Archive for May 2018

What is Spectre and Meltdown? Spectre and Meltdown are the names given to different variants of the same basic and underlying vulnerability that affects nearly every computer chip manufactured in the last 20 years. Because of this vulnerability, if exploited, it can allow cybercriminals to get access to data previously considered completely protected. Security researchers…

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One doesn’t need to be a rocket scientist, or a computer techie, to analyze that anything that uses the internet and a network is prone to hacking, and this includes the technology for smart homes. The smart home industry using the Internet of Things (IoT) is currently estimated to go all out in the mass…

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What is DDoS? Distributed Denial of Service attacks or DDoS attacks can often be intense as it may indirectly involve hundreds of thousands of computers all over the world and huge amounts of traffic. The attacks can last for hours or days depending upon the intent of the attacker, rendering a website, server or entire…

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What is Blockchain? A blockchain is a continuously growing list of records, usually ledgers, which are linked and secured by cryptography. Each block mostly contains a cryptographic collection of the previous block, a timestamp, and transaction data. A blockchain is resistant to modification of its data from outside sources, even hackers. Normally, a blockchain is…

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When optimizing your computer, there may be a few things you could be doing wrong, or as most cases have shown, there may be some things you’re not doing at all and won’t help your computer even if you optimize it regularly. A computer that is continuously slowing down can be annoying and greatly impacts…

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Internet networking is only made possible because of a device called router. Today, there are different kinds of routers available in the market and one of them is what we call a “travel router.” This post aims to give you a better understanding of what a travel router is and what are some of the…

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One of the most important tools that you must have whenever you have to deal with file retrieval is a data recovery app. These kinds of apps are designed to help you recover lost files or those that have been accidentally deleted on your PC. It can even help you recover important files that were…

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