Topic

Security

A collection of 19 issues

The future of password security

Whenever the word ‘cybersecurity’ appears, the word ‘password’ springs to mind in parallel. People use them everywhere, from mobile phone locks to the protection of personal and state data stored on individual devices or websites. Everyone knows that a strong and secure password is able to save our sensitive information,
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How secure is Elon Musk’s Starlink?

If you still haven’t heard about Starlink, you’ve definitely heard about its creator — Elon Musk. Elon Musk is a billionaire entrepreneur most famous for his electric vehicle firm, Tesla, and his space exploration company, Space X. Maybe you learned about him from our news headlines talking about his
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How secure is Bluetooth? A complete guide on Bluetooth safety

From smartphones to automobiles, almost every device is equipped with Bluetooth technology nowadays. Many people use it every day while connecting to headphones, sending files, or making remote calls in their cars. However, most people are unaware that using Bluetooth carries a number of risks when it comes to your
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How secure is WebSocket?

What is WebSocket?The WebSocket API is a cutting-edge technology that allows the opening of bidirectional interactive communication sessions between a user's browser and server. You can use this API to send messages to a server and obtain event-driven responses instead of polling the service. WebSocket is a stateful protocol
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CAPTCHA — How does it actually work?

Upon entering your account on a website or in an app, you might be asked to enter a word or a number combination from a strange-looking picture. They are usually distorted and sometimes it can take a few seconds to determine the symbols on the picture. This security step is
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What is the most private internet browser in 2022?

When we look at the statistics, the number of cybercrimes increases year on year. Hackers have invented a wide range of tools that can crack your password or get your access information with ease. But there are also other ways of violating your privacy. Every click you make is tracked
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The brute force attack: definition and examples

What is a brute force attack?Among a myriad of different cyberattacks, the brute force attack seems to be the most common and primitive way of hacking. This technique involves guessing login information through trial-and-error, where hackers try all conceivable combinations in the hope of guessing correctly. The term “brute
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What is a firewall and how does it work?

Hacking attacks are often pretty minor and can include things such as personal data theft for the purpose of extortion. These attacks usually fail, but can sometimes be really devastating when the subject is a business or government organisation; we’re talking huge monetary losses. There are a huge variety
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How to check if you’ve been hacked & the next steps

Almost every user of the internet faces hacking at least once. Cybercriminals have invented a wide range of techniques that aim to crack your password or harvest the credentials and personal data including financial and banking details that are stored on your computer. The timely detection of break-ins may save
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How secure are iOS and Android, really?

According to a survey conducted in February 2021, 46% of participants stated that on average, they spent five to six hours on their phone on a daily basis. That means for almost half of you, a quarter of your life’s security will be dictated by your choice of mobile
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