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All you need to know about internet cookies

Cookies are data that a website caches on your computer when you visit the site. These cookies come from any websites such as Google, Facebook, Amazon, etc. It contains information such as Account name, language, page settings, e-mail address, etc. The cookies are meant to facilitate surfing the internet. For e.g, the cookies save username [...]

cryptojacking prevent illegal mining

Your computer could be secretly mining cryptocurrency, piggybacking on your computer’s processing power to generate new coins and make transactions without your knowledge. The worse, you don’t even get even a share of what was generated using the resources of your computer. Cryptojacking is the unauthorized hijacking of other’s computer or resources for the purpose [...]

check VPN security

Every time I hear or read this phrase I think about some sort of expensive plumbing problem. And you know what? Just as a plumbing problem could be catastrophic, a leaky VPN could be as well. So what can you do to make sure all is well and you don’t have some maintenance to do? [...]

wikileaks founder julian-assange-arrested

Internet activist and Wikileaks founder Julian Assange have been arrested in London at the Ecuadorian embassy. The 47-year-old was deprived of diplomatic asylum. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been arrested in London at the Embassy of Ecuador. The native Australian lived there since June 2012 in self-imposed exile. The 47-year-old wanted to avoid arrest and [...]

browser extensions and add-ons for safer browsing

World Wide Web can be a very dangerous space which is full of viruses adware ransomware and suspicious scripts hidden inside web pages. These malware’s are capable of invading your privacy, checking your browser habits and steal your login information. The default Windows security software and other third-party security tools are capable of defending your [...]

review nordVPN

If you are looking for one of the most trusted and respected VPN Service, Nord VPN is the one for you. This Panama based company offers a whopping 4901 servers across 62 countries. The company also offers service to a variety of operating systems and devices such as Microsoft Windows, Linux, MacOS, iOS, Android, Android [...]

twitter users change password

Twitter now wants users to change their passwords. The announcement comes after a bug was found in their internal systems. The bug caused Twitter’s internal server to save the login credentials in plain text rather than in unrecognizable form. Twitter reiterated that there is no evidence that the unprotected login credentials had been stolen or [...]

precautions for online transaction users

Online transactions gathered a huge momentum in the last few years. Every year e-commerce stats are growing exponentially. Every year more users are opting for online transactions to buy products as online stores provide a much wider range of products than a regular shop and also comes at a cheaper price. With so much growth [...]

stealing fingerprints from photos

This is a disturbing news in lot of ways. Biometric data was considered very secure. It is not easy to recreate biometric data. Features like fingerprint are unique to every person and there is no chance of anyone having the same fingerprint. With the advancement in technology, more devices and websites now support biometric data [...]

Types of Malware and virus infection

Has your browser forgotten your homepage? Do you have a problem with the browser not connecting to the internet? Is your computer which used to be fast is crawling now? Do you get frequent pop-ups on the screen? All these problems are because there is malware or malicious software inside your computer. Malware is a [...]