Facebook and the privacy of your data

Facebook and the privacy of your data

With the recent scandal of companies that abuse users’ Facebook data, privacy is once again being talked about. But pointing fingers at Facebook is not only wrong but irresponsible because it’s not the culprit. We have to take that same finger and put it on the wound and assume that it is the fault of the users. Explaining … When we talk about the use of our personal data on Facebook, there are actually 4 players involved: the users, the creators of the applications, the advertisers, and Facebook (which puts the other 3 parties in touch). To say that Facebook is to blame for abuse of user data is like […]

28 Essential Digital Security Tips

28 Essential Digital Security Tips

The security of computer systems (where, in addition to computers, smartphones, tablets and other equipment with Internet access) involves constant and proactive care since, even without our noticing, our equipment suffers dozens of daily attacks via Internet and / or business networks. Prevention is the best weapon against these attacks since, after the attacks / infections, the consequences are usually disastrous and irreversible, losing data or allowing others to access sensitive information in our lives (including access to accounts banking, etc). Here is a series of suggestions that should be taken very seriously because the question is not whether one day will be attacked, but when and what consequences will […]

Ransomware Attacks: How much would it cost you to lose everything you have on your Computer?

Ransomware Attacks: How much would it cost you to lose everything you have on your Computer?

Throughout 2017, the World watched the biggest ever attack of “virus” ransomware . We leave here the answers to the most frequently asked questions. What is a virus Ransomware? This type of virus attacks your computer, encrypts your files (which prevents them from being able to open them) and then requires a rescue to give you back access to the files. Typically, even by paying the ransom (which can range from hundreds to thousands of euros), criminals never give you back access to files, which means you lose everything you have on your computer forever. Is there a cure if it is infected? Briefly, no. The encryption with which the […]