August 17, 2019

What is a VPN Kill Switch? Does Your VPN Need It?

You have probably come across the term “VPN kill switch” while researching for a Virtual Private Network to subscribe. Alternatively, you might already nave a VPN but never knew such a feature existed. If you are wondering what a VPN kill switch is, it is an added feature which typically comes with any […]
August 12, 2019

Your Personal & Group WhatsApp Messages Can Be Altered by Hackers

During the annual Black Hat security conference that was held in Las Vegas, security researchers from Israeli cyber security firm Check Point Research demonstrated how vulnerabilities in WhatsApp’s platform could be used to manipulate the contents of messages sent in a personal and group chats. WhatsApp messages are typically encrypted by default so […]
July 27, 2019

How China Controls the Internet

While in many parts of the world the debate goes on in regards to the free-flow of information on the internet, in China there is no debate at all. It is well known that the China government maintains a tight control on what its citizens are allowed to see or access. In 2018, […]
July 13, 2019

6 Tell-Tale Signs of a Phishing Scam

Scam messages have common characteristics which we can use to weed them out. Sometimes it can be hard when the messages they give are so convincing. You find yourself thinking “Is this message safe to ignore? Or is there no harm to respond?” Hopefully by the end of this article, you will know […]
July 6, 2019

10 Riskiest Employee Habits

Humans often make the weakest link in data protection. While employees can be the greatest assets for a company, they may also be one of the biggest threats to business data protection. Employee negligence can put an organisation at risk, especially given that more than half of employees carry sensitive business data on […]
June 22, 2019

How To Prevent Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware really came into light in 2017 during the rapid spread of WannaCry and Petya/NotPetya. Since then, it has turned into a major concern for organisations, businesses, or regular netizens like you and me. Companies are said to lose about $400 billion to hackers each year (and this was based on 2015 figures!) […]
June 15, 2019

Google Says ‘Sign In With Apple’ Is Better Than Passwords

At Apple’s annual Worldwide Developer Conference last week, the company introduced to world of logins their new privacy-focused alternative for users’ sign-in options provided by Google, Facebook, and Twitter. Sign In With Apple provides app users another third-party sign-on system which many feel is a better option for security as compared to other […]
June 6, 2019

How to Bypass a DNS Block (And Access Blocked Websites)

What is a DNS server? What is a DNS block? WHAT IS A DNS??? All of us who surf the internet are users of the DNS server, even if you are aware of it or not.   DNS EXPLAINED A Domain Name Server (DNS) works like an address book of the internet. Whenever […]