October 18, 2017

4 Ways To Check What Data Your Apps Have Access To

Back when Facebook Quizzes were a thing, we would readily click “Agree” regardless of how much profile information we were giving these apps to access. And over the years, we have probably granted access to dozens more apps just like these without even remembering. Our social media accounts are probably something that we […]
October 11, 2017

The Ultimate Guide to Your Smartphone’s Mobile Privacy You Need to Know

As smartphones are getting smarter and smarter with new technology getting fancier by the day, so do privacy risks, threats and hacking attacks. Protecting your mobile phone is no longer as easy as simply locking your phone, not when all your personal data is stored on the device in your back pocket. To […]
October 4, 2017

How To Hack Gmail & Bitcoin Wallets With Just A Name & Phone Number

For years, researchers have warned of the design flaws in Signalling System No. 7, an internationally used telecom protocol to route texts and calls. SS7 is what lets you receive an SMS text, and remains widely used by banks and other services to send out OTP and two-factor authentication (2FA) codes to their […]
September 26, 2017

How To Quickly Spot Scam Emails: 5 Things To Know

Depending on your nature of work, you could be receiving up to hundreds of emails flooding your inbox in a day. If the email you use is one that you have frequently used since you were in high school, you can bet that it has already been picked up along the way by […]
September 9, 2017

What You Need To Know About Steam Blocked in Malaysia

For those who are not familiar with Steam, it is an online gaming platform run by US-based video game developer Valve Corporation. Steam sells multiplayer games you can purchase and download off the Internet, as well as offers digital rights management (DRM), video streaming and social networking services.   STEAM BLOCKED IN MALAYSIA […]
September 6, 2017

4 Things I Wish I Knew Before Posting My Airline Boarding Pass Online

Back in 2015, we wrote an article on the dangers of posting photos of your airline boarding pass online and just how much info the simple barcode and QR code carried. Since then, I have become somewhat of a security and privacy warrior (and perhaps source of annoyance) to my friends by constantly […]
August 30, 2017

5 Tips To Stay Secure Online As A Digital Nomad

Life can be pretty sweet as a digital nomad, and there is no wonder why there is a growing trend towards it. All you need to earn a living as a digital nomad is basically your trusty laptop, a Wifi connection, and possibly a smartphone and you are free to roam around the […]
August 16, 2017

Why You Should Only Use an Offshore VPN

When people think of the islands of Seychelles, most would probably paint a picture of its pristine beaches with white sands, blue waters and palm trees swaying in the wind. But did you know that Seychelles is not only popular for its vacation getaways, but also a haven of another kind? That’s right: […]