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More than 70 iOS apps open to data interception

A bulk analysis of apps on the Apple app store has recently led to the discovery of vulnerabilities in more than 70 apps, which make it easier for snoopers to intercept and alter data sent and received by devices the apps are installed on. The discovery was made by the Sudo Security Group’s verify.ly service […]

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App store price hike: Enjoy discounts with a VPN

Because of various changes in foreign exchange rates and tax policies, Apple users in the UK, Turkey, India, Russia and Romania are now paying more for apps, music, books and other products found in their local Apple app stores. In the UK, due to the decline of the British pound following last year’s Brexit, app […]

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Protect your device from HummingWhale infections

In February 2016, Check Point discovered a malware strain that establishes a persistent rootkit in an infected device with the goal of generating fraudulent ad revenue for the perpetrators. Named HummingBad, the malware was able to generate $300,000 in monthly revenue in just 5 months after discovery, in addition to infecting more than 10 million […]

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How to protect your device from becoming part of a botnet

Botnets are among the biggest online threats for enterprises. Because of the various ways a user’s computer or device can be turned into a part of a botnet, as well as the growing Internet connectivity among even the most commonly used items such as home appliances, it’s easier for hackers to expand their army of […]

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Never Lose Access to Your Favorite Apps again!

With government censorship happening randomly and often, we never have guaranteed access to our favorite apps and websites. Pakistani and German users have lost proper access to Youtube, UAE users lost access to VoIP apps like Skype and most recently, Brazilian users lost access to Whatsapp. While we understand that the government has its reasons for placing […]

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Are WiFi Phone Calls Safe?

In fewer than 10 years, smartphones have revolutionized how we interact with the world and with each other. Carrying a powerful computer in your pocket has countless advantages, but what about the risks? Mobile innovation is moving so fast, driven by a voracious market, that many consumers are jumping to adopt new technologies without stopping […]

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AnchorFree Releases Hotspot Shield for Android, version 3.4

AnchorFree recently released a new version of Hotspot Shield for Android, with new features that make personal privacy, Wi-Fi security and access to the world’s information smarter, easier to use and more secure. One of the key changes in version 3.4 is the changes to the protection modes. We now offer three protection modes available: Selected Sites, Smart, and […]

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Security Measures You Must Take to Keep Your New Smart Phone Safe

Are you new smartphone owner? Pay attention Recent reports show smartphones are outselling dumbphones for the first time ever. Dumbphones are actually called feature phones, which is odd because they don’t offer many features. Well, they do, like a camera, texting, crude internet access, and a few other extinct bells and whistles—but not as many […]

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What Do College Students Think About Online Privacy & Security?

There is a widespread belief that young people care little about online privacy and security. If Millennials truly cared about their privacy, they wouldn’t share so much personal information freely over the internet, the argument goes. To find out the truth, we polled 1200+ students at 523 colleges and universities in the US and UK* […]

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