Security Theater in McCabe Library

The opinions expressed in this article are solely the author’s and do not reflect the views of The Phoenix Editorial Board.  Why, in the name of Anthony Fauci, is McCabe Library quarantining books?  In my first week back on campus, I stopped


Do you actually need a VPN?

“This video is sponsored by NordVPN.”  After watching several YouTube videos, it’s hard not to have seen ads for different companies (NordVPN, ExpressVPN, Tunnelbear or a million others) full of ominous warnings that unless you pay for their service, your private internet

College reaffirms network security

On July 30, a fake email was sent out to the Swarthmore student population in the name of the registrar, Martin Warner. The identity of the perpetrator are being kept confidential by the Swarthmore College Computer Society (SCCS), but such an incident

Flight hacking and security concerns

Malaysian Airlines Flight 370’s mysterious disappearance should frighten anyone who travels. Nearly two weeks after the plane took off from Kuala Lumpur, neither the plane nor its 239 passengers have been found. Numerous observers have questioned how in the modern age a