A degree in philosophy left Luka stranded and lost on the job market until an unpaid internship with a cybersecurity company opened his eyes to an exciting and scary new world. He has since held many jobs and filled various positions in publishing, but the problem of online privacy has stuck with him – both philosophically and practically. Luka has combined his prowess at making complicated topics accessible with his passion for data safety. The result is DataProt: a project that helps folks retain the basics of a fundamental human need – privacy.
VPN statistics for 2020 – Keeping internet privacy alive
The modern web is eroding personal privacy at an alarming rate. Huge corporations are selling data for profit. Hackers are stealing information. Governments are spying more than we realize. It’s more important than ever to keep your sensitive information safe. Your life doesn’t have to be an
On password security: Forget passwords, remember passphrases!
Every new online account is another Jenga block added to the increasingly wobbly structure of our internet personas. Credentials are being leaked left and right, mostly through no fault of our own. The least we can do is ramp up our password safety so our private codes aren’t crackable in a manner
No chill – Netflix statistics illustrate incredible growth
Netflix’s co-founders, Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph, came up with the idea of a flat-fee, unlimited movie-rental service after paying a $40 late fee at Blockbuster’s. At least that’s how the story goes. It was, in fact, a tale made up by Hastings and Randolph to illustrate the company’s m
Ransomware statistics in 2020: From random barrages to targeted hits
Ransomware attacks have come a long way from their brutish and unsophisticated beginnings as “spray-and-pray” email phishing campaigns against randomly selected targets. The overall number of attacks has dropped, but their efficiency and success rate have risen.  An analysis of statistics
Data breach statistics that will make you think twice before filling out an online form
Data breaches are flooding the news. From large hotels and banks to universities and voters’ lists, it seems none of our personal information is as safe as we’d hope. So, how do breaches happen? What kind of information is compromised? Whose fault is it? And what are the ramifications of such ev
Exploring identity theft statistics in the age of data breaches
The internet has created a culture of oversharing. Social media, online shopping, and similar online services have made us reckless with the amount of personal information we make public.  Companies leaking massive amounts of personally identifiable information (PII) in large-scale data breaches