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Encrypted messaging: ECHR says no to states that want to spy on them

ECHR landmark ruling in favor of encrypted messaging, featuring EviCypher NFC HSM technology by Freemindtronic.

Encrypted messaging: ECHR says no to states that want to spy on them The historic judgment of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) elevates encrypted messaging to the rank of guardian of privacy and freedom of expression. But this also poses security and public order problems. On February 13, 2024, she spoke out in […]

BitLocker Security: Safeguarding Against Cyberattacks

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Elevating Data Protection on Windows with BitLocker Security Are you utilizing a Windows computer for personal or professional data storage and processing? Aiming to shield your information from theft, loss, or exposure risks during device disposal? Seeking a straightforward, effective security solution without additional software installations? BitLocker, integrated within Windows, provides a formidable solution. BitLocker: […]

How the attack against Microsoft Exchange on December 13, 2023 exposed thousands of email accounts

Digital shield by Freemindtronic repelling cyberattack against Microsoft Exchange

How the attack against Microsoft Exchange on December 13, 2023 exposed thousands of email accounts On December 13, 2023, Microsoft was the target of a sophisticated attack by a hacker group called Lapsus$. This attack exploited another vulnerability in Microsoft Exchange, known as CVE-2023-23415, which allowed the attackers to execute remote code on the email […]

How to protect yourself from stalkerware on any phone

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What is Stalkerware and Why is it Dangerous? Stalkerware, including known programs like FlexiSpy, mSpy, and Spyera, tracks your location and accesses calls, messages, and photos. These programs can secretly activate your camera or microphone. To counter these invasions, safeguard your digital privacy from stalkerware. Physical access or being tricked into clicking malicious links; often […]

Human Limitations in Strong Passwords Creation

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Human Limitations in Strong Passwords: Cybersecurity’s Weak Link Passwords are essential for protecting our data on the Internet. But creating a strong password is not easy. It requires a balance between security and usability. In this article, we will explain what entropy is and how it measures the strength of a password. We will also […]

Terrapin attack: How to Protect Yourself from this New Threat to SSH Security

SSH handshake with Terrapin attack and EviKey NFC HSM

Protect Yourself from the Terrapin Attack: Shield Your SSH Security with Proven Strategies SSH is a widely used protocol for secure communication over the internet. It allows you to remotely access and control servers, transfer files, and encrypt data. However, SSH is not immune to attacks, and a recent vulnerability OpenSSH before 9.6 (CVE-2023-48795) has exposed […]

Telegram and the Information War in Ukraine

Telegram and the information war in Ukraine

How Telegram Influences the Conflict between Russia and Ukraine Telegram and the information war in Ukraine are closely related. Telegram is a messaging app that offers users a secure and confidential way to communicate, thanks to its end-to-end encryption system. It has a large user base around the world, especially in Eastern Europe, where it […]

Kismet iPhone: How to protect your device from the most sophisticated spying attack?

Kismet iPhone: How to protect your device from the most sophisticated spying attack using Pegasus spyware Do you own an iPhone? Do you think it is safe and private? You might be wrong. Hackers have created a clever attack called Kismet iPhone that can infect your device with Pegasus, the world’s most powerful spyware, without […]

5Ghoul: 5G NR Attacks on Mobile Devices

5Ghoul: 5G NR Attacks on Mobile Devices

5Ghoul: How Contactless Encryption Can Secure Your 5G Communications from Modem Attacks 5Ghoul is a set of 5G NR vulnerabilities that affect Qualcomm and MediaTek modems. These flaws allow to launch denial-of-service attacks or degrade the quality of the 5G network. What is 5Ghoul? 5Ghoul is a set of 14 5G NR (New Radio) vulnerabilities, […]