How to encrypt files/folders on your Windows 10 machine (Also works for Windows 7 and 8)

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The whole purpose of encrypting one’s files and folders on the Windows platform is to make sure that your data is unreadable to any and all unauthorized parties.  So if you are going to do something why not do it properly.  Once you have managed to encrypt your data only a person with the right …

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Quantum computers: A security threat we’re not prepared for

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Some experts in the United States of America believe that the scientific community still requires at least a total of 20 years before it can deploy quantum-proof encryption on a wide scale. Of course, that does not change the fact that the whole world currently relies on technologies such as encryption to provide protection for …

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Steganos Safe Review: The Ultimate Edition (With Screenshots)

Steganos Safe

Pros Lots of options for users to hide encrypted files Reasonably easy to use Has the ability to hide the existence of containers Advanced security features such as two-factor authentication Trace Remover Pretty complete secure-deletion feature in the form of file shredder The base price allows users to take advantage of up to five licenses …

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Is Your Privacy Really Secure On Messaging Applications?

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Believe it or not but your privacy does get heavily affected by the type of messaging application that you use on your mobile device. The rampant rise of smartphones mean that many of us now live our life on the internet and increasingly on a smartphone screen. Smartphones have become our lifelines so to speak. …

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How To Protect Your Wifi Network And Wireless Router

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Right off the bat, readers should know that a perfectly secure wireless system is a pipe dream. In other words, in a world that is governed by complex gravitational laws, it simply does not exist. So what’s the alternative then? Surely it can’t be leaving yourself open to hackers and spying agencies all the time? …

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What is Dark Web, how to access it and what’s the difference between Dark and Deep Web?

What is the Dark Web

Three “deep” questions you may wish to ponder yourself on, what are these and maybe what is the relationship? For me, something dark always conjures up the sinister.  Just like Pink Floyds ‘Dark side of the moon’, though great music but your imagination can conjure Earth being under threat! (But what is on the dark …

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Security Mistakes and Exploitation of Mobile Apps

Security Mistakes and Exploitation of Mobile Apps

Security mistakes in mobile app development are quite common and can lead to the user’s mobile device being compromised and his or her data being manipulated by the hacker. As the race for supremacy in the smartphones business increases, vendors’ focus on creating more sophisticated apps for their customers leads them to use the services …

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Secure communication with ultimate tips from experts

Keeping online communication private

Given the explosion and pace of technology, ensuring your privacy is underlined by integrity could make you feel ‘paranoid’. However what’s paramount here, it’s your ‘right’ to have privacy, and it’s your entitlement. The question is, how can you fully secure communication online? The key aspects are those of ‘Ownership’ and ‘Risk’; both are yours …

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How secure is VOIP communication and how can you make it safer?

How Secure is VOIP Communication and How Can You Make it Safer

VOIP – voice over internet protocol – is a phone service you can use over the internet. This type of phone call has opened up a lot more opportunity for communication all around the world, as you can talk to people wherever they are as long as they have an internet connection. Undoubtedly, it gets …

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Change Your Sony Smart TV Region, Unblock US Channels

How to Change Your Sony Smart TV and Unblock US Channels Everywhere

A Sony Smart TV comes packed with great apps and there is a massive variety of channels for you to enjoy. However, there are geographical limitations that do not allow you to make the most out of your Smart TV. This is a pity, as there are many things for you to watch and your …

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