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About Darren Williams

Dr. Williams is the founder and CEO of BlackFog, Inc. In the wake of increasing privacy concerns across the world Dr. Williams founded BlackFog to combat the growing number of applications and online sites that breach your privacy rights. With more than 20% of online activity associated with data profiling it was clear that something had to be done to curb this growing threat. Unlike companies that focus on malware and viruses this new category focuses specifically on data loss prevention, ransomware and malvertising.

California Privacy Act: What you need to know

The California Consumer Privacy Act is clearly the shape of things to come for the rest of the United States and mirrors many regulations now being adopted around the world such as the sweeping reforms adopted with GDPR in Europe. This article discusses key parts of this legislation and what it means for business.

2020-01-10T01:00:07-08:00January 10th, 2020|Privacy|

BlackFog Global Threat Statistics – Q3 2019

BlackFog collected threat statistics on a global basis for the first 9 months of 2019. What follows is a summary of the data exfiltration across all endpoints including Windows, Mac, Android and iOS devices. Dark Web BlackFog saw a steady decline in Dark Web exfiltration over the quarter representing 1.69% of traffic, [...]

2019-12-03T07:25:04-08:00December 3rd, 2019|Statistics|

Privacy Quick Start 4 (Windows)

BlackFog Privacy ensures your device is protected from fileless cyber attacks which are growing at an alarming rate. It provides real time protection against online threats with 11 layers of protection to prevent attacks from ransomware, spyware, malware and unauthorized data collection and profiling.

2019-11-07T11:22:16-08:00November 5th, 2019|

BlackFog partners with Mustek to increase data privacy and security in South Africa

BlackFog, Inc. today announced that they have signed a distribution agreement with Mustek Limited. to resell its data privacy and cybersecurity solution.

2019-10-29T02:44:29-07:00October 29th, 2019|Press Release|

BlackFog’s Releases On-Device Data Privacy and Security for Windows v4

BlackFog announces the release of BlackFog Privacy 4.0, its next generation data privacy and cybersecurity solution for Windows. Focusing specifically on on-device cybersecurity and data exfiltration, BlackFog is able to block threats in real-time.

2019-10-07T06:36:33-07:00October 7th, 2019|Press Release|

BlackFog Global Threat Statistics – Q2 2019

BlackFog collected threat statistics on a global basis for the first 6 months of 2019. What follows is a summary of the data exfiltration across all endpoints across Windows, Mac, Android and iOS devices. Dark Web BlackFog saw some trends from Q1 with a significant increase in Dark Web exfiltration representing 5.67% [...]

2019-09-11T00:40:12-07:00September 10th, 2019|Statistics|

How to fix install error code 12029

When installing BlackFog on a damaged Windows 7 or later computer you may get error code 12029 reported from the installer. The installer checks for a viable machine before installing and so when it sees it is damaged it will halt installation.

2019-07-26T15:36:39-07:00July 17th, 2019|