These days it is becoming progressively more difficult to stay safe online. Ransomware and phishing emails are just a few among the many ways to steal personal data or make people pay in order to get their files back. Since an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, there are some easy tips you can follow to ensure your safety online.Read more
Have you ever seen a message “this video is not available for your country” on YouTube or Netflix? Or do you simply want more privacy on the internet? A VPN or proxy offers an easy solution for this. Both hide your actual location, making it look like you are using the internet from a different location than the one, where you actually are. How exactly does it work and which of them do you need to use?Read more
Once in a while, it is good to evaluate and look back at how far you have come. Whether it is for your company or for yourself, the new year is a great moment to determine what you want to take with you to the new year – and what you would rather leave behind. With a positive outlook at 2019, we look back at 2018 one more time. It has been a great year for vBoxx: read more about it in the year highlights below.Read more
The new bill passed by the Australian parliament will force tech companies to hand over encrypted messaging data to government authorities on request. The law, known as The Assistance and Access Bill, is heavily opposed by the public, privacy advocates and tech giants like Apple, Facebook and Google.Read more
A recent assessment carried out by the Dutch ministry of justice and security revealed that Microsoft is violating the GDPR. The 90-page-long report has concluded that the tech giant is potentially putting the privacy of more than 300,000 Dutch government employees at risk with its Microsoft Office platform.
Six months ago on May 25, the new GDPR privacy law was introduced. After an overload of information prior to the GDPR, it is surprisingly quiet after the introduction. The fear of the high fines and that companies would perish under GDPR seems to have faded over time. Or not? Do you know all the rules and do companies really follow them?