unpacking the Notoriety

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Dark Web Silk Road anonymous marketplace drugs index

If you are internet savvy, or into Creepypastas, you absolutely have heard of the dark web. What started out as a little trivia fact (did you know 99% of the internet is The Deep Web?!) has morphed into something else entirely. The Legend of the Dark Web Because the dark web is non-indexable, Google can … Read more

How To Strengthen Web Security with VPN

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Pawan Sahu, ,

VPN assembled with red blocks against grey blocks

How To Strengthen Web Security with VPN A web site’s security is of prime significance for the site owner as well as the site visitors. Ensuring that the website faces no security threats at all times can be an overwhelming task for inexperienced website owners who have just started out. With so many threats rising … Read more

Public WiFi: What is the Risk?

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

WiFi is a lot like water. It is available almost everywhere and probably should be free. Unfortunately, a lot of times it is not safe to drink free water. Water that is sourced from a stream might be dirty, and unless you have a water purification system, it is not a good idea to drink … Read more