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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Top 3 Security Threats to Watch Out Online

Top 3 Security Threats to Watch Out

The way individuals and organizations use connected technologies day-to-day is evolving all of the time. As the inevitable march of digital progression continues, hackers and cyber criminals identify more ways to access our data, sabotage systems and generally cause havoc. With this in mind, it’s unsurprising that 2015 was the worst year on record for …

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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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Darkest web – TOR and THS (Tor Hidden Services)

Darkest web

As part of my ongoing research on the internet, its content and the varied ways that people will go to. In itself is a reflection of how humanity has reached the depths of depravity for their own gratification. Of the many feeds that I receive, one in particular from Cyber Security Intelligence known as CS …

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How to Secure Your Computer or Laptop

secure computer laptop

No doubt, computer has become an essential part of our daily lives. You get almost everything done online (or wish to do even when can’t) via your computer or laptop these days, and that’s perfectly fine – without computers it’d be silly to think living in this age. Now, alongside a number of advantages we’re …

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Security Mistakes and Exploitation of Mobile Apps

Security Mistakes and Exploitation of Mobile Apps

Security mistakes in mobile app development are quite common and can lead to the user’s mobile device being compromised and his or her data being manipulated by the hacker. As the race for supremacy in the smartphones business increases, vendors’ focus on creating more sophisticated apps for their customers leads them to use the services …

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Details about DROWN attacks and how to prevent them

DROWN attacks protection

A whopping 11.5M websites using the HTTPS protocol for encryption are estimated to be at the risk of being attacked and having their data compromised and stolen from a new vulnerability that has been detected as a loophole in OpenSSL, identified as DROWN. Decrypting RSA with Obsolete and Weakened encryption (DROWN) uses an outdated security …

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Android, Apple, BlackBerry: Which phone is more vulnerable to online threats?

which phone is more vulnerable to hackers online

The FBI and Apple are currently awaiting court regarding a government request for a backdoor to the iPhone, which has been used by Syed RizwanFarook, San Bernardino terrorist. This is the tip of the iceberg, with the wider picture including the debate as to which of the phones nowadays can live up to the challenge …

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LinkedIn scams to look out and how to avoid them

Scamming on Linked

Long before we had the internet and email, and the word ‘Scam’ came into use, we weren’t  aware of what it was known then. Certainly going back many years in the UK (as well in many countries around the globe), they were referred to as the ‘wide boys,’ out to rip off anyone, irrespective of …

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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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