Monthly Archives: October 2019

Brainwave-reading devices: privacy, security, discrimination, and manipulation

RapidVPN/ October 24, 2019/ Blog/

Whether humans will be telepathic soon and what implications the brain-hacking devices will have on the human species is a question that is engaging scientists in many fields. Who could dispose of human thoughts? Will personal ideas be a company resource or will connecting the brain to different types of devices enhance individuals and the entire human society? How close

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The end of biometric security

RapidVPN/ October 17, 2019/ Blog/

Like any information, biometric information is only as secure as the system that protects it. Biometric information has nothing inherent that makes it more secure than any data. However, stolen biometric information can be difficult to use, which makes an impression of stronger security. Traditional passwords are something you know. Biometric features are something you are. Fingerprints, iris scans, voice

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A scope into Austrian election hacking

RapidVPN/ October 10, 2019/ Blog/

Austrian conservative leader Sebastian Kurz is heading back to power in Vienna, finishing election after a slide in support for the country’s far-right. Exit polls suggest the 33-year-old’s People’s Party (ÖVP) finished with nearly 37 percent, up nearly six points on the last election in 2017. His coalition options are open after the populist Freedom Party (FPÖ), his former partner,

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Data Center Tiers, and why they matter?

RapidVPN/ October 3, 2019/ Blog/

According to Wikipedia‘s definition, a data center is a repository that houses computing facilities like servers, routers, switches, and firewalls, as well as supporting components like backup equipment, fire suppression facilities, and air conditioning. A data center may be complex (dedicated building) or simple (an area or room that houses only a few servers). Additionally, a data center may be

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