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Tech Security Facts

Below are some fun facts on technology security facts that I have compiled from various resources. 1. How is websites made secure from hackers? Website developers use a technology called cryptography to protect information from unintended audiences and encrypt it. Cryptanalysis, in turn, is the art and science of breaking encoded data. Modern cryptography uses advanced math (algorithms) equations and… Read more →

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​​What is Ransomware?

Ransomware is malware that locks your keyboard or computer to prevent you from accessing your data until you pay a ransom, usually demanded in Bitcoin. The digital extortion racket is not new, it’s been around since about 2005, but attackers have greatly improved on the scheme with the development of ransom cryptware, which encrypts your files using a private key… Read more →

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