Garry on Lockdown – Episode 8: Ransomware takes center stage

Garry Kasparov explores the growing role of ransomware in today's digital landscape and talks tech and geopolitics with New York Times reporter Nicole Perlroth

5 Aug 2021 min read

Clubhouse is now open to everyone

Plus, Google unveils a new bug bounty platform and the Pegasus Project discovers spyware in widespread use

30 Jul 2021 min read

An Ugly Truth: A book review

Deeper dives into recent political events and misinformation frame the debate over the role that Facebook should play in our society

29 Jul 2021 min read

Beware of crypto exchange scams

Steering clear of these scams might seem easy, but the tactics of modern-day scammers should not be underestimated

29 Jul 2021 min read

How the National Guard trains its cyber soldiers

From simulated ransomware attacks to SQL injections, the activities at Cyber Shield 21 busted some of my myths about the military

28 Jul 2021 min read

Here's how Apple's "Hide My Email" feature works

The feature allows you to take full advantage of a company’s services without having to share your email address

26 Jul 2021 min read

Instagram gives users Sensitive Content Control

Plus, hackers bypass Windows Hello, and Venmo finally ditches that global social feed

23 Jul 2021 min read

Understanding the Pegasus project

Although the chances of being struck by Pegasus are low, there's still many reasons to practice safe computing on your phone

22 Jul 2021 min read

Is voice cloning a security threat?

Plus, the Ring doorbell gets a security upgrade and Xbox gives parents more spending control

16 Jul 2021 min read

Phishing scams are taking advantage of crypto hype

Wherever cryptocurrency is growing in popularity, crypto-based scams are not far behind

13 Jul 2021 min read

Enhancing threat intelligence using new STIX and TAXII standards

The latest round of both standards have been implemented by numerous vendors, including Avast

12 Jul 2021 min read

What to do about the Kaseya and PrintNightmare vulnerabilities

Here are three clear steps to help keep yourself and your businesses as safe as possible

9 Jul 2021 min read

Twitter considers new security features

Plus, Avast detects malware in Mongolia, and Trump’s new site gets hacked on day one

9 Jul 2021 min read
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