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.

Cryptocurrency Mining Protection

Cryptocurrency mining is the latest trend in hacking (also called Cryptojacking) where code is injected into web sites and is used to hijack the users’ CPU to mine cryptocurrency. This has been driven by a boom in the value of cryptocoins in general and is a way for hackers to make money.

2018-03-07T16:04:11+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Financial, Online Safety, Privacy|

General Data Protection Regulation Statement (GDPR)

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a significant piece of European legislation which will come into force on May 25, 2018. It builds on existing data protection laws, strengthening the rights that EU individuals have over their personal data, and creating a single data protection approach across Europe.

2018-03-07T16:00:33+00:00 March 6th, 2018|

Multiple Layers of Protection

BlackFog consists of multiple layers of protection to combat the increasing sophistication of cyber attacks. Using BlackFog's unique outbound network defense strategy it is possible to target the attack and multiple points.

2018-03-07T15:56:47+00:00 February 27th, 2018|

PowerShell Attack Prevention

PowerShell attacks are now the preferred weapon of choice for many of these attacks because it provides a number of techniques for bypassing existing security. Not least of all, the ability to run directly in memory and remotely download payloads.

2018-02-22T19:38:15+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|