At the end of last month, on the 28th, the world celebrated a relatively unknown holiday – International Data Privacy day. Celebrated by privacy advocates and data protection authorities in many countries, it is an opportunity to raise public awareness about privacy threats and urge governments to protect citizens' rights. This year's celebration in Mexico City also marks the official endorsement by the Mexican Federal District data protection authority (InfoDF) of the International Principles for the Application of Human Rights to Communications Surveillance, some 13 guiding principles about limiting surveillance.

Data Privacy Day - not just empty words

So what are those International Principles for the Application of Human

Data Privacy Day – not just empty words

At the end of last month, on the 28th, the world celebrated a relatively unknown holiday – International Data Privacy day

Research from marble labs puts the USA as the largest creator of malcious software in the world. Creating more dangerous apps than Taiwan, India, Korea and China combined.

42% of Risky Apps devloped in USA

The statistics is surprising as most people would think that the majority of risky software originates from eastern Europe and south-east Asia, but as the largest producers of mobile apps, the USA also produces the most risky apps although Marble Labs estimates that only 1% of all apps developed in the USA are risky.

When malicious apps are considered as a % of apps produced by nations, the focus shifts back to south-east

42% of Malicious Apps Developed in USA

Research from marble labs puts the USA as the largest creator of malcious software in the world. Creating more dangerous

Last month we were informed of yet another development in the saga between Turkey and Facebook. World media has reported that Facebook has complied with a Turkish court order demanding the blocking of a page it said offended the Prophet Muhammad. If the social media platform had refused, the court had threatened to block access to the entire site. Governmental threats that censor freedom of speech have been proven to work not only with Facebook; other building blocks of the internet have complied with those kinds of requests like Google and twitter.

Facebook caves to governments but not to its users

Shedding a light on the plague of governments

Facebook caves to governments but not to its users

Last month we were informed of yet another development in the saga between Turkey and Facebook. World media has reported

One of the first steps to staying safe on the internet is knowing what you're up against. Malware is a constant threat with the majority of malware infecting computers through internet browsers. Malware is the umbrella term for numerous threats to your computer security, it is an abbreviation of malicious software. Malware includes worms, viruses and trojans.

I am sure you've heard all these terms before but what do actually mean and how can you counteract these threats. So here is an explanation of the most common type of malware.

Types of Malware

Computer Viruses

the term virus is obviously a very fitting

Types of Malware

One of the first steps to staying safe on the internet is knowing what you're up against. Malware is a

For a long time now, cyber-security experts have warned us about vulnerabilities in our computer programs. It seems that most of those warnings focus on the tool we use the most, our browsers. It is of course no wonder considering that those browsers are our windows to take a peek at the internet. But now, a new study demonstrates how important it is to focus on your browser security.

55% of malware infections are caused by an insecure browser

The malware problem is largely a browser insecurity problem, according to a report out last week by the Ponemon Institute. The

Browsers are the window to infection

For a long time now, cyber-security experts have warned us about vulnerabilities in our computer programs. It seems that most