Category Archives: Security

The Cloud Act and Your Privacy

The CLOUD Act and Your Privacy The Cloud Act was passed by the U.S. house and senate with very little discussion and very people knowing anything about it. It was part of the $1.3 trillion U.S. government spending bill that was rushed through congress in order, among other things, to keep the U.S. government funded.… Read More »

What is Doxing?

What is Doxing? Doxing is a method by which someone harvests personal information about an individual by searching the Internet, social media, cellphone number, etc. Most of the highly personal information that is harvested by doxxers is information which is easily accessed because of the individuals own self-disclosures. Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn,… Read More »

Cloudflare Claims Their New Free DNS Service Will Help Protect Your Privacy

Cloudflare Claims Their New Free DNS Service Will Help Protect Your Privacy On April 1, 2018, Cloudflare introduced its new DNS service which competes (mainly) with Cisco’s Open DNS and Google’s Public DNS, Cloudflare is making extraordinary claims for its DNS service including a promise of privacy backed up by 3rd-party auditing. Since it’s so… Read More »

Data Breach at Under Armour Affects 150 Million MyFitnessPal User Accounts

Data Breach at Under Armour Affects 150 Million MyFitnessPal User Accounts If you have a MyFitnessPal account, heads up. According to Under Armour 150 million MyFitnessPal accounts were breached. According to a press release from Under Armour, user information compromised does not include credit card data, Social Security numbers or driver’s license numbers. On March… Read More »