As you surf the Internet, post a Facebook status, go online shopping, or open up your emails, more information is being collected about you than ever before. Your digital footprints are creating a profile on your Big Data, which can be traced back to your identity. Have you ever wondered though: who exactly […]
With tons of free Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) readily downloadable off the Internet or on your smartphone, why would anyone want to pay for a VPN service when you could get one for free, right? Have you ever given it a thought on how free VPN companies are sustaining a business when they […]
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 […]
You do not have to be a James Bond secret-agent type, or a black hat hacker; we have all surely done things online where the merit of online anonymity would have been a great value to us. We have plenty of good reasons to care about our privacy and security online, considering how […]
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 […]
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 […]
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: […]
Sometimes referred to as the three pillars of protection; an antivirus software, a firewall and a VPN often make up the three important components of your security online. While these three serve a common purpose as your basics for securing your laptop or PC, they do function in their own specific ways.