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Improve your security #16: Encrypt your data

The best way to protect your data is to use encryption. Encryption is is the process of encoding messages (or information) in such a way that eavesdroppers or hackers cannot read it, but that authorized parties can. [check Wikipedia for more details]. … Continue reading

Twitter increases Security

Following Google and Facebook, on Tuesday this week Twitter added a new feature to its website: https access. Users can enable the secure access by going to their settings and check the box “Always use HTTPS” found at the bottom … Continue reading

Sidejacking and Wi-Fi security

It is more than a week ago since this new tool “Firesheep” caught a lot of attention in the US and international press. I won’t write about this tool because there is not much to say. Just search the web … Continue reading