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The Cost of Cyber Attacks

The Cost of Cyber Attacks

This week I read an article on SecurityMagazine.com that claimed that the average cost of a cyber attack has now exceeded $1 million dollars. While this an extraordinary amount of money (which could be VERY detrimental or even fatal to many businesses, with only the possible exception to only some of the largest companies out there). While this once again stresses the importance of cybersecurity. And shows us how once again, the threat has grown. I also find it very…

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How to use PGP

How to use PGP

Hello everyone, hope you are all having a good day today. Recently I’ve been playing around with encryption. Specifically PGP encryption. It’s a bit embarrassing for me to admit this but, while I understand symmetric encryption, when it comes to asymmetric encryption that is a bit foggy to me. I always seem to forget what the difference between public and private keys are. Which one do you send to people? I know that it’s the public key, but it doesn’t…

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NoScript For Firefox

NoScript For Firefox

Hello everyone,   This week I’d like to talk about the NoScript addon which is available for Mozilla Firefox. I’ve been using NoScript for a few weeks and while I find it annoying sometimes. I do find it really nice that I am able to block things like Google Analytics and other similar scripts like that. If I don’t want a script to run on my computer. I don’t run it. Scripts only run if I tell them to run….

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