Internet connectivity has become quite ubiquitous, connecting a large part of the world’s population to each other. However, despite the massive advantages it brings to the table, it's still a metaphorical wilderness where your information is always in danger of being stolen by hackers. Not only that, but there...
We are living in the internet age where kids don’t visit the library to get their questions answered but, they go online to search via Google. They often use their internet connections to communicate with their teachers and class fellows via emails and other social media apps. However, there...
A lot of information is shared over the Internet, making it difficult to maintain online privacy. This, coupled with the fact that corporations, cyber-criminals, and governments are always attempting to get access information about Internet users, has heralded various myths about Internet privacy. Here are the most common Internet...
The European Commission on Thursday called on Facebook to "cooperate fully" with investigators into the scandal over the harvesting of personal data of millions of users which were then shared with the British political consultancy, Cambridge Analytica. Facebook has admitted up to 2.7 million people in the EU may have...
Alibaba's Founder; Jack Ma on Monday urged Facebook to resolve its data privacy problems, a day before the social media giant's Founder and CEO; Mark Zuckerberg, was due to appear at US congressional hearings. Ma, speaking at the Boao Forum for Asia in China's southern Hainan province, was asked about privacy issues that...
Micro-blogging site Twitter has admitted that specific locations included with some of its users' tweets were revealed without their permission last week due to a "bug". "We've discovered an issue for a small percentage of people who recently had location-sharing on, Tweeted from twitter website, and tapped to add an emoji or...
If you are an IT or ITES professional, you will understand it better that unless you are able to stay abreast with the frequent upgrades and newer versions that are constantly hitting the market, you may lose out on some very crucial functions and potentialities that are offered by...
A new report has claimed that several websites are targeting visitors to mine cryptocurrency without user consent through in-browser mining scripts. AdGuard, the adblocker tool to get rid of ads and online tracking, has come out with its report that claims 2.2 percent of top one hundred thousand websites...
Yahoo on Tuesday said that all 3 billion of its accounts were hacked in a 2013 data theft, tripling its earlier estimate of the size of the largest breach in history, in a disclosure that attorneys said sharply increased the legal exposure of its new owner, Verizon Communications Inc. The news expands...
Mobile Trojan clickers that are stealing money from Android users through WAP-billing have been discovered by Kaspersky Lab researchers. The trend is becoming common with thousands of affected users in different countries across the globe. Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) billing has been widely used by mobile network operators for paid...