September 11, 2018

How To Set Up Gmail Self-Destructing Emails (+Block Emails From Being Forwarded/Printed)

Hey, you! You may have noticed the fancy, new updated Gmail look, but did you know there are other cool features that you may not have discovered yet? Take the Gmail self-destructing emails feature for example! What is it?   GMAIL ‘CONFIDENTIAL’ MODE Since Gmail has rolled out its ‘confidential’ mode, you are […]
April 12, 2018

Encryption: What Is It, What Is It Good For, & Why You Need It For Privacy

Encryption; while it may previously have been something unfamiliar to many, it has now become something more commonly known to most with the emergence of encrypted chats in messaging apps such as WhatsApp and Telegram. You may also be aware of the tiny green padlock next to a website’s URL in your address […]
March 6, 2018

What is an Altcoin? A Basic Beginner’s Explanation

What is an altcoin? For anyone who is new to Bitcoin or cryptocurrencies, the term altcoin is one that you may not have heard before. Simply put, an alt coin or alternative coin simply means it is an alternative to Bitcoin which are any cryptocurrencies created after Bitcoin. You may have heard of […]
February 8, 2018

What is Blockchain? A Short Beginner’s Introduction

Take for example; Ali want to buy a bowl of ‘laksa’ from Siti with MYR10. Siti has to trust that the MYR10 note she is receiving is legit and not a fake. If instead Ali decides to transfer money, or use and ATM to pay Siti, essentially what Ali is doing is sending […]
January 31, 2018

What are PGP Keys? – A Basic Beginner’s Guide on How It Works

PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) is an encryption program that provides cryptographic privacy and authentication for data communication. PGP was developed by Phil Zimmermann in 1991. Essentially, PGP is used for data encryption and digital signatures. PGP is used for signing, encrypting, and decrypting texts, emails, files, directories, and whole disk partitions and to […]
October 28, 2017

How To Access Blocked Apps in China

WHY ARE SITES/APPS BLOCKED IN CHINA? Most Internet users, whether they have been to China or not, have probably heard of China’s “Great Firewall” and know of the rigid censorship the country has on its Internet. China is ruled by an iron-fist Chinese Communist Party, and websites or apps that have Western influence […]
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 […]
June 1, 2017

The Ultimate Guide to Cryptocurrency for a Super Beginner

When companies all over the world faced a hit in the recent “WannaCry” ransomware demanding payment in the form of Bitcoin, the world saw a drastic surge in the growth of Bitcoin value.