A Look at the Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack

In early May 2021, Colonial Pipeline, which is one of the largest pipeline operators in the US, was hit with a ransomware attack. This resulted in fuel shortages and was yet another example of a large-scale malware attack in 2021.

Let's look at what happened in this attack, what the consequences were, and what we can learn from it.

A New Dell Vulnerability Affects an Enormous Amount of PCs

On May 4, 2021, security firm SentinelLabs released details about a security flaw in Dell machines that allows anyone with physical access to the computer to gain elevated privileges. This vulnerability has been around for over a decade, making hundreds of millions of computers vulnerable.

3 Key Ways to Keep Your Password Manager Secure

We've discussed the importance of using a password manager before. Generating strong passwords and keeping them all in one locked vault allows you to greatly increase the security of your accounts.

However, with a few guidelines, your password manager can provide even more online security for you.

How Does End-to-End Encryption Secure Apps Like Signal?

We've talked before about encryption, which is an essential part of modern digital life to keep your data secured. But there's another type of communication encryption you've probably heard about too: end-to-end encryption.

Let's find out how end-to-end encryption differs from other forms of encrypted conversations, and what it means for you when you use apps like Signal.