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Facebook’s Newest Blunder: A Secret Privacy Plunder2021-10-24

Within the last few weeks, the tech giant has been ridiculed over a shutdown that lasted for hours, as well as lambasted as a potential threat by whistleblowers. In addition to these events, they have also been exposed for a major breach of privacy for iPhone users.

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What actually is Bluetooth?2021-10-23

Billions of Bluetooth integrated devices are produced around the world, making up a huge proportion of tech industry sales. People in all professions and all walks of life rely on Bluetooth to make their lives a little less tangled. That being said, what is Bluetooth, and how does it work?

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Cybersecurity and Esports: An Unexpected Duo2021-10-20

While the cybersecurity world has been going through a rough patch lately with issues such as Twitch’s data leak and Microsoft’s DDoS battle, a neat and rather unexpected bit of news has entered the scene. The United States is seeking to strengthen its cybersecurity forces by tapping into the minds of the country’s youth through a medium that is familiar to them: esports.

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What actually is WiFi?2021-10-17

WiFi is incredibly important in the modern world. Coffee shops around the world lure in customers by offering it for free, thousands of dollars are spent by college campuses to provide it to students, and the United States Government even has a 100-billion dollar plan to provide it to the entire country. However, this vital piece of technology isn’t very well understood. We know it allows us to connect to the Internet, but how?

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The Dark Side of Cryptocurrency2021-10-16

Within the last year or so, cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin have become immensely popular. To some, they are considered to be smart investments, while others believe that cryptocurrencies are unreliable and for suckers. One particular group of people, however, seems to be benefitting greatly from the mysterious virtual coins.

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What is CCTV2021-10-15

In recent years, a lot of fuss has been made about different uses of CCTV footage. In some cases, this comes from state actors using it to identify individuals based on things like gait, silhouette, facial features, etc.. However, their use is extremely common, and their applications varied. With this in mind, what is CCTV, how is it used, why, and does it pose a threat to you and your privacy?

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Microsoft Beats Largest DDoS Attack in History2021-10-12

In the latest news regarding the perpetual battle between corporations and malefactors on the Internet, Microsoft has declared that it has come out victorious against the largest Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attack to date.

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The 6 Best Chrome Extensions in 20212021-10-11

Google Chrome is one of the most popular web browsers in the world. Users from around the world do their work, school, and leisure on it. However, some people aren’t aware of how powerful and customizable it is in the form of extensions.

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