Cross-Platform Malware: A Growing Threat For Computers

21 November 2013

There is a new threat in town when it comes to malware; it attacks without prejudice and it’s got cross-platform power. The same strain of a particular malware and virus, if it has cross-platform ability, can hit multiple OS such as Windows, Mac and Linux etc., simultaneously. It is exceedingly harmful because it has the [...]

Social Media Pressure: Opinions Die Offline?

Social Media Pressure: Opinions Die Offline?

15 September 2014

The online world and the offline world are going to remain perpetually linked. And it’s not surprising that both affect each other. A recent study shows that social media is good at not just silencing opinions online, but also have an effect on how people behave offline. Over the course of the last few years [...]

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Cyber Security Tools: Breach Detection FTW

Cyber Security Tools: Breach Detection FTW

12 September 2014

Cyber attacks are the new home burglaries. Almost all people who have tech infused into their lives have been at some point victim of online security breaches in some capacity or the other. While you can try to augment your security precautions, you are never really a 100% safe. And it isn’t just restricted to [...]

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Are Smart Homes Really Secure?

Are Smart Homes Really Secure?

10 September 2014

You know a technology is the next big thing when giants like Google and Apple actively pursue it. Smarthomes – which remind one of Tony Stark’s futuristic abodes – is one such technology that aims to automate an entire house using self-learning WiFi enabled gadgets. The technology which is still in its infancy can accomplish [...]

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Yahoo Joins Google’s Initiative to Encrypt Email

Yahoo Joins Google’s Initiative to Encrypt Email

08 September 2014

When news of Silicon Valley’s behind the scenes cooperation with the National Security Agency broke out there was a lot of hue and cry over violation of privacy policy and leakage of personal user information. Edward Snowden’s identification of tech giants that participated in the covert exercise shook user confidence in using services offered by [...]

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Brace Yourself: New Lumia Phones Are Coming

Brace Yourself: New Lumia Phones Are Coming

05 September 2014

It’s been a while since Nokia became a part of the Microsoft family. People were skeptical when the Windows Phones hit the scene but their performance since then has silenced many a critic/Android junkie/iPhone addict. It seems like the company has a lot more to offer, and is showing no signs of slowing down anytime [...]

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CloudAlloy’s New Move for Better Cloud Security

CloudAlloy’s New Move for Better Cloud Security

03 September 2014

CloudAlloy is planning to make security a little easier when it comes to the cloud. How? By breaking up documents stored within into several different pieces. Despite the many benefits that cloud technology brings with it, none of us can ignore the security flaws that are at play. A New Hope Many companies have traditionally [...]

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What Can Be Done about Facebook Tracking

What Can Be Done about Facebook Tracking

01 September 2014

Facebook has attracted the wrath of technology pundits for their controversial privacy policies on more than one occasion. Using their massive consumer appeal to their advantage the social networking giant has frequently drafted terms of use that suit their business model and often overlooks their user’ privacy. The company’s creepy new digital tracking initiative is [...]

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NSA’s Computer & Mobile Spying: An Interview with Tung Yin

NSA’s Computer & Mobile Spying: An Interview with Tung Yin

26 November 2013

Tung Yin is a professor of law at Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon. His main area of focus is national security law, criminal procedure, terrorism and law, and federal criminal law. He has conducted extensive research on domestic legal problems that were borne from counter-terrorism practices and policies in the aftermath of [...]

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