Windows XP End Of Support-Best Practices For Secure Migration From The OS

Windows XP End Of Support-Best Practices For Secure Migration From The OS

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.

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The Encryption Series Part 1: What Is Encryption And Why You Need To Use An Encryption Software

The Encryption Series Part 1: What Is Encryption And Why Do You Need To Use An Encryption Software?

I know, encryption is a word that sounds like Superman is talking to Ironman in the 22nd century on a faraway planet. But in fact, encryption has been used as a security measure since ancient times, first by the Egyptians, the Israelites and the Mayans, then the Greeks and the Romans. It is the technique of turning plain text into unintelligible text so that its original meaning becomes hard or impossible to figure out unless one knows what way it was altered. A Greek king could, for instance, send a message to his prime minister, but instead of saying “Kill the commander”, he could move each letter of the message one forward in the alphabet. So the encrypted message would read as follows: “Ljmm uif dpnnboefs”. Sounds pretty much like nonsense, doesn’t it? But it does the job, doesn’t it?

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NSA-linked RSA Algorithm Is Not Used In Our Encryption Software Products

NSA-linked RSA Algorithm Is Not Used In Our Encryption Software Products

Ever since the NSA Prism activities have been brought to our attention, the the need for keeping our data private by encrypting it has become more relevant than ever. Ironically enough, a recent statement by RSA, an Internet security firm, revealed that one algorithm its products use, might contain an NSA backdoor. You can read the related  BBC article here.

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Treat Yourself For Complete Control Over The Privacy And Security Of Your Data

Treat yourself for complete control over the privacy and security of your data

The holiday is just around the corner so we better expect a “Halloween special” from the bad guys. To mark the event, hackers will do their own trick-or- treating and guising and so there won’t be shortage of ghosts, demons, goblins, you name it, appearing as new viruses, spywares, malwares, phishing sites, spam emails, or perhaps something old just with a new “interface”. And the bad news is that some of their tricks can pose fatal threats to your data privacy. So it’s high time you treated your PC and data for the protection they deserve! The security tips we are going to share in this article will make sure that your personal data can’t be accessed by third parties even if your antivirus fails to protect your files.

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