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What Donald Trump’s Election Could Mean for Privacy and the Internet

Since our founding in 2009, Golden Frog has been fighting for a private and secure, free and open Internet experience for users around the world. With the election of Donald Trump as the next United States President, questions arise around what Internet and…

Dyn DNS provider suffers DDoS.

Massive DDoS Attack Shuts Down Major Websites; Raises Concern Over IoT Vulnerabilities

By now you’ve probably heard about last week’s massive DDoS attack affecting the Dyn DNS provider and their clients. Here’s what happened, and why it’s so concerning. The Basics: What’s a DDoS Attack? DDoS stands for ‘Distributed Denial of Service’ – which is…

Built In Austin

From Built in Austin: Protect Yourself: Tips from 4 Austin Web Warriors on Avoiding Cyber Attacks

Golden Frog’s VP of Sales and Director of Marketing Liz Kintzele was recently interviewed for a Built In Austin article about cyber security. Liz’s responses are below, and you can read the full article here. What does Golden Frog protect against, and from whom?…

Dangers Public Wifi

The Dangers of Public Wi-Fi

Public Wi-Fi is convenient, and oftentimes free. It’s prevalent, too, and is available in many frequently-visited locations around the world. What you need to be aware of is that with these convenient public Wi-Fi networks come great risks! When using these networks, you may…

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What the UK’s Departure from the EU Means for Data Privacy and Security

Update – June 24, 2016: After a close referendum, the UK voted yesterday in favor of leaving the EU (52% v. 48%). As people start to worry what will happen to their cybersecurity, experts are stating that Britain’s cybersecurity should not have such a…

Study shows that online privacy and security fears impact united states online banking and shopping habits.

Internet Privacy Concerns Affecting Online Shopping, Banking Habits

Americans spend plenty of time and money online. In fact, according to Forrester Research U.S., consumers will spend $327 billion on the Internet in 2016. However, could security and privacy concerns be deterring people from spending their hard-earned dollars online? According to a…

WhatsApp Encryption

WhatsApp Adds Encryption Everywhere

WhatsApp announced recently that they are now implementing end-to-end encryption for every form of communication on their service. This comes at a particularly important time, as Apple’s court battle with the FBI recently unfolded in the public eye. The FBI dropped their case against Apple,…

RSA 2016

RSA 2016 Highlights the Importance of Securing IoT

The RSA conference is the place where cybersecurity professionals get together to discuss the latest technologies and techniques that protect us all. If one has never been you might be overwhelmed by the professional intellect all gathered at the Moscone Center. For just…

Internet of Things Privacy Risks

The Internet of Insecure Things

Although a huge 87% of people reportedly don’t know what the Internet of Things is, it’s safe to say that percentage will be decreasing soon. As described by USA Today, the IoT “simply means that an object has sensors embedded in it and…

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Juniper Finds “Unauthorized Code” in ScreenOS; VPNs Vulnerable to Decryption

Juniper Networks announced yesterday evening that they had released an emergency patch after they discovered “unauthorized code” in ScreenOS, the operating system of its NetScreen firewalls, that could allow “a knowledgeable attacker to gain administrative access to NetScreen devices and to decrypt VPN connections.” Juniper…