Invasion of privacy: employer style

The state of Illinois has officially made it illegal for employers to ask for social media passwords, and/or access to social media accounts in the form of friend requests. Firms go to great lengths to monitor employees and while a lot of people are breathing easy, in Illinois at least, employers still have a plethora…

Secure VPNs For Australian Users

A Virtual Private Network creates a secure tunnel between a device and the Internet. Any information that is passed to or from the device is encrypted. Therefore, even if the connection gets intercepted, it will be of no use to anyone. Information can only be decrypted using a decryption key. Most VPN connections use 128-bit,…

Cyberattacks Signal Need For Internet Security Bill

Banks Get Hit By CyberAttacks The level of cyberattacks levied against US banks over the previous seven months is pushing Congress to move forward quickly on legislation for cyber security. Based on a statement issued by Representative Mike Rogers of Michigan, 15 top banks have been hit with denial of service attacks resulting in nearly…