Having everything on the cloud (i.e. cloud storage) is great; it means you don’t have to remember if you saved that document on your desktop or laptop. You can also access your files from any computer connected to the internet, as well as not worry about what happens if your computer dies. However, that convenience … Read more Do You Have To Sacrifice Privacy For Cloud Storage?
It seems like every other ad and sponsorship on YouTube is for some VPN provider. While VPNs definitely have a purpose, they’re not a one-size-fits-all solution. There seems to be a lot of VPN myths and general misinformation about VPNs on the internet. Hopefully this post clears some of that up. How VPNs Work Before … Read more 4 VPN Myths Debunked
The internet seems simple enough for end users. You type a URL into your browser, hit enter, and the page loads within a few seconds. If not, you’ll probably give up rather quickly and move on to a different site. However, behind the scenes, a lot is going on in order for that page to … Read more How Websites Load
Keeping your online accounts secure is one of those important things that no one likes to do. But, it’s a necessity in today’s day and age, so here are a few tips on how to keep your accounts secure. Use Common Sense There’s not much you can do if a website implements poor security standards. … Read more How To Secure Your Online Accounts
Most of us have heard that the future of technology is in the cloud. And that includes the cloud itself, confusingly enough, in the form of cloud computing. A Brief Explanation Of The Internet It all starts with a request to load a website, like the one you’re viewing right now. In order to know … Read more A Simple Explanation Of Cloud Computing
There has been a debate going on for quite a while as to whether or not companies should implement backdoors into their encryption. While there are many valid points from both sides, backdoors would cause more problems than they solve. What Are Encryption Backdoors? Simply put, encryption backdoors are a way to break encryption without … Read more The Problem With Encryption Backdoors
The most important thing to keep in mind when choosing a VPN provider is how much you’re willing to trust them. If you misplace your trust, there are VPN providers that log everything you do and sell it. Which, if you’re using a VPN, probably is the exact opposite of what you want. As you … Read more Should You Run Your Own VPN Server?
At the same time everyone is concerned with how companies use their data, we’re moving towards an era where virtually everything will be done in the cloud. No longer will we need expensive computers with tons of processing power, and no longer will we need to remember on which computer we put what document on. … Read more Why We Need End-to-end Encryption
I recently went all-in on the Apple ecosystem, replacing my laptop with a MacBook and my primary computer with an iMac. As such, it made sense for me to switch from Chrome to Safari, but more importantly, I switched from Google Drive to iCloud Drive because the latter is much better integrated into the OS. … Read more The Privacy Problems With iCloud
An awful lot of our lives seems to be occurring online these days; whether or not that’s a good thing is up to you. But, protecting the part of our lives that’s online seems like the obvious thing to do; we expect a certain level of privacy when sending a letter in the mail, so … Read more What is 188.8.131.52 and WARP?