Category Archives: Safety

The best VPNs for Linux in 2018 (and the worst)

Ubuntu, Fedora, OpenSUSE, and Mint users often get the short end of the stick when it comes to software, and VPN services are no different. Let’s be honest: Linux users are low on the priority list for most companies and developers. That’s why we set out to find the best

1Block

Secure, passwordless authentication using Blockchain technology This is very interesting check the link above. Web sites and applications shouldn’t have to rely on problematic identification methods such as usernames and passwords. This is a human problem. This is a customer support problem. This is an industry problem. Using 1Block for

10 Worst Internet Security Mistakes

    1) “password” When you are choosing your passwords, what do you normally do? Do you optimize your passwords to the best security you can manage, or do you just type in “password” all of the time and let it be? You should never pick a simple password, anyone

Top 25 Worst Passwords of 2015

123456 password 12345678 qwerty 12345 123456789 football 1234 1234567 baseball welcome 1234567890 abc123 111111 1qaz2wsx dragon master monkey letmein login princess qwertyuiop solo passw0rd starwars

5 Tips to Reduce Risk from Web Threats

1. Keep your systems patched and up to date. Keeping systems fully up to date—including the operating system, web browsers, browser plugins, media players, PDF readers and other applications—can be a tedious, annoying and time-consuming ongoing task. Unfortunately, hackers are counting on most people to fall far short of what’s

Promologic.com- Possible SCAM

They send email asking to put advert on your blog, like a freelancer called John.   Now the company looks  american , without any history behind.   The email is sent from an adsl connection as below   IP: 188.129.87.171   [DNS] – [Tracert] Name: cpe-188-129-87-171.dynamic.amis.hr  [Whois] Country: HR – Croatia 

LLT Consulting company – Possible SCAM!

Be careful on this ones. You probally will receive an email like that: Hello! My name is Josephine Bergson representing the advertising department of the LLT Consulting company. We are interested to place ads (banners), of your choice, on your websites. Design and sizes can be seen on our website

7 seven Worse stealth attacks in IT

Today’s most ingenious malware and hackers are just as stealthy and conniving. Here are some of the latest techniques of note that have piqued my interest as a security researcher and the lessons learned. Some stand on the shoulders of past malicious innovators, but all are very much in vogue

Why Do People Get Computer Viruses

No one likes to seek out out that they’ve picked up one of many widespread pc viruses from being on-line. Yet so many individuals are unaware of the issues which might be on-line that may trigger injury to your system. If you’ve come to the web in hopes…

The Most Notorious Computer Viruses

Thinking of throwing away your laptop computer due to a malfunction of some type? Has a laptop computer half abruptly stopped functioning correctly? Is a program which used to run nice all of the sudden going haywire? Before you chalk it as much as hardware…

South Korean Malware Attack

  Executive Summary Reporting and technical details surrounding the malware used in the March 20, 2013, attack on South Korean assets have been varied and inconsistent. However, there are some commonalitie reported across multiple organizations that provide some level of insight into the malware, dubbed DarkSeoul. The common attributes of

Anonymous Tips

  This is a simple guide for noobs on how to stay anonymous and safe in the clearweb and the darknet. If it seems “too good to be true” you better bet your ass it’s a scam! Assume everything is being monitored 24/7, is hacked/malware attacks, keyloggers, LEO/spies, and that

Intrusive Surveillance

Intrusive Surveillance basically means any type of surveillance that is occurring due to some form of intrusion into your machine. As such, it is the most difficult form of “forensics” to defend against, since doing so involves the securing and hardening of your operating system against attack. While keeping up

Passwords/ Passwords (Thanks anonimous)

Choosing a Strong Password by @voodookobra – Educational article, great explanation. https://scott.arciszewski.me/blog/2014/08/choosing-strong-password Guide for creating strong passwords – Older article but still good info http://www.thegeekstuff.com/2008/06/the-ultimate-guide-for-creating-strong-passwords/ Passwords: Here’s how to make them harder to crack. > http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/how-to/security/3446212/passwords-youre-doing-it-wrong-heres-how-to-make-them-uncrackable/ Handy tool for generating strong passwords > http://strongpasswordgenerator.com/ Passphrase generating tool > https://entima.net/diceware/ The

Security and Privacy Tips for the Paranoid

Turn off Java and Flash in your Web browsers icon-coffee  Java and Adobe Flash Player plug-ins are common points of vulnerability for many browsers. The two software platforms are useful and power a lot of interactive content on the Internet, but Justin Cappos, a professor of computer science at the Polytechnic

PROTECT YOURSELF against surveillance programs like PRISM, XKeyscore and Tempora

################################################################################ PROTECT YOURSELF against surveillance programs like PRISM, XKeyscore and Tempora ################################################################################ Credits at the end of the page. Due to extreme laziness the links are copy and paste.Ta Warning: Microsoft Windows is affected by PRISM. Using it may compromise your privacy. We strongly recommend replacing Windows with either Linux

How to Secure wireless networks

In minimize wireless network attacks; an organization can adopt the following policies Changing default passwords that come with the hardware Enabling the authentication mechanism Access to the network can be restricted by allowing only registered MAC addresses. Use of strong WEP and WPA-PSK keys, a combination of symbols, number and