Ancient Technology Holds the Power to Take Down the World

New versions of computers, tablets, smart watches, game consoles, DVD players, wireless speakers, and more technologically advanced hardware comes out each year. New features, increased compute power, and efficiency are touted by manufactures and creators, however, the true power lies in outdated and less efficient technology. Here’s why.

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Weaponized Ransomware Cripples the Globe, Again

Just of the heels from a global pandemic from Wannacry in May, the world is experiencing another ransomware attack. This attack started early Tuesday and spread to computer systems around the world. The attack seemed to focus on Europe, Ukraine in particular, and then spread to systems across the world, causing the world’s second large scale ransomware attack in as many months.

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Gmail Will No Longer Read Your Emails for Tailored Ads

Have you ever looked up a product you are looking to buy, and just moments later that same product is conveniently located in an ad before a YouTube video or in your Gmail inbox? I guarantee that anyone who uses Gmail, which is going to be a large percentage of the population, has experienced this at one point or another. This is because Google reads your emails to create personalized ads tailored to your needs, but this will soon be changing, in a way.

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Protecting Your Digital Accounts from Digital Hackers

In an ever expanding digital age with more digital accounts for email, shopping, and social media, it is becoming a necessity to protect yourself from digital hackers. Hackers pose an immense threat to your personal information online, and can uproot your life in a matter of hours. So here are a few ways to protect your accounts from digital hackers.

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An Ever Growing Digital Security Crisis

Over the last few weeks the digital world has seen a rapid increase in security threats across all platforms. Attacks have ranged from coordinated global attacks, malicious collection of payment information at payment terminals in stores across the country, and an ever expanding black market of personal information from data dumps. It seems as if innovation is trumping user security, but if security continues to take a back seat there will not be many users comfortable using the products on the market today.

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Protecting Your Internet Traffic from an Internet Provider

Last week, Congress officially voted to allow Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to sell your internet browsing habits to the highest bidder. Internet Service Providers can now sell the browsing history to advertisers that are willing to pay for it. Very few customers know the effect of the repeal, and need to be aware of the changes.

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