VPN basics in a nutshell for the beginners

A virtual private network or VPN is a type of network technology that allows a web user to access a private network as well as transmit/receive data securely and anonymously via public networks. The aim of setting up and using a VPN account is to prevent unauthorized access of sensitive data by cyber criminals or …

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5 things your VPN provider never told you

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Is there a limit to bypassing internet restrictions when using a VPN? Are there VPN providers that offer more anonymity than others? What makes a VPN connection fast? Here are 5 things VPN providers don’t really talk about or maybe don’t want you to know. Anonymity levels may vary – once you connect to a …

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Lawsuit uncovers the severity of ethiopian hacking amid Obama’s Africa tour

Gulf leaders request cyber-security collaboration to Obama

US president Barrack Obama, who is currently on tour in Africa and visiting Ethiopia for the first time this weekend, is being faced with the pressure of discussing human rights issues as a result of a pending lawsuit back home that is contesting whether the African country can spy on an American by converting his …

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Milano, tool for detecting HackingTeam spyware in your computers

Milano for detecting HackingTeam spyware in your computers

An IT security company named Rook Security has solved the problem of those people who are worried that they have been attacked with HackingTeam malware. The security firm released a free of cost security tool that will identify the HackingTeam spyware into your system. Rook security named the tool as ‘Milano’. Milano will search out …

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DOJ and FBI target Goolge and Apple in Crypto war

DOJ and FBI target Goolge and Apple in Crypto war

The DOJ and FBI on Wednesday targeted latest set of enemies for law enforcement and national security: not pedophiles, or ISIS, but Google and Apple. These giant organizations and others that give or will soon allow E2E encryption make it difficult to peruse blocked computerized messages — and without mentioning names, James Comey (FBI Director) …

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Faster and securer browser apps on the way as tech giants team up for Web Assembly

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Google, Microsoft, Apple and Mozilla teamed up for Web Assembly, a new joint project of the tech Giants, that will help enhance the effectiveness of JavaScript and overall make browser applications faster and more secure. It is true that there has been a great debate as to the quality and safety standards of technology so …

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Jaguar to monitor its drivers’ heart rate, breathing and brainwaves with NASA tech

Jaguar monitor heart rate breathing brainwaves NASA tech

The thought seem to be incredibly futuristic, but Jaguar aims at detecting health status, monitor brainwaves and all in all predict its drivers’ actions. For making their cars much more safer and smarter, guys at Jaguar Land Rover are working on quite a few projects and these are just the elements of those. Jaguar Land …

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Kodi/XBMC app gets booted from Amazon market over piracy concerns

Amazon removed kodi

Kodi, a popular media center app previously known as XBMC has been removed from the Amazon app store with a claim that it facilitates piracy. In real, third-party addons are responsible for the bad reputation of software and it doesn’t host or link to any content that’s infringing. No doubt that Amazon is legal operator …

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LastPass hacked, users requested to change master passwords immediately

LastPass just got hacked, change you Master Password now

LastPass, widely used password manager officially disclosed on Monday that it was breached. The hackers were able to get their hands on LastPass users’ Email addresses, master passwords and other private data. While the encrypted vaults on LastPass, cloud based password manager, don’t seem to be accessed by intruders – password reminders, email addresses, authentication …

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Popular Privacy tools targeted by Chinese hackers

Chinese target privacy tools

A new research found that hackers from China have found their way into cracking privacy tools used to unblock the state censored content. According to the reports, hackers are targeting both, readers and the creators of the web content. According to the findings of Jaime Blasco, a security researcher working in a Silicon Valley based …

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