Why the NordVPN Server Breach is More Serious Than It’s Presented to Be

NordVPN server breach

An Objective Look at the NordVPN Server Breach

Last week, the internet blew up with the news regarding the NordVPN server breach that occurred in March of last year. The company immediately addressed the problem and issued a statement that no customer data was affected or stolen. With that being the case, we didn’t want to get deeper into the subject, but one thing prompted us to address this occurrence.

In the days that followed this news, several media outlets and NordVPN itself tried to put a positive spin on this, saying that it only helped the company to strengthen its security and provide a better service. But, there are many reasons why last year’s NordVPN server breach is more serious than it’s presented to be in public. And, in this week’s Zlog post, we will go over the biggest ones. Read more...

Read More

Misleading Privacy Tips that Do Less Than You think

Misleading privacy tips

Misleading Privacy Tips You Should Be Aware Of

There are many privacy tips and tricks circling the web. While some of them can really help you maintain a low profile when using the internet, there are also quite a few misleading privacy tips that aren’t as useful as they seem and, if you’re not careful, can cause you more harm than good. We don’t want to discourage you from using these tips in the future. The main purpose of this week’s privacy-oriented Zlog is to provide you with all of the pros and cons of using these tools, so you can have a better understanding of them before you use them. To help you stay as safe and private as possible when using the internet, we’re going to take a look at the most misleading privacy tips you should be aware of when browsing the online world. Read more...

Read More

The Three Biggest Data Breach Scandals of 2019

Online data breach

The Three Biggest Data Breaches of This Year

At the beginning of the year, we’ve gone over the biggest privacy leaks and data breach scandals that occurred in 2018. Now that the first half of 2019 has already passed, we wanted to take a look back at the biggest data breaches that happened so far this year. So, let’s get right into it with the largest data breach, which occurred at the very beginning of the year.

Collections #1 Data Breach

Collection #1 is the name given to the sets email addresses and passwords that became public on the dark web back in January of 2019. When it was discovered by Troy Hunt, an online security researcher, it became the largest data breach on the internet, numbering in over 2.7 billion email/password pairs. Collection #1 was publicly available to any internet-goer and was temporarily open for everyone at no cost. Read more...

Read More