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Getflix Review

There are a couple of options people can use to access streaming services without limits. Proxy, VPN and DNS services are the most popular tools that can bypass geographic restrictions. But while each of these tools are extremely useful, one tool is more supreme when it comes to unlocking blocked content. So, if you are Read More

Malvertising Campaign Targets AOL, Yahoo & More

Web pages managed by AOL, Yahoo, Match.com, and The Atlantic have this week been detected as serving malicious ads, which may have put visitors to those sites vulnerable to downloading ransomware, warn researchers. The malvertising campaign was spotted by security firm the Proofpoint and had an impact on visitors to at least 22 high-profile websites. Read More

Dropbox Users Face Phishing Attacks Following Leak

Seven million Dropbox users recently lost their login and password credentials due to a major leak and users of the cloud storage service have now become victims of a major phishing attack. The attack, spread by thousands of spam emails, invited users to download a recently sent file by clicking on the link provided in Read More

Who Are Data Brokers And Why Are They After You?

Last month, 30 companies including Adobe, AOL, and Salesforce were charged for violating the EU data transfer agreement. These companies had data brokers who sold detailed user profiles to third parties. A data broker is essentially a consumer data company that sells your information to advertisers or other parties for financial gains. Brokers get hold Read More

Tailor-made NSA iPhone Backdoor, or Apple’s Diagnostic Disaster?

This week, we reported on a potential backdoor in iOS devices that would allow anyone with a couple extra minutes on their hands the ability to download the entirety of the data contained on someone’s phone in an instant. The piece was written off information presented at the Hope X conference in New York last Read More

NSA Issues First “Transparency” Report in Response to Snowden Leaks

The US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has released the NSA’s very first transparency report which detailed the number of targets the agency has spied on since their effort to ramp up operations started to take off back in 2001. So far those who have dissected the paper have expressed their concerns over the Read More

Symantec Declares Anti-virus “Dead”

A recent report from the Wall Street Journal confirmed what many of us have already known for years now: endpoint single-user anti-virus is dead, and we have advanced malware tactics to thank for that. According to several independent studies on the subject, commercially available anti-virus products only catch around half of all the attacks that Read More

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