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2018-03-25

Seven Signs of your Computer being Hacked

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Cyberattacks have recently become a very popular problem, so everyone is worried about protecting their data. To prevent your passwords and other important data from being stolen, you have to pay attention to any changes in your computer. Your printer doesn’t work properly or your webcam behaves unusually, and you don’t know what it means? We are going to tell you about 12 important signs that your computer has been hacked and your data and pictures have been stolen.

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2018-03-25

Why are they Following you Online?

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“Imagine…if somebody followed our children around with a camera and a notebook, and recorded their every movement. I can tell you there isn’t a person…that would sit idly without taking action.” This is what Gary Kovacs, a famous leader in the world of online security said in 2012, in his talk on how we are being tracked online by websites, without us even knowing.

 
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2018-03-25

New Malware in the Middle East can take Control of your Device

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Have you heard about the new malware called “Slingshot” that’s straight out of a Hollywood movie? Used by online spies since 2012, Slingshot can take control of your WiFi router to have complete access to your devices connected to WiFi? This malware can hide in your router and extract personal information for your device for months without your knowledge.

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2018-03-19

Always taking the ‘Best Selfie’ is a Mental Disorder called Selfitis!

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Researchers in India recently conducted a study to find out that taking a lot of selfies actually shows that people suffer from a mental health disorder. The study uncovered interesting facts, which showed that excessive-selfie-taking might actually indicate something wrong with a person’s mental health. The person might actually be suffering from Selfitis.

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2018-03-19

Can Chinese Authorities Break into your iCloud Storage?

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Recently, Apple decided to move a portion of its iCloud storage servers to China, a country in which the government is said to have unhindered access to user data owned by companies. This means Apple will now start storing text messages, emails, pictures and contacts of a large number of iCloud users in servers located in China.

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2018-03-19

Google Song Maker: Making Music is now Child’s Play!

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Music is for everyone, and that’s why Google’s Chrome Music recently developed a Song Maker with which you can create music online without having to play an instrument or working on complex music editing tools. The website that makes music more accessible to everyone through fun, hands-on experiments is so simple that even nursery children can play around with!

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2018-03-04

Become Invisible Online: This is the Best Browser for Internet Privacy

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Did you know that spying agencies of many countries these days have tools to access all your information online, including your private messages, your images, and your web camera? Still thinking why would you want to look out for the best browser for internet privacy, if you can simply use Google Chrome, or Firefox?

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2018-03-04

The Latest Snapchat Update has Completely Changed its App! Use it like a Master with these Six Tips

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Snapchat recently made major changes in its app. Many people hate the new Snapchat update, but you will be surprised to know that we think unlike the ones who don’t like the update at all. There’s actually a lot one can like in the new Snapchat. Especially, new users will have an easier time figuring out how to use Snapchat.

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2018-03-04

Dubai Teacher’s Child Sex Scandal Reminds us about the Dangers of Online Grooming

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This Dubai teacher’s child sex scandal will shock you! William Ball, a music teacher at the Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai was arrested earlier this month in Florida on charges of paedophilia. Ball reportedly travelled from Dubai to Florida, to ‘have sex with a seven-year-old girl he had solicited online’.

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2018-02-28

This Messenger App has what WhatsApp doesn’t

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The Telegram Messenger App also promises spy-free communication with not only encryption but also self-destructing messages, at speeds reportedly higher than WhatsApp. One of Telegrams backers recently launched a contest claiming he will give 200,000 USD to those who could break into Telegram’s encryption codes. This shows that the Telegram Messenger App is really confident about its claim of privacy!

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