Tag: Security

17
Jun

2019

Is there a spy in your pocket?

(BBC) Imagine if hackers could remotely install spyware on your phone that gave them access to everything – including encrypted messages – and even allowed them to control the microphone and camera? Well, this isn’t as far-fetched as it sounds. In File on 4, presenter Paul Kenyon examines compelling evidence that software is being used to […]

19
Mar

2019

Safe or Risky: Saving Passwords in your Browser.

It’s convenient and easy—especially as we can’t remember so many passwords—so when our browser helpfully offers to save our login credentials, why would we say no? Is saving passwords in our browser really that much riskier than a password manager? What’s the difference? HOW IT WORKS? Chrome saves your passwords in your Google account. Once […]

19
Mar

2019

Encryption and Decryption.

WHAT IS ENCRYPTION? Encryption is the process through which data is encoded so that it remains hidden from or inaccessible to unauthorized users. It helps protect private information, sensitive data, and can enhance the security of communication between client apps and servers. In essence, when your data is encrypted, even if an unauthorized person or […]