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Zoom in the media spotlight

At the start of the year, Zoom stock was worth $60 on the NASDAQ, before shooting up to $160 during the first week of COVID-19. However, since then, a constant string of allegations regarding the security and privacy of the product has pushed its value down significantly. Zoom stock is currently sitting at $115 down…

Parental Controls on your Internet connection

OpenDNS offers an excellent feature which allows you to control the categories of websites that the devices on your network can access. For example, you might want to block access to the Gambling category, or perhaps Tasteless, or Pornography. The great thing about this approach is that you make one change on your main internet…

RansomWare

What is it? Ransomware is a type of malware. Typical malware will infect your computer with an aim of slaving your computer to a hacker on the internet. That hacker can then use your computer as they see fit. Examples include: capturing images from your webcam recording your keystrokes recording the websites you visit sending fake…

Two Factor Authentication

What is it? Two Factor Authentication (often called 2FA) refers to supplementing your password with another means of confirming that you are who you say you are. On services that use Two Factor Authentication, you’ll be asked for your username, password and a token. The token must be generated by something unrelated to the service you’re…