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TECH & CYBERSECURITY

Avast Antivirus is Selling Users Data

The popular antivirus program Avast has been selling users data to giant companies like Google, Home Depot, Microsoft and Pepsi, according to an investigation by Motherboard and PCMag. It appears that Avast has been scraping data from its antivirus software and handing it off to its subsidiary Jumpshot. Jumpshot then repackaged the data and sold […]

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TECH & CYBERSECURITY

The Best Password Guide: Updated!

Hi, how are you? Today i would like to update a post i did a few years ago and so here we are. First before i start the post, there will be links down below for those interested in protecting themselves, families, businesses and their data from hackers. If you are in a hurry take […]

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BUSINESS TECH & CYBERSECURITY

Basic Data Security

What is Data Security? is the process of keeping data secure and protected from not only unauthorized access but also corrupted access. The main focus of data security is to make sure that data is safe and away from any destructive forces. Data is stored as rows and columns in its raw form in the […]

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BUSINESS TECH & CYBERSECURITY

Data, The New Gold!

Just recently i posted an article on Why Big Tech Firms Want A Piece of Finance And after research i concluded that it’s not all about money. Yes they want profits and to provide value and solve society’s problems but also it’s about data! Imagine if you knew what people buy, where they buy it […]

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Data Security TECH & CYBERSECURITY

Data about data: Metadata

Hey guys, how are you doing? Today i would like to touch on Metadata. What is metadata? This is data/information about data. Example: A photo is taken, maybe a family portrait taken by a smartphone. One could use an Exif Metadata Viewer to find out the smartphone/camera used, when the photo was taken, even where […]