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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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LIFE TECH & CYBERSECURITY

How & Why Big Tech is Trying to Get Rid of Passwords

Yesterday as i was surfing as usual i encountered this statement by Merritt Maxim, “Passwords are like the cockroaches of the internet, They really despite all of our best efforts, are really hard to kill off and companies have been trying to do it for years“ And so i thought why not make a post […]

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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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TECH & CYBERSECURITY

Massive ‘Collection #1’ Breach Exposes 777 Million Emails, 22 Million Passwords

Hey guys, how are y’all doing? Another massive data dump has just occurred. And as the title says it’s big and serious. I’ll post links to help you check out if your passwords or emails are part of the dump. My advice, whether or not you find your data, go change your password to a […]

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TECH & CYBERSECURITY

Privacy, Anonymity and Security: The Wonderful Threes Part 1

Hi guys, how are y’all doing? Today we will talk about privacy, anonymity and security. As i mentioned in the previous post The Password Guide. Edward Snowden the guy who aired out the dirty laundry of several large corporations, who are reading, seeing and hearing every piece of data in the world. And i know […]