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Tips on how to protect yourself against cybercrime

The open internet has many dangers lurking and waiting for unsuspecting users. Internet threats and crimes continue to plague unprepared users and even those who are prepared. With the advancements in technology such as AI, neural networks and the emergence of 5G, cybercrime continues to evolve too. The best way to protect yourself is by

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INTERNET SECURITY

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 caused by spoofing has always grown over the years. While simple spoofs like a fake company logo still work, attackers are going an extra mile to implement more dangerous scams.

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INTERNET SECURITY

Why You Should Always Maintain High Online Security Levels

Personally identifying information is of value and when not protected, it’s a fuel for data-hungry companies and cybercriminals. In wrong hands such as cybercriminals and other third parties, this data can be used to wreak unforeseen havoc that can cause losses not only individually but also in associated companies. Without further ado, let’s look at

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INTERNET PRIVACY

What is a Botnet and How Do You Protect Against Them?

Botnets are wide networks of pirated devices that can be operated remotely by their master (the hacker). Criminal syndicates mostly use them for profits, such as used to mine crypto-currencies, or they can be targeted to use up the bandwidth – thereby, slowing down the various site, through the denial of service attacks.

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DIGITAL FREEDOM

The Best Private Search Engines for Secure Browsing

Private data is becoming a booming business, and online attackers are flourishing at it. Everyone is always trying to monitor you, for a chance to get to your data. Whether it is the secret services, governments, local ISPs, a creepy neighbor, cyber-attackers, and big corporations alike, they all want to know what you’re doing online.

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INTERNET SECURITY

VPN for Online Banking: Do You Need One?

Banks do all they can to keep your assets safe with them, but how long can they keep it up? In a world where personal data, money and other valuables are involved, stolen identities and cybercriminals are always a major concern.

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DIGITAL FREEDOM

How Your IP Address can Save (or Kill) Your Amazon or Facebook Business

Amazon Sellers, Facebook Ad Buyers, and online advertisers, in general, are at serious risk to have their accounts banned when accessing from an unsafe location. VPN services are exploding in popularity and unfortunately, the quality of IPs used by providers is decreasing. “Your Amazon Seller account has been permanently deactivated. Your listings have been removed

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DIGITAL FREEDOM

How to get a UK IP address from anywhere in the world

An IP address is essential as it enables you to perform different tasks such as streaming and surfing over the internet. An IP address also dictates what services of these tasks you can perform or have access to. Having a UK IP address is beneficial as you get to access UK services over the internet.

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INTERNET PRIVACY

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 always a lesson learned that makes us more prepared and better when dealing with data, privacy, and security. Below are some important lessons and takeaways from 2018;

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INTERNET PRIVACY

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 sure you are taking care of your online security and privacy.

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