What Is Ransomware? Ransomware is malicious software that allows a hacker to access an individual or company computer, encrypt your data resident on it and then demand some form of payment to decrypt it. This lets hackers hold your data hostage – and hence the term “ransom”. Victims can regain access to their files only […]
In China, VPNs have been blocked at the protocol level (including corporate VPNs). However, the VPN providers listed in this article use stealth techniques to hide their VPN traffic.
Want to browse privately using a VPN without signing up for an expensive plan? Here’s a list of the best low-cost and free VPN providers. It goes without saying that, in the VPN world, you generally get what you pay for. VPNs that are free or inexpensive lack advanced features. Their performance is also usually […]
Apple’s recent revelation about a U.S. government order to create a “backdoor” for undermining iPhone encryption will leave lots of people wondering which encryption methods are reliable. Here’s a quick run-down of which encryption algorithms to trust, and which ones are flawed. First, you should understand that there are three basic ways that encryption can […]