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DNS Security 101

DNS is one of our oldest protocols on the internet, and as such, has a number of vulnerabilities that security researchers are working on mitigating. In this post, we will explore what DNS is, and how we can secure it.

Living off the grid with TAILS OS πŸ‘»

TAILS OS can be a hacker’s best friend, allowing for completely anonymous activity on the move. In this guide, I’ll explain what TAILS is, how it works, and how you can use it to maximise your online privacy.

The 14 types of malware πŸ’£

From the floppy disks of the 1980s, to the worms of the early noughties, to the sophisticated malware of 2024, malware has been on quite the ride! In this short guide we will explore ten of the most common types of malware, including rootkits, viruses, spyware, and everything in between!

What is the OSI Model? πŸ”Œ

The OSI model is widely used to describe how computer networks operate. In this insights article, we’ll be exploring how the model works, and busting some jargon along the way.

Quantum Computers: An Emerging Threat To Cryptography

Cryptography is under attack like never before. The technology that protects our data from malign actors is at risk of being compromised by quantum computing. In this insights article, we’ll explore the risks, and opportunities, posed by quantum computing.

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