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Event | Cyber-Insecurity

This event is hosted by the Digital Humanities Initiative and the Global Studies Program. Cyber-Insecurity: Everything You Ever wanted to know about Encryption but were Afraid to Ask Tuesday, March 14th, 7:00pm Orozco Room (712), 66 West 12th st. With the safety of journalists and activists becoming less certain and international cyber attacks on the […]

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It’s Time To Change Your Password

Hacks come in many different forms; keyloggers, viruses, phishing, brute force. In most cases, it’s a misstep of the user. You clicked a bad link, you opened a suspicious document that your “Grandma” emailed you. Maybe your password is just “password.” There are many easy ways to avoid the day to day phishers and scammers, but even if your […]

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Message Encryption – A Facebook First

Privacy Win! Facebook has finished rolling out Secret Conversations for their Messenger apps on iOS and Android, creating the largest end-to-end encrypted messaging network in history. What does this mean for you? Encryption means that your conversations can’t be hacked into, whether it’s by criminals or the authorities. Secret Conversations are only accessible by you and the recipient, and […]

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