Determined to Find Love Online in 2018? Here are 5 Ways to Protect Your Privacy

It turns out January is the busiest month for online dating since millions of singles have resolved to embark on new adventures — and even finding love — in 2018. And why not? According to the Pew Institute, over the last ten years, online dating has lost a lot of its stigma, and a majority …

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How Pseudo-ransomware KillDisk Creates a Smoke Screen for Cybercriminals

We all remember Petya/NotPetya. How could you forget? The nasty malware took cues from WannaCry, leveraging the same SMB vulnerability. But instead of locking away files, Petya/NotPetya was a wiper – simply cleaning devices of their data. Petya was not the first wiper we’ve seen, and it’s certainly not the last. In fact, a classic …

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Key Innovations and Takeaways from CES 2018

Every year, practically everyone in the consumer electronics industry catches a flight and heads to Las Vegas for The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Though 2018’s show was colored by some power outages and even some flooding, it still delivered upon its typical expectations and showcased the best innovation that the industry brings to the …

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5 Ways to Be Proactive When Protecting Your Personal Data

WannaCry, Equifax and Uber—in the wake of a data emergency, I often find myself hyperconscious of my online security measures: I immediately change my passwords, I’m careful about what emails I open, and what links I click. However, once the news cycle passes, I admit I fall back into my old habits, which aren’t always …

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