VPN

A critical vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2021-20019, in SonicWall VPN appliances was only partially patched last year and could allow a remote attacker to steal sensitive data. In October last year, experts reported a critical stack-based Buffer Overflow vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2020-5135, in SonicWall Network Security Appliance (NSA) appliances. At the time of the discovery, security experts from the Tripwire VERT […]

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TorrentFreak surveyed nineteen VPN providers, asking them questions about their privacy practices: what data they keep, how they respond to court order, what country they are incorporated in, and so on.

Most interesting to me is the home countries of these companies. Express VPN is incorporated in the British Virgin Islands. NordVPN is incorporated in Panama. There are VPNs from the Seychelles, Malaysia, and Bulgaria. There are VPNs from more Western and democratic countries like the US, Switzerland, Canada, and Sweden. Presumably all of those companies follow the laws of their home country…

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New Years 2021

No doubt, we have a lot to be hopeful for as we step into the New Year. We’ve adapted, survived, and learned to thrive under extraordinary circumstances. While faced with plenty of challenges, families successfully transitioned to working and learning from home like pros. So, as we set our intentions for 2021, we will need […]

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Top Ten Tips for Protecting Your Identity, Finances, and Security Online Whether you’re working, banking, shopping, or just streaming a few shows online, these quick tips will make sure you’re more secure from hacks, attacks, and prying eyes. 1 – Protect your computers Start with the basics: get strong protection for your computers and laptops. […]

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Free VPNs May Still Come with a Price If we’re being honest, many of us are consuming a lot of online content these days, whether it be for work, education, or sheer entertainment. I know my family is trying to balance what we need to do online, like meetings and classes, with fun activities like […]

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Convenience vs. Online Security: Have Your Cake and Eat It Too We live in a world where convenience is king. Personally, I don’t know what I would do without my calendar alerts popping up on my smartphone, ensuring that I don’t miss any important meetings (or birthdays).  I can also use a variety of apps […]

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We’ve all been spending more of our time online since the crisis hit. Whether it’s ordering food for delivery, livestreaming concerts, holding virtual parties, or engaging in a little retail therapy, the digital interactions of many Americans are on the rise. This means we’re also sharing more of our personal and financial information online, with…

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8 Ways to Help Senior Adults Stay Safe Online These Days Technology has come in handy for most of us during these days of pandemic distancing. But for the -at-risk, homebound senior population, technology has been a lifeline connecting them to family members, online services, and healthcare. Still, this unprecedented shift to virtual life has […]

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Strong Passwords

Announcing McAfee’s Enhanced Consumer Security for New Consumer Realities With millions of people continuing to work and study remotely, scammers have followed them home—generating an average of 375 new threats per minute so far this year. In response, our enhanced consumer portfolio directly addresses the new needs and new threats people face. McAfee Labs found that […]

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