The dark web, alternatively known as the darknet or deep web, has long been a subject of controversy. The concept of “onion routing,” that is messages encapsulated in layers of encryption like the layers of an onion, on a secure, private internet was originally conceived by researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Lab.
Last year, the South China Morning Post reported that “surveillance spending in the far western [Xinjiang] region – one of the most policed places on earth – ballooned nearly 100% [in 2017] to US$8.8 billion.
It’s been quite a year already. Global data breaches have already compromised 4.5 billion records in the first half of 2018, a 133% increase compared to the same time last year.
Many enterprises use virtual reality training for their employees. It appears likely that other companies may eventually follow the same path.
Microsoft issued an urgent warning to users of older Windows systems to apply an update in order to protect against a potential widespread cyber attack.
To understand network security from a technical vantage point, it is first necessary to know the answers to the questions of "What is my network address?" and "What is normal for my network?"
WhatsApp is urging its 1.5 billion users to update their app after the company detected sophisticated hacking attempts that might have targeted human rights activists.