Chances are that some of your data has been stolen. There’s a good chance it was encrypted, but how secure is your stolen encrypted data?
You may have come across the term “ping,” but what is a “ping” really? What does it mean in the computing world, and why does it have such an odd name?
There are various methods used to safely store your password in a web server. Here we show how password hashing, encryption and storage works.
From analog to digital, there are quite a few audio formats that are still in use today. Should you use Digital (S/PDIF), HDMI or just plain analog? Let’s check it out.
Technology products are designed to have a short lifespan, whether you like it or not. There is some rationale behind them, though a little outrage over planned obsolescence is certainly justified.
Sandboxing is a tool used by macOS to limit the damage that a hijacked app can do. Here is how macOS app sandboxing works to protect its users.
The news is packed with reports of huge data breaches, and they never seem to cease. This is a quick look at how data breaches work and why it is impossible to eradicate them.
A newer tactic used by scammers is to get you to send them gift card rather than bank transfer. Find out how gift card scammer works and how to protect yourself.
Robotic process automation and artificial intelligence are starting to take over ever-increasing levels of knowledge work. Check out their differences and how they affect you.
Did you recently access the Internet on a commercial flight and wonder how you are able to connect to the Web at such a high altitude? Here’s how airplane Wi-Fi works.
Ethical hackers are people who hack for a good cause. These people use their hacking skills to uncover security flaws of a website/app. Find out how ethical hacking works.
Bluetooth is super short range, flakey, moody, and generally a bad connection protocol. Find out how Bluetooth works and how to improve your Bluetooth experience.
What happens if viruses change their “signatures” to avoid detection by antiviruses software? This is what polymorphic and metamorphic malware are about.
While bone conduction technology’s been around for a while, headphones based on it are starting to take off. Learn what bone conduction tech is and where it’s being used.
Predictive analytics analyzes data to figure out what might happen in the future. How does predictive analytics really work, and how reliable are its forecasts?
We know that Google and Amazon have algorithms that give us updates, search results, and product recommendations, but what does that actually mean? What qualifies as an algorithm?
Solid-state batteries are smaller, lighter, and provide greater power density than lithium-ion batteries based on liquid electrolytes.
Recently, BitDefender released an estimate of the ransom made by the popular GandCrab ransomware, and the figures were a little worryisome.