ProtonMail forced to log user’s IP address after an order from Swiss authorities

Following the incident the company has updated its website and privacy policy to clarify its legal obligations to its userbase. ProtonMail a Swiss-based secure email provider has been at the center of some controversy after it was forced to share the IP address of one of its clients, a climate activist, with law enforcement agencies … More ProtonMail forced to log user’s IP address after an order from Swiss authorities

Vaccine passport flaw: analysis

ESET’s cybersecurity expert Marc-Étienne Léveillé analyses in-depth the Quebec’s vaccine proof apps VaxiCode and VaxiCode Verif. The launch of the mobile applications allowing the storage and verification of the vaccination passport by the Quebec government (VaxiCode and VaxiCode Verif) has caused a lot of ink to flow last week. It is with good reason; the … More Vaccine passport flaw: analysis

Don’t use single‑factor authentication

The federal agency urges organizations to ditch the bad practice and instead use multi-factor authentication methods. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has added the use of single-factor authentication to its brief list of bad practices that it considers to be exceptionally risky when it comes to cybersecurity. “Single-factor authentication is a common low-security … More Don’t use single‑factor authentication

Vaccine passports: Is your personal data in safe hands?

Vaccination passports may facilitate the return to normalcy, but there are also concerns about what kinds of personal data they collect and how well they protect it. Here’s what you should know. Technology has been front and center throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, but not without presenting a few issues and challenges. Proof of vaccination and … More Vaccine passports: Is your personal data in safe hands?