In case you have been using the popular encryption product, please pay close attention to the information we share in this article, since your data privacy is likely to be in danger. TrueCrypt’s recent, mysterious end-of-life announcement has shocked the crypto-world and a huge number of worldwide users. The announcement officially states that “Using TrueCrypt is not secure as it may contain unfixed security issues” and that “the development of TrueCrypt was ended in 5/2014 after Microsoft terminated support of Windows XP. You should migrate any data encrypted by TrueCrypt to encrypted disks or virtual disk images supported on your platform.”Read More
Nowadays, when privacy threats multiply by the minute, it is not a question anymore whether we can get away with using outdated versions of Internet and PC privacy software. New threats pose new challenges and to keep our computer’s defense system powerful enough to fight them is something we can do a lot about. In this article we’d like to highlight the top 5 reasons why it is crucial to keep your east-tec Eraser subscription active and the product up-to-date. We are going to list both privacy and efficiency issues to give you a full picture.Read More
If you are one of the hundreds of millions who regularly use Dropbox, there is something you should know: While the service provides a very handy and hassle free way for file storage, syncing and sharing, its cache folder, hidden on your hard drive, can easily turn into a goldmine for hackers. Dropbox cache was designed to offer users a quick and effortless way to restore deleted files, so it retains a copy of every single file you delete, on your HDD.Read More
Welcome to the latest post in our Expert Interviews section.
Solid technical expertise, brilliant writing style and outstanding dedication: Meet Al Fasoldt, the tech-writer behind the world’s longest newspaper and online coverage of computers, software and consumer technology.Read More
Microsoft has ended its support for the very popular OS on April 8, 2014. If that move made you decide to migrate to Windows 7, or 8 in fear of increasing privacy threats, we would like to draw your attention to some crucial privacy steps you need to take in order to guarantee a secure transition. We are going to walk you through security issues from backup to HDD sanitization.Read More