February 28, 2020

Mac security threats have outnumbered Windows threats for the first time ever

January saw the start of a new decade, one that promises to be full of new technologies, better and faster access to the internet and lots (and lots) of new connected devices! But device-wise, it might be time to let go of some preconceived safety notions before flashing the cash, as we recently […]
February 11, 2020

Tik Tok’s Security Flaw Creates Gateway for Hackers

Another week, and another huge security flaw in a popular smartphone app. This time, it’s with TikTok, a video sharing app owned by Chinese company ByteDance.  By exploiting the flaw, cybersecurity firm Check Point Research found that it was possible to send users messages that appeared to come from TikTok. When a user […]
February 7, 2020

The Future of Streaming: A Security Perspective

Streaming is now ubiquitous across the entertainment industry. But as the Internet becomes ever more interconnected, and especially as the Internet of Things becomes more vulnerable to hacking, specific cybersecurity strategies need to be taken to ensure user privacy and credential security in the face of growing digital crime. Streaming services, if not […]
January 24, 2020

AI Voice Imitation – a New Kind of Cybercrime

For years, technology companies have promised that soon consumers would be spending time talking to their computers instead of using other input devices like keyboards and mice. That day has now arrived thanks to technology like Apple Siri and Amazon Alexa, which are able to parse natural spoken language and turn them into […]
November 13, 2018
vpn vs apn 2019

APN vs VPN – 3 Important Differences

Though the acronyms look very similar, VPNs and APNs work very differently from each other. But first, let us cover what a VPN and APN are. The term APN stands for ‘Access Point Name’, while VPN stands for ‘Virtual Private Network.’ The latter has become common vernacular in society today, being used for […]