You’ve heard that you shouldn’t open PayPal, your bank account and possibly even your email while using public WiFi. But what are the actual risks? Well, your home WiFi is (hopefully) encrypted; the WiFi at the coffee shop isn’t. This means you’re at risk of people monitoring your online activity, or worse – unless you […]
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is a lobby group dedicated to “defending civil liberties in the digital world”. They maintain the Secure Messaging Scorecard, which makes for worrying reading for fans of instant messaging.
The debate is over regarding whether the new OpenSSL Heartbleed vulnerability could be utilized to obtain private encryption keys from vulnerable servers and websites. Cloudflare has confirmed that private encryption keys are at risk.
Do you know what your rights are when travelling overseas with a laptop, smartphone or hard drive?