Technology

Browser push notifications: a feature asking to be abused - Whoever invented browser push notifications must have been able to guess they would be abused for advertising. This post explains what they are and how to disable them.
Using the blockchain to create secure backups - Some of the properties we would like to see in our backups have blockchain technology written all over them. Should organizations consider blockchain for creating secure, recent backups—especially after a ransomware attack?
The 25th anniversary of the webcam: What did it bring us? - This month the webcam has been around for 25 years. How has it developed and which are the concerns surrounding webcams and CCTVs?
Are Deepfakes coming to a scam near you? - Deepfake is a machine learning technique that is capable of perfect imitations of facial expressions in videos. Will adding voice imitations to them lead to the perfect scam?
Advanced tools: Process Hacker - A quick introduction to Process Hacker which is a powerful tool that can be used for troubleshooting, debugging, and reverse engineering.
Is FIDO the future instrument to prove our identity? - FIDO, which stands for Fast Identity Online, is set of standards that enable simpler and more secure user authentication across websites and mobile services. Does this mean the end of passwords? Time will tell.
How to build your own motion-activated security camera - Attention makers! Are you looking for a challenging project that not only gets your gears grinding but helps to keep you secure while traveling? Welcome to the build-your-own security camera tutorial.
Bring your own security (BYOS): good idea or not? - We know about BYOD. What about BYOS? Is it a good idea to Bring Your Own Security, or use your own security solution on devices that you use for work? What if they are company owned? We walk companies and employees through the pros and cons of each.
Safari users: Where did your extensions go? - Safari has begun blocking legacy extensions installed from outside the Extensions Gallery. Unfortunately, implementation of this policy has been abrupt, with little explanation for users on why their extensions are being yanked. Let's look at how Apple's new policy and how its application impacts security.

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