In the last couple of years, the phrase “end-to-end encryption” has been appearing more often around the Internet and in the news. What exactly does it mean and how safe is it really? What is End-to-End Encryption? End-to-end encryption is a method of secure communication that prevents third-parties from accessing data while it’s transferred from one… Read more How Safe is End-to-End Encryption?
These days, almost everyone has a mobile phone. They can now do more than ever, meaning we enter and store loads of personal information on them like bank details, addresses, and emails. Unfortunately, the widespread use of mobile phones also means that they are subject to cyberattacks, privacy invasions, and security flaws. Now more than… Read more How to Avoid Information Security Issues
As the documents released by Edward Snowden showed us, government agencies have the ability to read the text messages of normal citizens in the U.S. and many other countries around the world. This is a major invasion of privacy and it gives the government the ability to track our movements too.But what if you say,… Read more How to Take Back Your Privacy and Encrypt Your Phone?
Computer security is relatively mature and most users know how to protect their personal computers from hackers and virus attacks. However, mobile phone security is a new concept and the risks of not protecting the data on our phones is just as, if not more dangerous. Mobile phones have become an essential part of our lives,… Read more 5 Tips to Secure Your Mobile Phone
Recent news reports have shown vulnerabilities in popular messaging apps due to the network SS7 bug allowing hackers to assume a user’s phone number and take over their account. This is done by tricking the telecom network into believing the hacker’s phone has the same number as the victims. The hacker then uses the lost… Read more CoverMe Experts Reveal How to Really Protect Mobile Privacy