Seth Rosenblatt

Seth Rosenblatt
Editor-in-chief at The Parallax

Seth is the founder and lead reporter for The Parallax, a consumer-focused cybersecurity and privacy news site that specializes in explaining the news behind the headlines, with a focus on news features and explainers. 

Seth Rosenblatt

Why Bitsquatting Attacks Are Here to Stay

Typos have a long history, by turns serious and silly, going back to the dawn of the printed page. But thanks to the peculiarities of computer technology and the ingenuity of hackers, correctly typing website locations into your browser is no guarantee that they will show you the site you intended to view. When machines make typos even with correct human input, the errors can lead to an unusual form of cyber attack known as bitsquatting. The younger sibling of typosquatting, bitsquatting is...

Seth Rosenblatt

The State of Election Security

Clichéd as the concept of a perfect storm is, it also feels more apt than ever to describe this year’s American election—and that’s only taking into consideration the cybersecurity challenges voters face. Since 2016, cybersecurity and election experts have been sounding an ever-louder clarion call that aggressive steps need be taken to ensure that computerized voting machines in the U.S. are secure enough to properly enroll registered voters, record their votes, and accurately count them, as...