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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,…

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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…

Built In Austin

From Built In Austin: Hackers, trackers and risk: 3 experts weigh in on security for your startup

Golden Frog’s Co-CTO Phil Molter was recently interviewed for a Built In Austin article about security for startups. Phil’s responses are below, and you can read the full article here. This article originally appeared on Builtinaustin.com, and was written by By Colin Morris….

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It’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month!

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NSCAM). This month was created by the US government to provide Americans with the information and resources they need to stay safe online. At Golden Frog we are committed to online privacy and security, and we…

Stand up for strong encryption

Tell the President to “Defend Strong Encryption” and Help Save Crypto

Update – March 18: EFF, the organization behind this petition (along with Access Now and the ACLU), are pushing a new phase of the campaign this week. Save Crypto is asking users to tweet at President Obama directly and ask him to defend strong…

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Public Wi-Fi: Think Before You Connect

There’s been a lot of talk about the dangers of public Wi-Fi lately. From a recent Digital Trends article outlining these dangers, to last week’s report of AT&T using an airport hotspot to serve ads, to Skycure’s recent study on unsecured connections at…

Internet of Things IoT Security

An Inside Job: How the IoT is Changing Home Security

Several articles have come out recently about the Internet of Things (IoT) and the privacy risks associated with it. Most devices on the IoT connect through Wi-Fi, so if your connection isn’t secure neither are those devices. This means things like your smart…