Cyber Security

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: Does Social Media Escalate Violence?
Posted March 13, 2023 Written by Claire

We’ve known for a long time now that an excess of social media can be detrimental to one’s mental health. […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: How DNA Solves Cold Cases
Posted September 12, 2022 Written by Claire

I’ve spent some time in the past discussing biometric data and all of the privacy concerns that come along with […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: Cyber Criminals for Hire
Posted February 28, 2022 Written by Claire

Today, everyone knows about computer hacking in one way or another. Even those who weren’t born as digital natives are […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: Dark Web Assassins
Posted October 25, 2021 Written by Claire

The Dark Web has its fair share of urban legends and myths because of its mysterious nature and barrier to […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: The Truth About the Dark Web
Posted October 11, 2021 Written by Claire

Once mysterious, the term Dark Web has become understood to be a place on the Internet that harbors criminals and […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: Down and Out
Posted August 17, 2021 Written by Claire

In our modern world, one of the most frustrating things is not being able to get online. Whether your modem […]

Things You Should Know But Don’t: The Influence of Social Media (Part 1)
Posted July 5, 2021 Written by Claire

It’s not news that social media is impacting our behavior. Researchers have long said that the changing landscape of the […]

Things You Should Know But Don’t: Ransomware 2.0
Posted June 21, 2021 Written by Claire

Ransomware has been around for a long time. The first case originates in the late 80s with something called the […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: Webcam Security
Posted June 7, 2021 Written by Claire

Have you ever been sitting at your desk, using your laptop and noticed the light next to your webcam flash […]