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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.

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.

2019-07-17T06:23:27-07:00July 17th, 2019|

GDPR impact one year on

We are now approaching the one-year anniversary of the implementation of GDPR – one of the most important changes to data privacy regulations in the last 20 years. Since its implementation, what changes – if any – have businesses made to ensure the data they hold remains secure?

2019-06-11T01:15:43-07:00June 7th, 2019|Network Protection, Privacy, Uncategorized|

BlackFog BSD after a few hours when running with Kaspersky

When running BlackFog alongside Kaspersky it is important that you are running the latest version of Kaspersky greater than 19. Older versions have a memory handling bug which manifests over time and eventually causes Windows to crash. Kaspersky drivers in v19 seem to be the main cause of the problem and are documented on [...]

2019-05-16T09:16:35-07:00May 16th, 2019|

BlackFog Global Threat Statistics – Q1 2019

During the first quarter of 2019 BlackFog saw continued focus by both Russia and China to exfiltrate data back to servers within their borders. This represented 20% of total threats and 50% of threats by all other countries combined. Russia represented 15.5% and China at 4.1%.

2019-04-16T09:53:21-07:00April 16th, 2019|Statistics|

BlackFog Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Solution Now Available for Android

BlackFog, Inc. announces the release of its on-device Cybersecurity and Data Privacy solution for Android devices. BlackFog Privacy protects users from online threats by putting a stop to unauthorized data collection, profiling, cryptomining, phishing, and fake news over the Internet and Dark Web.

2019-04-02T01:55:58-07:00April 2nd, 2019|Press Release|