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Crypto Malware PSA

27 Oct 2020 1 minute read 2 comments cryptoforcanadians

I recently came across a post on Reddit about how someone keeps pasting in a different crypto address despite correctly copying the intended address. Just as the poster suspects, I too suspect that the computer he or she is using is indeed infected w...

Upcoming Cybersecurity Speaking Events

27 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Events are free to join.  Register now! 2020 Cyber Innovators Summit Register here.  Friday Oct 30th 9am-5:30pm PST Raj Samani is the keynote - a can’t-miss speaker who is always informative and entertaining.  The talks will cover a wide range and...

Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Accept My Challenge

25 Oct 2020 1 minute read 4 comments Matthew Rosenquist

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month.  It is a time to consider the risks we accept everyday when using computers and what we can do to better protect ourselves.  I have a challenge for each and every person.  Something that will help people ind...

What Brave Browser Jungle Touch means | Logo Tells it All

25 Oct 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Cryptofivers

If you have not started using the Brave browser, you are missing out on the freedom of choosing what ads to access and which not to in privacy. You might be addicted to the traditional browsers but Brave comes with benefits. However, you should look...

Toshiba aims to generate $3 billion revenue through quantum crypto advancements by 2030

19 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments ircrp

The Tokyo based Toshiba Corporation is currently contributing and investing towards advancements of the cryptographic solutions driven by quantum computing. The company is expecting the cyber security sector to grow by some $12 billion to solve the d...

Apple T2 Chip Vulnerability Challenges the Industry

18 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Recent verified reports highlight exploitable vulnerabilities in Apple’s security chip that cannot be patched!  The announcement adds to the growing concerns and shifting perceptions about hardware security. Hardware-based security has pros and cons...

CryptoSmarts 4: The Best Free Password Managers

16 Oct 2020 7 minute read 7 comments MintDice.com

CryptoSmarts 4 MintDice is proud to bring you the fourth part of the CryptoSmarts series, a 100% unbiased/non-affiliate paid article set that will focus on relatively simple ways you can boost your privacy, take power away from overbearing government...

Should Governments be Responsible for Protecting the Internet?

13 Oct 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Does society want governments to take on the role of protecting the Internet? Should the Internet be considered a Critical Infrastructure and therefore be overseen by governments? Will such actions undermine privacy and liberty or will it be demande...

Sophisticated Andriod Ransomware MalLocker With New String

10 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments NRWRecords

  Cybersecurity researchers at Microsoft have detected a risky new string of MalLocker, an ever-changing Smartphone ransomware descent that has swamped in the wild ever since least 2014.   The new version is notably designed to cover the ransom dema...

What is an API and an API key?

9 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments jolychristophe

In the crypto world we are often asked for an API key, in order to be able to drive a program from another program. What is an API? An API stands for Application Programming Interface. This term comes from development, it designates a program that wi...