Instant Messaging and Threats Related to Identity Theft Online

IM messaging security threats

Instant messaging (aka IM) has become very popular nowadays, with the statistics depicting that 2.9 billion users have enjoyed the benefits of IM via apps, such as WhatsApp, Snapchat, and LINE. It is worth noting that social media users stretch to 2.4 billion users, just to keep a perspective. Nowadays, people have begun choosing IM, …

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Mark Zuckerberg Accounts’ Hacks Reveal a Fundamental Security Error

Top 3 Security Threats to Watch Out

Where does it say that even a multi-billionaire cannot have his accounts breached? Mark Zuckerberg, the founder, and CEO of Facebook and one of the most outstanding tech personas of the world, has had a major data breach following the leaks of his accounts on Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest. The stolen passwords from LinkedIn had …

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Russian Apps Raise Concerns over Privacy

Russia Turns to Western Companies like Twitter for Enforcement

There are two brace apps from Russia that have raised grave concerns over privacy among individuals and businesses alike. As a result, there is debate as to whether or not such apps should be used. The first one is an actual system, which is used to intercept the conversations of employees. Natalya Kasperskaya and Infowatch …

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Common tech issues online and ways to deal with them

How to Effectively Deal with Technical Issues

We are not tech literate, of course, which means that there are many things about the Internet that sound mysterious to us. There is nothing wrong with admitting that you do not know it all, by all means! However, it is a matter of prudence and vigilance to make sure that you stay up-to-date and …

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British Telecom to Enter Shanghai Free Trade Zone via VPN Services

British Telecom Wishes Enter Shanghai Free Trade Zone via VPN Services

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has received an application from one of the major telecom companies in the United Kingdom, BT (or British Telecom). In this application, BT is requesting to be given the proper license towards operating and selling its products to Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone. Of course, this is a …

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African Countries Internet Censorship Issues in a flash

African countries censorship

Internet censorship is a truly significant issue that needs to be addressed and dealt with properly. Since the freedom of speech and information sharing is of paramount importance. However, Africa cannot boast being particularly loose, when it comes to Internet accessibility. Instead, there are many African countries that are under strict laws. So, Internet censorship …

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Facebook is dealing with more aware users online, dropping original sharing

Hackers can Easily Access Facebook Source Code

Many people have started digesting the privacy hazards behind the use of Facebook, as it seems. Nowadays, Facebook users are not that enthusiastic about sharing their sensitive information with others. A few years ago, there was no such thing as thinking twice, before posting on Facebook. So, even if this sounds harmless and unimportant at …

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Reasons why you need to hide your IP online

hiding your IP address

Your IP address is a unique number that you get, so as to identify yourself online throughout your connection. It is given to you by your Internet Service Provider (or else your ISP), and it contains a lot of personal pieces of information. If you think that it is harmless to reveal where you are …

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How secure is VOIP communication and how can you make it safer?

How Secure is VOIP Communication and How Can You Make it Safer

VOIP – voice over internet protocol – is a phone service you can use over the internet. This type of phone call has opened up a lot more opportunity for communication all around the world, as you can talk to people wherever they are as long as they have an internet connection. Undoubtedly, it gets …

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Netflix is the latest target for notorious hackers

US Netflix Account Outside US

And… they have found their new target! Popular online movie streaming website Netflix has become the new target of cyber criminals where users are made victims of phishing and malware programs to extract confidential details that can be sold at a high price (collectively) in the black market. Last year, Netflix had announced that the …

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