travel online and data safety

6 Tips to Enhance your Online and Data Security When Traveling

Being on vacation is the best experience a human being can have; especially when you wait a whole year for a two or three-week period free of work, or if you have been planning your journey for so long that you made reservations with anticipation of three months or so. But you must stay proactive to Read More

Dropbox Passwords Posted Online, Company Denies Hack

Dropbox has denied reports that it was hacked after hundreds of usernames and passwords were posted online. The company posted on its blog yesterday that it has not been hacked following initial reports over the weekend and has since offered an update this morning. “A subsequent list of usernames and passwords has been posted online. Read More


Beware: “LOL” Virus is Roaming Facebook’s Chat

Social networks are dominating the online market in a way that was almost unthinkable before. Almost everyone has at least one social media account and spends hours browsing and utilizing them. They are visited and used everyday by millions of users worldwide, so it comes as no surprise that these platforms are, nowadays, one of Read More

Dropbox Patching Link Sharing Vulnerability

Dropbox has announced a patch to a vulnerability that allowed third parties to access links to documents you have shared with friends. While they are working, Dropbox has disabled the link sharing feature temporarily and expects to see it back online in the coming days. The company insists that no one has lost any information. Read More

Microsoft Word Vulnerable to Fresh Zero-Day

On Monday morning, representatives from Microsoft announced they had discovered a new zero-day exploit in the wild, one which exclusively preys on their primary publication program, Microsoft Word. Microsoft Word has become a prime target for hackers and pentesters over the past few years, as engineers behind the project struggle to match the security of Read More

Dropbox Announces “Less Than 249” Government Requests in 2013

Dropbox has announced that in the first half of 2013, their company processed “less than 249” information requests on its users in total, tying in dead last (or first, depending on your perspective on the matter) with LinkedIn for the number received in between January and June of last year. Unfortunately, like every other tech Read More