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Don’t Sacrifice Security for Convenience

Humans both love and fear technology. Things that make our lives easier usually are greeted warmly only after initial apprehension. However, generally speaking, that same love for convenience exposes us to all sorts of potential problems. This is especially true in the digital age. An old problem with greater stakes We all love convenience. For most […]

Darknet Markets Are Back – But With the Blockchain Bloated Who’s Buying?

Darknet markets, prized for their range of wares not commonly found on the clearnet, are back online. For the past three weeks, the most popular DNMs, including Dream and Aero, have been offline due to sustained DDoS attacks. Now, following a lengthy hiatus, the majority of markets are back online. There’s just one problem: with […]

Are Social Platforms Responsible for User-Generated Content?

Allegations of the Trump Administration colluding with Russia to influence the 2016 election have flared up again. While that’s intriguing in its own right, it’s far more interesting to take a look at how some social media and other online businesses are behaving in the wake of this news. Facebook, for example, seems to be on the defensive. Being an online […]

Amazon Key Is a Serious Threat to Consumer Privacy

There are some very disturbing developments as far as Amazon is concerned. The company has made a name for itself with its online shopping platforms and quick deliveries of ordered items. However, its latest feature, Amazon Key, is more dubious than most. This new service allows couriers to unlock customers’ front doors to complete deliveries. Amazon Key […]