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WHAT HAPPENS IF RUSSIA CUTS ITSELF OFF FROM THE INTERNET

THE WORLD’S INTERNET infrastructure has no central authority. To keep it working, everyone needs to rely on everyone else. As a result, the global patchwork of undersea cables, satellites, and other technologies that connect the world often ignores the national borders on a map. To stay online, many countries must rely on equipment outside their own confines and control. Nation-states periodically attempt to ... Read More »

What happens when Google Doc credentials are leaked on the Dark Web

A security company recently laid tempting bait online in order to see how hackers would react. The findings aren’t surprising but show how quickly leaked data is used by shady characters. California-based Bitglass, which specializes in cloud-based security, created a fake digital identity for an employee of a non-existent bank. The details included credentials for a Google Drive account, complete ... Read More »