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The Growing Danger of Cyberattacks on Hospitals2021-11-15

The pandemic hit the American medical infrastructure hard over the last two years; however, it’s not the only threat our hospitals face. Increasingly, vital life-saving facilities are attacked by malicious actors seeking to extract capital from vulnerable targets.

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Is Facial Recognition Dangerous?2021-11-11

Many smartphones these days have advanced facial recognition software to make them easier to get into, and in theory more secure also. While this technology may be convenient, how it works and whether or not it can actually pose a threat to you is unclear to many users. Let’s dive into what this technology is, how it works, and the potential threats it may pose.

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Millions Impacted by Robinhood Data Leak2021-11-08

Within the last couple of years, cryptocurrencies and investments have become increasingly popular. A product of this insurgency is Robinhood, a commission-free stock trader. Despite this success, however, the company has fallen prey to a malicious cyberattack akin to the likes of Facebook and Twitch.

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Are Huawei Phones Safe?2021-11-07

Huawei, one of China’s premier technology companies, rapidly rose to international recognition for selling high end smartphones and other telecommunication technology for mid-tier prices; however, significant allegations of spying and bad practices have led many governments around the world to ban or limit the distribution of their products. That being said, do these allegations have basis in reality, and can their phones be trusted?

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Facebook: Into the Meta-Verse2021-11-05

Within the last month, Facebook, in what can almost be described as an evil villain reveal, has metamorphosized and rebranded itself as “Meta” amid controversies regarding its predatory data consumption on users. Setting the awkward name aside, experts are speculating that this shift, along with the company’s notorious track record, will have serious privacy implications on consumers.

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What are Solid State Drives?2021-11-04

Cryptocurrencies regularly steal headlines for a variety of reasons. Sometimes, a new coin will burst onto the scene and increase in value hundreds of times. Other times, we’ll see fluctuations in the old mainstays; Ethereum, and Bitcoin. However, all of these tend to lose sight of a simpler question - can you actually use cryptocurrencies for anything other than market speculation?

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The Trojan Source: A Vicious Bug2021-11-02

You’ve heard of the Trojan horse before, but have you ever heard of the Trojan Source? While we have covered the former in the past, the latter is the new (yet dangerous) kid on the block that has been taking the cybersecurity community by storm.

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Can Cryptocurrency be used as actual money?2021-10-31

Cryptocurrencies regularly steal headlines for a variety of reasons. Sometimes, a new coin will burst onto the scene and increase in value hundreds of times. Other times, we’ll see fluctuations in the old mainstays; Ethereum, and Bitcoin. However, all of these tend to lose sight of a simpler question - can you actually use cryptocurrencies for anything other than market speculation?

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