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 […]
May 28, 2019

6 Bad Internet Habits You Have That’s Jeopardising Your Safety

Most of us are probably guilty of committing a couple of these bad online behaviours. Whether we keep these habits knowingly out of laziness, or unconsciously because we are not aware they are bad habits, BolehVPN is here to remind you that these are some things you may be doing that could be […]
May 25, 2019

7 Online Privacy Tips For The Paranoid Parrot In You

Given the amount of big data which is collected on you on a daily basis every time you tap, view or scroll, it is perfectly understandable for one to be slightly paranoid on the information which is collected on you (and you should be!) After all, in a world where social media giants, […]
May 18, 2019

Singapore Passes Bill To Criminalise ‘Fake News’ Online, Including Social Media

Following Malaysia, Russia, and Vietnam who have passed similar laws, Singapore is now following in their footsteps with the passing of their latest fake news bill, despite concerns raised by journalists, academics and global technology companies over free speech and abuse of power.   WHAT THE LAW COVERS The Protection of Online Falsehoods […]