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.
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
What is fake news and how do you spot it  
The modern day disinformation epidemic is not the first chapter in the dissemination of made-up facts. The so-called age of post-truth existed long before misinformation became known as fake news. But today that term has become an integral part of global political warfare. It can affect elections
What is a password manager and how does it make you safer?
Check out DataProt's list of the best password managers: Best Password Manager overall Best Password Manager for Mac Best Password Manager for Android A lot of us tend to start our day by logging into our email, social media accounts or the Spotify playlist. For some, that means too m
What is end-to-end encryption?
It's a protocol that encrypts information traveling between two points, for instance, between two users texting. Every embarrassing thing you do online, every site you visit and every word you type can be seen or stored by a third party. The modern internet is an eavesdropping paradise and an
What is encryption software?
It's a tool to keep your stored data safe from prying eyes. Confidence in the internet is on the decline. Our privacy and personal data are at constant risk of falling into the hands of online snoopers who are often acting on behalf of corporations and security agencies. This is especially conce
30 million credit cards leaked in the biggest Wawa breach to date
Credit card details of over 30 million Americans are being sold on the dark web following a massive data breach at convenience chain store Wawa.    Gemini Advisory, a New York-based fraud intelligence firm, revealed that the data was being uploaded to the Joker’s Stash site. The dump has bee