Vast hack‑for‑hire scheme targeted thousands of people, organizations

An obscure Indian company operated a scheme targeting non-profits, banks, politicians and journalists all over the world, a report says. A hack-for-hire group targeted thousands of people and hundreds of organizations across six continents for several years, according to a report by Citizen Lab. The internet watchdog, based at the University at Toronto, tied the ring, … More Vast hack‑for‑hire scheme targeted thousands of people, organizations

3 things to discuss with your kids before they join social media

What are some of the key things your children should know about before they make their first foray into social media? Since technology has permeated every facet of life, social media has become a daily part of it. Adults are not the only ones flocking to social sites; an increasing number of children are too. … More 3 things to discuss with your kids before they join social media

The implications of control over internet infrastructure via DNS-over-HTTPS on privacy

In the early days of the internet, it was quite common for local networks to run their own domain name service (DNS). DNS was invented as a solution for allowing internet users to query remote servers via friendly, easy-to-remember names like google.com. Names are much easier to remember compared to more abstract IP numbers like … More The implications of control over internet infrastructure via DNS-over-HTTPS on privacy