In the last 30 days, there have been a whopping $300m in NFT sales! This is more spent on digital collectibles in one month than in the whole of 2020! NFTs are the new crypto craze of 2021. The world is suddenly hooked on NFTs. But what are they? …

Apple users have long enjoyed a more secure position in the digital world. Since Apple had a substantially smaller share of the personal computing market, hacks of its products had seemed less profitable. …

The bad actors are at it again, this time taking their phishing schemes to text messages. Just this week, I received my first two. And just this week, Digital trends posted an article about this very subject. It seems that the decline in using traditional email in favor of cell…

The American National Security Agency (NSA) apparently will be offering one of its specially developed cybersecurity tools to anyone with interest. Named GHIDRA, it is a reverse engineering tool. According to an articlein the Hacker News, the NSA is planning to release it at the RSA security conference in March.

We’ve written before about the value of personal data, both to legitimate and illegitimate entities. In an article on PCMag.com, Max Eddy lays out the various ways in which legitimate companies make money on all of us.

The whole article paints a pretty Orwellian picture if you ask me. Big…

Everyone likes to have a fall guy or gal when something goes wrong. “Hey, that’s not my fault, I couldn’t help it that this person did that.” It seems like this is especially true when there is a data breach that makes the headlines.

EU diplomats’ communications are hacked

Russian…

Let me admit this from the start; I am a gadget freak. If it is having some cool electronic or mechanical feature(s), it draws me in immediately. Amazon’s voice assistant, Alexa, is a case in point. The potential for voice assistants is staggering. Even this early into their development, they…

If you are part of the crypto circuit, you will be more than familiar with the term ‘ICO’ (initial coin offering) as this has been the most popular way of raising funds for Startup Blockchain projects. ICOs have been the vehicle used to raise over $5 billion dollars in the…

Right out of the box, we encourage you to keep reading even if you are of the mindset, “I have nothing to hide.” That’s true of most people in the world. …

Everyone has an opinion about the validity of cryptocurrencies as a financial instrument. Many traditionalists in the world of fiat currencies and highly regulated institutions see crypto as fraudulent and a passing fad. …

Shyla Bashir-Khan

Riding the crypto wave since 2016- for better or for worse.

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