Cross-Platform Malware: A Growing Threat For Computers

21 November 2013

There is a new threat in town when it comes to malware; it attacks without prejudice and it’s got cross-platform power. The same strain of a particular malware and virus, if it has cross-platform ability, can hit multiple OS such as Windows, Mac and Linux etc., simultaneously. It is exceedingly harmful because it has the [...]

The 101 on Staying Safe on Social Media

The 101 on Staying Safe on Social Media

21 November 2014

It is not supposed to be all that difficult to do, but it can be super hard for some people to manage. Most people don’t think that they are going to get into trouble online, they see no reason anyone should target them let alone a hacker or identity thieve and they don’t think scam [...]

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Feds Spying on US Cell Phones via ‘Dirtboxes’ Fixed in Planes

Feds Spying on US Cell Phones via ‘Dirtboxes’ Fixed in Planes

19 November 2014

The extent to which spying tactics are employed by the United States (US) can be gauged from the fact that security and law enforcing agencies have been in the eye of the storm for disregarding the privacy of citizens at the expense of collecting round the clock information. Whistleblowers have been particularly busy in the [...]

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Parental Control or Stunted Growth?

Parental Control or Stunted Growth?

17 November 2014

There is a new trend that is gaining more popularity with each passing day. After several cyberbullying cases and incidents with kids actually killing themselves, parents have begun to increasingly look towards using parental control software to make sure that their kids are safe. These software can do a number of things from letting the [...]

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It Is Time You Got Rid of Java

It Is Time You Got Rid of Java

14 November 2014

Computer security has never been as important as it is today. And while we’re busy fighting off hackers and malicious code we often forget that it’s something that we’ve already let in, legitimately so, that can actually do the real damage. In this case the king of all loopholes is Java, that doesn’t serve any [...]

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Facebook Goes Anonymous

Facebook Goes Anonymous

12 November 2014

Facebook is about to roll out a new app that stays entirely anonymous and is sort of privacy friendly – however, that’s not the main reason why it seems so great. Online bullies, trolls and spammers have a field day through apps that allow people to stay anonymous. Once blocked they just make another account [...]

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Phone Disposal: An Actual Threat?

Phone Disposal: An Actual Threat?

10 November 2014

Apparently, as if hackers and malicious apps weren’t enough, your method of disposing off your phone could also put you at a great security risk. A new smartphone is always on the horizon, considering there are new offerings every couple of months to entice us all. It’s not rare for many people to actually find [...]

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Android Malware: A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words

Android Malware: A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words

07 November 2014

Android is facing a unique and brand new type of threat. Researchers seem to have found that the platform can now be compromised through malware that is hidden in images. This is interesting because never before have we heard of an image being used to hide malware, but of course if it had to happen [...]

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Google Wallet vs Apple And The iPhone 6

Google Wallet vs Apple And The iPhone 6

05 November 2014

Apple pay is claiming to be the answer to all your payment needs. With the update for the iOS 8.1 we finally got our hands on that too courtesy the iPhone 6. However, Google has already been singing the tune that Apple has just caught on to. Google Wallet and NFC have been around for [...]

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