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Chadder: A New Encrypted Private Messaging App

Privacy lovers, rejoice! Chadder is produced by Future Tense Private Systems, a company founded by John McAfee (yes, “The” McAfee). Chadder is not your average messaging app; its whole purpose revolves around privacy. How? Only the recipient will be able to read the message, with unwanted interceptors only seeing encrypted text. When you first …

Heartbleed: A Worldwide Internet Security Bug

Security researchers have discovered lately a new bug in OpenSSL encryption (that protect many websites) called Heartbleed. OpenSSL is an open source implementation of SSL and TLS that secure a lot of what you see on the Internet. Heartbleed is a bug in OpenSSL that can allow anyone on the Internet to possibly get your name, password and any content …

Security In a Week – Issue #1

3-10 December 2013 I am back to writing about security, this is my passion after all. So here we are with a totally new article series entitled security in a week. This is a series of article that will posted each week covering security news from all around the globe. Have you ever wished to check all security websites to only find out that there’s …

10 Tips and Tricks for Better PC Security

Hello Tech-Tickers, This is Jean-Pierre with the fifth article in the series “PC maintenance and security”. If you missed the first four articles, just head to my author page and check them up. This article is the part 3 of the Security Bunker we’re building around our PC. All the programs used to accomplish what you will see in those articles …

DIY PC Security Bunker – Part 2

This is the fourth article in the series “PC maintenance and security”; if you missed the first three parts, just head to my author page and check them up. All the programs used to accomplish what you will see in those articles are completely FREE. Also they are used and tested on a 64 bit windows 7 Ultimate Operating System, with 4GB of rams, and …

JAVA: Between Security Threat and Necessity

Most of you are used to me writing “PC maintenance and security” related articles, and It was about time I diversified my editing portfolio; Well, no matter how hard I try, it does seem like I cannot wander too far from my predilection segment. So writing about JAVA and its security status can hardly be called a diversification. Still, I try. You …

PC Security Bunker DIY – Part 1

Hello Tech-Tickers, This is the third article in the series: “PC maintenance and security”, so if you missed the first two articles, just head to my author page and check them up. This article is the part 1 of the security bunker we’re going to build on our PC. All the programs used to accomplish what you will see in those articles are completely …

Evernote Forces Users to Reset Their Passwords

Evernote, the popular online note-taking application, has announced that it has discovered and blocked some suspicious activity on its servers, leading it to believe that it has been subject to hacking attempts. The App’s Operation and Security Team specified that the hackers had only gained access to account details, including usernames, email …

Google Readying a Physical Password

Passwords are starting to grow weak. Weak and rather predictable. A few combinations of known names, pet names, birthdays dates, and initials are hardly a good protection for your online accounts and identities. This is why Google is working on making future passwords require, well… physical proof. How this can be reached? There are multiple alternatives, …