If there were a way to inject internet straight into one’s bloodstream, ones and zeros would course through Bojan’s veins. Bojan eats, lives, and breathes online both professionally as a cybersecurity reporter and privately as an avid gamer. Bojan learned the dangers of malicious online agents the hard way. He fell victim to a ransomware attack that corrupted years’ worth of research data. The jolting experience made him realize that even the most experienced individuals can fall prey to criminals, if they forgo the basic tenets of online safety. He joined the DataProt team to inform the uninformed and help them avoid the mistakes that cost him a whole lot of stress.
ExpressVPN and FireStick: The Winning Combination
The Amazon Fire TV Stick is one of the best streaming devices you can find. This low-cost gadget can turn any regular TV with an HDMI port into a smart TV. And to avoid internet throttling and geoblocking, we advise you to install a VPN on your Fire TV Stick. A VPN will hide your IP address and g
Boston Startup Using AI Against ID Theft
Identity theft is a serious problem in the United States. In 2020 alone there were more than a million reports of frauds in which culprits used another person’s identity. It seems as if the bad actors are always a step ahead of any countermeasures the security companies launch against them. FiV
New Zero-Day Exploit Found in Desktop Window Manager
Kaspersky Lab has reported its latest discovery of another zero-day exploit affecting Microsoft. The exploit, with the designated code CVE-2021-28310, was found in the Desktop Window Manager. Researchers came along this exploit while analyzing the CVE-2021-1732 exploit, known for being used by ce
90 Airports Now Using Telos Biometric Background Checks
The world’s leading identity management and access provider, Telos ID, announced that 90 airports in the United States are now using its services for employee background checks. The company’s latest contract is with Charlotte Douglas International Airport in North Carolina. This airport will
Cyber Attackers Actively Exploit Known SAP Vulnerabilities
A joint SAP and Onapsis report says that hackers are exploiting known SAP vulnerabilities to take control over exposed SAP apps and steal sensitive information. It warns that cyber attackers could use the unpatched SAP apps on the Internet to commit ransomware attacks and financial fraud. It also re
NordVPN Torrenting Guide
So many streaming platforms are making their own shows nowadays that, even if you subscribe to several of them, odds are you’re still not going to have access to at least some of the content you want to watch. Because of this, torrenting is still one of the most popular methods for obtaining shows
Internet of Things statistics for 2021 – Taking Things Apart
The last few years have seen the Internet of Things vision grow from a theoretical concept to a major priority for many organizations. As companies integrate IoT devices into their network infrastructures, they’re looking for new ways to use and manage the data they collect. Since IoT-enabled d
A Not-So-Common Cold: Malware Statistics in 2021
Check out our list of the best antivirus software. Trojan horses, viruses, spyware… Some of these have fancy names, others just sound ominous. But there’s one thing they have in common: You don’t want these anywhere near your computer, smartphone, or tablet. Malware can take a huge toll
55 Fascinating AI Statistics and Trends for 2021
Artificial intelligence, or AI for short, has always seemed scary. We all remember that famous line uttered by HAL 9000 in 2001: A Space Odyssey - “I’m afraid I can’t let you do that, Dave.” Or, even worse, the machine uprising from the Terminator movies. As much as we hope for a bright fu