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Is your router secure?

Routers are like a gateway between your home devices and the internet. Routers allow multiple connections of your devices and those that don’t support cables,

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Busted: Identity theft myths

The internet evolves rapidly, so does its good and bad side. In this post we are focusing on the bad side, specifically identity theft, its

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Denial of Service (DoS) attacks

The internet has lots of threats in its Pandora box ranging from malware and identity theft to blackmail and other breaches. One of the most

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Security and privacy tips for your smartphone

Almost everyone owns and uses a smartphone daily. Smartphones are very convenient devices that help us get through our day to day activities with ease.

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HTTPS is not enough on public WIFI

Nothing feels better than full bars of a Wi-Fi network with fast speeds. Coupling this with a few security mechanisms such as using HTTPS, you’re

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Are you still vulnerable when using a VPN?

A VPN is the ultimate tool for protecting your internet security and privacy. A VPN does this by creating a secure encrypted tunnel through which

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Online safety and file sharing

One of the most commonly used services on the internet is file sharing. File sharing technology enables individuals or organizations to transfer content easily. On

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More cyber safety tips for kids

In this generation, where there’s a kid, there’s a smartphone or a tablet. Today, kids face more online threats and risks than before. Surprisingly, most

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A VPN for Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency is now the best-preferred mode for financial exchanges over the internet. Despite various hurdles such as fluctuations, cryptocurrency provides the most secure means of

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URL Spoofing: Definition and Explanation

Any successful spoofing attack relies on trickery to lure unsuspecting users into giving their personal data, or click on malicious links. The level of damage

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Privacy and Security Lessons from 2018

2018 wasn’t a safe year regarding cybersecurity. Most of the headlines were about data breaches involving privacy and security. Similar to the previous years, there’s

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2019 Security and Privacy Resolutions

We’ve already made New Year’s resolutions, but as always, there are some things we seem to forget or ignore altogether. In this year’s resolutions, make

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Top three 2019 cybersecurity predictions

Cybersecurity trends continue to evolve each time there’s an attack. 2018 was among the rough years for companies and individuals as the year was graced

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Public IPs and their lurking danger

Public IP addresses are used to access the internet and are usually implemented by your ISP. They are globally unique, and this is what makes

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Is your SMART TV secure?

The rise of the digital era and the internet is continually revolutionizing everything, including home entertainment. Nowadays, every living room has a Tv which is

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How to secure your home network

If you think your home network is safe, then its time you reevaluate again. As long as your home network utilizes WIFI as a connection,

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Why you shouldn’t use cracked accounts

You might have heard about this acronym, TANSTAAFL. It stands for a 1930s phrase which goes, “There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch.”

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Stay Safe on Public Wi-Fi

The internet is the primary driving force of the current digital phase. Due to this, the internet is available abundantly in the form of public

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Use Hotel WIFI without worries

It’s December and Christmas vacation is just around the corner. Chances are you are going to stay at the hotel after a long day at

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How to secure your smart home gadgets

Since the birth of IoT devices, we have seen the arrival of various home gadgets including doorbell cameras, data-logging sensors that can keep track of

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How to protect your device from keylogging

Keyloggers are known for their fearsome reputation, not only because they are almost undetectable, but they also impact your data directly. While keylogging is a

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How to deal with a data breach

News about data breaches are always making headlines day in day out with major corporations being affected. While the reputation of these high-profile companies is

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Why you should use Tor over VPN

Using the open internet without necessary precautions exposes you to a myriad of privacy and security risks. Most cybercriminals, the government, your ISP and other

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How selfies are a security risk

Smartphones continue to advance, and with even midrange devices you get high-end specs. For instance, what do you do with a 7MP, f/2.2 and 1.22µm

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How to mask your digital footprints

Every time you visit a website, fill online forms and even send an email to someone, you leave a trail of data that can be

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Backing up your data in four questions

Backing up data can be a daunting task to undertake especially when large data is involved. It’s more complicated when you have to decide if

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Why you need a Guest WIFI network

In this digital world, almost everything we do requires the internet. Its impossible to stay even for ten minutes without checking your social media or

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Does a VPN decrease/increase your internet speed?

