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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...

Google Play - Will You Sort Out This Security Garbage Please? Play Protect!

6 Oct 2020 2 minute read 4 comments XTRM

I am going to make this as brief as possible - and could quite easily go off on a ranting tirade in text format - and guess who is responsible for my rantiness again? Yes it is Google... namely Google Play - This issue is one that ties directly in wi...

Phishing Just Became More Dangerous

2 Oct 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Matthew Rosenquist

What do you get when you combine phishing + AI + worm capabilities?  Trouble that moves fast!  The latest social engineering attacks hijack victims email response messages to send trusted phishing to others as a means of rapidly spreading. We have b...

CryptoSmarts 1: Best E-mail Services For Privacy

30 Sep 2020 5 minute read 8 comments MintDice.com

CryptoSmarts 1 MintDice is proud to bring you a 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 governments and corporations wh...

How Hackers Are Cracking Your Passwords

30 Sep 2020 4 minute read 0 comments Luca B

The previous article in this series has described why passwords which were fully compliant with the NIST recommendations from 2003 turned out to be insecure. This article, which is the third part of the series, will describe how computers are working...

TronLink wallet uses weak encryption

30 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments ircrp

  Last days a Swiss cryptographer Jean-Philippe Aumasson has tweeted a post putting TronLink's Android mobile wallet encryption security to a shame. The Co-Founder of Swiss company Taurus has claimed putting only 20 minutes of effort into finding tha...

iOS 14 Default Brave Browser Flaw

29 Sep 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Cje95

The new iOS version (14) is finally out and most people seem to have installed it. As I have gotten used to the new functions and features of iOS 14 the one I was really pumped for was being able to set my browser to whatever I wanted as I do not use...