Tag Archives: security

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 »

If You Have Children or Grandchildren Read This

If You Have Children or Grandchildren Read This Researchers at Check Point have discovered malware in apps aimed at children which display porn advertisements, encourage installation of fake security software, and steal personal information and credentials. The apps were available from Google Play and since the report (featured below) was published, Google has removed the… Read More »

Equifax Does it Again [Almost]: A lesson to be learned

Equifax Does it Again [Almost]:  A lesson to be learned The Great Equifax Breach of 2017, allowed hackers to obtain sensitive information from approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. In order “to assist” victims of the attack, Equifax set up a website where people could go learn whether or not they were affected by the breach.… Read More »

143 Million U.S. Consumers Affected by Equifax Data Breach

143 Million U.S. Consumers Affected by Equifax Data Breach Equifax is one of the “big three” credit reporting agencies. So, even if you don’t do business with Equifax directly, they know your business. Equifax knows all about you: Your credit card numbers, your social security number, your home address, your phone number(s), the banks you… Read More »

From Switzerland With Love: Email Privacy Your Way

From Switzerland With Love: Email Privacy Your Way You have to hand it to the Swiss. They always seem to stay out of wars, make great cheese, keep a pristine environment pristine, and, of course, to this day, remain the world’s only country that comes so close to being a true democracy. The USA is… Read More »