Ransomware Attacks Rose Rapidly in 2017: Here’s How You Can Protect Your Data

Unless you avoided reading or listening to the news last year (and with everything going on in the world who can blame you), you no doubt heard reports of ransomware attack after ransomware attack occurring in 2017. This type of hacking issue, where cybercriminals break into individual or company systems and hold data for ransom, is rife right now, and according to one report, actually … Continue reading Ransomware Attacks Rose Rapidly in 2017: Here’s How You Can Protect Your Data

US Border Patrol Hasn’t Validated E-Passport Data For Years

Passports, like any physical ID, can be altered and forged. That’s partly why for the last 11 years the United States has put RFID chips in the back panel of its passports, creating so-called e-Passports. The chip stores your passport information—like name, date of birth, passport number, your photo, and even a biometric identifier—for quick, machine-readable border checks. And while e-Passports also store a cryptographic … Continue reading US Border Patrol Hasn’t Validated E-Passport Data For Years

Freedom of data movement in the cloud era

In January, we joined an amicus brief with other technology companies in a case pending before the Supreme Court involving Microsoft and the U.S. Department of Justice. The companies that joined the brief argue that Congress must act to resolve the complicated policy questions raised by the case, as Congress is best-suited to weigh the important interests of law enforcement, foreign countries, service providers and, … Continue reading Freedom of data movement in the cloud era

How to recover lost data from iPhone, iPad, or iPod with iMyFone D-Back for Mac

If you need to recover data from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod, there are a few options including Apple’s own recovery tools. But an app like iMyFone D-Back for Mac makes it easy to see all of your available options and recover specific data from backups via iTunes, iCloud and the device itself even if you don’t know exactly where to look. With the click … Continue reading How to recover lost data from iPhone, iPad, or iPod with iMyFone D-Back for Mac