Why Hasn’t Anyone Thrown Out Their Microwave?

March 17, 2017 / in Blog, General / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Were you shocked to learn that Wikileaks had published “Vault 7”, leaked documents that reveal the intricate details of CIA’s hacking capabilities? Were you extremely concerned that the CIA has now “lost control” of these tools to the public domain, meaning that any cybercriminal in the world can now learn these methods and use them against you? Did the recent news cause you to take a long and close loo [...]

Internet Cameras and Masking Tape

December 09, 2016 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Earlier this year, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, unintentionally revealed (in a photo he posted to his Facebook account) that he covers up the webcam and audio port on his laptop. He literally has a small piece of masking tape over the pea-sized camera lens and another one on the audio port where headphones plug in. The social media universe was quick to pick up on this, leading to all sorts of speculation and theory crafting about the possible implications. What d [...]

Millions Give Up Personal Privacy and Even Safety To “Catch Them All”

July 14, 2016 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

If you see grown men and women staring at their phones as they walk into police stations, churches or the backyards of strangers, you could be witness to the latest video gaming phenomenon to take the world by storm. Launched in July of 2016 for Android and iOS, Nintendo’s Pokémon Go free mobile game is already the #1 downloaded and top-grossing app in every country it is available. Pokémon Go uses your camera and your GPS location to “pla [...]