When it comes to online security, being paranoid is no longer enough


You just wanted to see the photos your friend shared. Or buy a pair of shoes. Or read that story. 

Now your email account’s been hacked, your credit card number’s been stolen, and your computer for some reason is mining bitcoin. 

Welcome to the Internet of Today. The Internet of Tomorrow is shaping up to be a lot worse. 

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But this is not the story of hijacked wireless security cameras crashing the internet, ransomware locking up England’s NHS, or a teddy bear that exposes you to hackers. Rather, this is about how securely navigating the internet for simple day-to-day tasks is becoming harder and harder while at the same time our dependency on successfully doing so is only increasing. Read more…

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