VPN’s primary functions involve providing security and privacy. Other accrued benefits include unblocking and gaining access to restricted content. But that’s not all, depending on

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Disable IPv6 for better VPN protection

The internet resources especially devices use Internet Protocol (IP) addresses which are unique for communication purposes. There are two major IP addressing schemes; Internet Protocol

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Ways to protect your cloud data

Cloud services offer convenient ways in which you can access your data and information without carrying your hardware storage devices. But since they use the

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Avoiding social engineering attacks

The internet has experienced a lot of breaches since its inception, and almost all of them can be attributed to one vulnerability, human error. That’s

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How to improve your WIFI security

The most convenient way for every household member to access the internet via different devices is through WIFI. In order to have WIFI, you need

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Proxy vs. VPN: Which One is the Best?

Let the debate begin! Proxy servers vs. VPN apps: Who’ll win? Both are handy encryption and IP-hiding technologies that provide the ability to obscure a

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VORACLE VPN Attack

Internet security is still evolving and a recent discovery by Ahmed Nafeez, a security researcher revealed that even VPNs are vulnerable. This discovery is worth

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Why Expatriates need a VPN

Relocating to abroad countries either for studies, a job or even for a permanent stay can be an exciting experience. You get to know and

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Securing your Mobile Apps

Smartphones have become essential gadgets in today’s society. We rely on them to do our daily tasks ranging from asking directions to mobile banking. With

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What is DNS and its dangers

The DNS or Domain Name System is part of the internet’s backbone. The devices that are equipped with the internet capability use IP addresses to

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Email Security Tips

Internet security and digital privacy are essential entities in the current cyberspace. These entities affect almost all the activities that we carry out using the

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Online Tracking and How to Prevent It

Online tracking involves techniques which include monitoring what you are doing online. In this digital era, online tracking is a threat to your internet privacy

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Am I Anonymous when I use a VPN?

Internet surveillance and censorships are on the rise, with governments, ISPs, and other organizations always implementing new ways of monitoring internet users. Internet privacy is

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Proxies vs. VPN: Who Wins the Battle?

Our recent past and our present are full of scary cybercrimes. As the world is quickly migrating to a digital platform, criminals are also populating

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What is Spyware? Here is Everything You Need to Know

People are becoming more familiarized with online security threats. It would be fair, after years of hacking scandals, identity thefts, and ransomware attacks. Finally, internet

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Why You should Avoid Free VPNs

VPNs are becoming more common, especially with governments, ISPs and other organizations greatly increasing user monitoring. With the need for VPNs on the rise, is

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5 Harmful Internet Habits You Should Avoid

It is the simple, most ignored, yet seemingly normal internet habits that will land you in huge trouble. We have always been plagued by the

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Everything You Need to Know About Rootkits

A rootkit is a software, a malicious one to be specific. Rootkits are programs that help shady people access a device’s or computer’s system destined

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A Beginner’s Guide to Online Privacy

Online privacy can be costly when not protected. This is evident in recent privacy and security breaches. Protecting one’s online privacy can be a hard

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Malware Threats You Should Be Aware Of

Your data faces a lot of risks, vulnerabilities, and threats every day – whether you are online or offline. A good majority of these threats

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Get to know the Best VPN for Mac

As the internet takes over our lives in ways that we wouldn’t imagine, we spend our days, weeks, months, and years trapped inside our devices’

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Fast VPNs: All You Need to Know

While it is true that VPN’s primary goals are to provide privacy, security, and anonymity for users, their most popular application is to stream content

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Why a VPN is Essential when Traveling

There are a lot of things that we mark against our checklist when traveling overseas. In the checklist, we forget to include the most important

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BUSTED Privacy Myths

The exponential growth of the internet is making it hard to keep some crucial things such as privacy and security in check. Coupling this with

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Cyber-attacks you should prepare for

Advancements in technology such as automation and relying on the internet for every task comes with its downside. On the internet, the downside is cyber-attacks

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Why you should always use VPN

Every day we rely on the internet for our day to day activities, a lot of which involve sensitive data such as Personally identifiable information

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How to Hide your IP

The Internet Protocol address (IP address) is a numerical identifier which is assigned to network devices such as computers mainly for communication purposes. This address