Overlay is a new form of a malware attack that criminals are increasingly using to target unsuspecting people. Criminals use this form of malware for the typical phishing attacks. Therefore, an essential part of overlay malware is the use of tricks to lure customers into keying in their login credentials on specific pages. Here are three most important things about overlay malware that you need to know. Continue reading “Overlay Malware: Three Important Things”
Perhaps you are wondering whether torrenting is unlawful. If so, you are not alone. There are countless people who just don’t know it either. A torrent is a protocol that enables you to download and share a file. Continue reading “Is Torrenting lawful or Unlawful? Find Out”
It has been published that EU has told Google to erase some links that referred to some peoples’ lives as they seemed to be slightingly for some Hollywood celebrities. The lawsuits have been filed by these Hollywood stars due to the fact that some links and sites are showing them naked. This suing definitely makes no real sense, as Google is not responsible for all the issues that may arise every now and then. Continue reading “Is Google Something Like the Internet Police?”
The British Government Communications Centre, or in other words the GCHQ, has used artificial pages with spy purposes and they have been similar to those of the social network means just like LinkedIn and the Internet version of Slashdot. This kind of information was published in the German magazine that is called Spiegel. Continue reading “Some of the Most Important Information about NSA’s Quantum Insert Attacks”
A really common question that comes into almost everyone’s minds is of course the one that has to do with spy agencies that work for the government and how much access must have to data that considered being personal. Continue reading “Increase in Encryption Everywhere Causing issues for US Government”
In the report “Enemies of the Internet” you can find the names of those countries which have restrictions in everything that has to do with the Cyberspace. Based on those reports, China, Bahrain, Vietnam, Iran and Syria are definitely the most restricted states in the matters of the Internet and the freedom that they enjoy. If you find some time and search for their restrictions you will definitely conclude that some of them are against human rights. Continue reading “The Enemies of Internet Explained”
Recent revelations of NSA prove that nowadays it is even more important than it used to be to hide all kinds of personal data that you might share on the web. It is more vital than ever to try and keep for yourself information that you think that is really important for you and if this information was published someone could use it against you. Continue reading “3 Tested Ways Allowing You to Become Invisible, Unmonitored from the Government”
Every now and then, all of us wonder if our personal data is safe on our computer or if the chats, the photos and the videos that we share online are able to be seen by third parties who have nothing to do with us. The truth is that nothing that is saved or shared from a computer is safe from hackers or even the NSA surveillance.
Do not be surprised! If for example we hold a wallet in our hands during a long walk in a “dangerous” place and we do not put it into our handbag or in our pocket like we are supposed to do, then it is more likely that we will become theft victims. The same goes for the things that we write or share on the web. Continue reading “5 Quick Ways to Avoid NSA Surveillance”
If you’ve been following the latest developments following the unearthing of the NSA Prism program slides used by the National Security Agency (NSA) alongside its British counterpart, you must have learned by now that spy agencies are gathering personal data sent by “leaky” smartphones.
In line with the provision of documents provided by former NSA contractor, Edward Snowden, The New York Times, The Guardian and ProPublica have all reported that the agency and Britain’s GHCQ accumulated data transmitted “in the clear” by the iconic “Angry Birds” game and various social media channels — Facebook, Flickr, Flixster, Google Maps, LinkedIn, Photobucket and Twitter.
The notorious Great Firewall strengthens its hold over the people in China, blocking off access to a number of prominent virtual private network (VPN) services in the country. The Chinese government has long been locked in a struggle to suppress what it deems to be inappropriate content stemming from the Internet, but recent actions have shown the government making stringent efforts to bring censorship to a whole other level.
That’s where VPN comes in — serving as the most common way to get around China’s “Great Firewall”, a nickname for the country’s sophisticated censorship tool until last week, when widespread reports of the blocking of popular VPN services including Golden Frog, StrongVPN and Astrill came about.