Impersonation and Identity Theft Risk on GitHub and How to Prevent It

In today’s world, people who commit fraud, or scammers, frequently attempt to masquerade as another person or entity. Identity theft happens for a multitude of reasons, including but not limited to stealing credit, credentials or currency, or as an attempt to discredit by falsely attributing statements or other content to someone. Unfortunately, verifying someone’s identity … Continue reading “Impersonation and Identity Theft Risk on GitHub and How to Prevent It”

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  • Oct 6, 2018
  • Glyn Moody
  • News, Open Source, Privacy, Programming, Security,

Tim Berners-Lee unveils next step for Solid, a decentralized Web platform with privacy built-in as standard

It’s no secret that the current design of the World Wide Web has huge problems. This was shown most dramatically by the recent security breach at Facebook that saw 50 million accounts compromised. A key issue is the highly centralized nature of today’s Internet, with power – and our personal data – concentrated in just … Continue reading “Tim Berners-Lee unveils next step for Solid, a decentralized Web platform with privacy built-in as standard”

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