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How end-to-end encryption protects your chats

There was a time when a hacker, anyone in fact, could get into a smartphone or computer and read all the logs of the chats that the person owning the device had engaged in. Some very well-known software packages like Live Messenger even created unencrypted folders and files that contained not only the messages but

By | August 8th, 2018|Categories: IT Security|0 Comments

10,000 WordPress sites hacked and used in huge malvertisement scheme

While sometimes funny, adverts are most of the time more of an annoyance than anything else. It doesn’t really matter where you have to endure it – radio, television, movie theaters, or the internet. It gets even worse if the advertisement is malicious. Sadly chances that you might encounter malvertisement are higher than you’d think

By | August 4th, 2018|Categories: IT Security, News|0 Comments

Reddit hacked, 2FA bypassed, old data stolen

Reddit, the front page of the internet as they call themselves, is one of the most visited pages online. According to Alexa Internet they rank as the #3 most visited websites in the US und #6 worldwide which is quite an achievement – just imagine how many registered users the page must have. And now

By | August 3rd, 2018|Categories: IT Security, News|0 Comments

BitPaymer Ransomware Infection Forces Alaskan Town to Use Typewriters for a Week

On Monday, officials from Matanuska-Susitna (Mat-Su), a borough part of the Anchorage Metropolitan Statistical Area, said they are still recovering from a ransomware infection that took place last week, on July 24. The ransomware infection crippled the Borough's government networks and has led to the IT staff shutting down a large swath of affected IT

By | August 1st, 2018|Categories: IT Security, News|0 Comments