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Is Multiplayer Gaming Safe During the Quarantine?

As a result of the chaos caused by the coronavirus, hundreds of millions of people of all ages are voluntarily and sometimes involuntarily, grounded home. Streaming platforms have proven to be a haven for millions of people, but not everyone relies on Netflix and Apple TV+ to stay entertained. A big chunk of people has started exploring new horizons of onlin
Publish At:2020-04-01 05:41 | Read:160 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security gaming

The Houseparty Hack – Fact or Fiction?

Since the global COVID-19 lockdown started, teens have been flocking to the Houseparty app. Houseparty allows users to create video call sessions so that multiple people can chat at once. At a time when social gatherings are banned, the ability to play games or simply hang out together has been invaluable. Why are people demanding we DELETE HOUSEPARTY? Over
Publish At:2020-03-31 06:25 | Read:127 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Mobile Security Security hacking houseparty

Thousands Of UK Loyalty Club Members Hacked

Customer loyalty programs are great – for providers and customers. In return for regular shopping, members receive various discounts and perks. At the same time, the shop gains all kinds of valuable data about your buying habits which they can use for targeted marketing purposes. Depending on the scheme they may also be able to re-sell some of that informati
Publish At:2020-03-26 09:18 | Read:190 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security hacking attacks

Coronavirus and geotracking: privacy concerns

The coronavirus outbreak is currently overtaking parts of Europe and North America with full force, with Italy officially having more coronavirus-related deaths than China. During the global coronavirus crisis, multiple high-tech solutions are set in place to help humanity battle the virus. The whole world is coming to a standstill as governments, sometimes
Publish At:2020-03-23 09:10 | Read:205 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News privacy covid19 Geolocation Virus

Coronavirus, Self-Isolation and Work From Home Security

As governments across the world struggle to contain the VCOVID-19 virus, businesses are being asked to allow their employees to work from home. For many people this will be the first time they have ever been able to work remotely – which could cause some serious IT security headaches for their employers. Cybercriminals are aware of the rush – and the potenti
Publish At:2020-03-19 06:37 | Read:199 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security Tips coronavirus telework Virus

The coronavirus scams are on the rise

Criminals are always on the lookout for finding new ways to scam people – and now they are trying to exploit the coronavirus scare that has taken over the world lately. With coronavirus cases in the US in the thousands, and expected to rise significantly, the World Health Organization (WHO) recently declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic. The deadly st
Publish At:2020-03-16 06:33 | Read:304 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security coronavirus scams Virus

Why is it called a computer virus?

Viruses are everywhere in the news at the moment, but have you ever wondered why malware is sometimes called a “computer virus”? The fact is that a computer virus is very similar to influenza, coronavirus and other viral infections. Here’s some of the similarities. Email is like a sneeze Have you ever had cold that makes you sneeze all the time? Every time y
Publish At:2020-03-12 07:42 | Read:304 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security computer Virus

iPhone users may get 25$ from Apple for slowing down their devices

Back in 2017, Apple admitted that it purposely slowed down some iPhones as their batteries were aging. Dozens of class-action-lawsuits were immediately filed against one of the most profitable publicly-traded companies in the world. Now, more than two years later, Apple has tentatively agreed to a $500 million settlement that would resolve those pending laws
Publish At:2020-03-09 09:44 | Read:327 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News News Apple iPhone

Chrome Incognito mode – not as secure as you think

Whether you’re looking for health information, or shopping for a surprise present for a loved one, there are times when you don’t want your Internet browsing to be tracked. And this is where the Chrome Incognito browser mode is supposed to help. Incognito does not mean what you think According to the dictionary, incognito is an adjective that means “having o
Publish At:2020-03-02 10:48 | Read:243 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News privacy Security chrome Privacy Safe Browsing

Searching for the city of the future

Different projects are taking shape around the world to define the characteristics of the city of the future. In these first decades of the new millenium, the increase in the world’s population  and concerns about climate change are driving a new way of urban planning: charging stations for autonomous electric vehicles, artificial trees that absorb pollution
Publish At:2020-02-26 09:24 | Read:301 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Technology Smart Cities

TikTok Explained to a Millennial

The chances that you have heard of apps such as TikTok and Byte are high, but the likeliness of you having one of those apps on your phone are pretty slim unless you were born after 1997. Over the last couple of years, TikTok has been causing a real stir among teenagers making the app the second most downloaded app in the world for 2019. With more than a bil
Publish At:2020-02-20 05:31 | Read:365 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Social Media apps TikTok

Mac Malware Becomes More Common – Are You A Victim?

Behind the fancy interface and icons, the MacOS operating system which powers Apple computers is significantly different to alternatives like Microsoft Windows. The system has been built from the ground up to increase security and protect users. This design has been incredibly successful, allowing Apple to create the impression that iMacs and MacBooks are in
Publish At:2020-02-17 05:29 | Read:445 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security antivirus for mac Mac

How to claim Yahoo data breach settlement?

One of the many things that corporations do not want ever to be associated with is data-breaches. Between 2012 to 2016, the Verizon owned web services provider Yahoo was unfortunate enough to not only get hacked but be in the headlines as the biggest data breach ever, on multiple occasions. As you might remember, Yahoo suffered multiple data breaches during
Publish At:2020-02-15 15:46 | Read:293 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security Tips Yahoo

Senior’s Complete Guide to Internet Scams

Seniors have become the main target of cybercriminals. A report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau found that Suspicious Activity Reports for elder financial exploitation quadrupled from 2013 to 2017. When there was a loss of money, the average loss per filer was $16,700. Shockingly, one-third of the individuals who lost money were ages 80 and older
Publish At:2020-02-07 09:15 | Read:381 | Comments:0 | Tags:Family Safety Mobile News Technology cybersecurity scams

Why Are People Worried About Huawei?

The UK government was the centre of a storm of criticism surrounding plans for the country’s new 5G cellphone network. Although the new network is desperately needed, experts are concerned about the decision to include Huawei technology. What’s the problem with Huawei? In China, successful companies tend to be very closely aligned with the government. This m
Publish At:2020-02-06 09:15 | Read:330 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Technology 5g Huawei UK


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