December 2, 2017

Open Source VS Proprietary Software: Which is Better?

OPEN SOURCE VS PROPRIETARY SOFTWARE Open Source Software (OSS) is a type of software in which its source code is freely available to the Internet, whereby its copyright holder allows others to collaborate, inspect, and modify the code. Proprietary software, on the other hand, (sometimes referred to as “closed source software”) describes software […]
November 13, 2017

Is Online Banking Safe? (And What You CAN Control About It)

The introduction of online banking has no doubt brought about the ease of financial transactions, transfers and balance checks to customers over the years. Instead of physically queueing long lines in banks, customers are increasingly choosing the convenience of online banking. With online banking becoming more popular, one question that tends to pop […]
November 5, 2017

Tor Browser Flaw is Leaking Real IP Addresses of Users

Mac and Linux users; it is time to update your Tor browsers! While Windows and Tail users are unaffected, Mac and Linux users are urged to install the update to upgrade to Tor Browser 7.0.9 in order to patch a vulnerability leaking real IP addresses of users. Based on a post by The […]
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 […]
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 […]