WhatsApp Vulnerability Allows for Intercepting of Encrypted Messages [Report]

WhatsApp Vulnerability Allows for Intercepting of Encrypted Messages [Report]

WhatsApp is one of the most widely used messengers across the universe and what better than the numbers which prove the point. That said the Facebook-owned company has been adding privacy features regularly and end to end encryption was one of them. Furthermore, Facebook has been claiming that no one can intercept WhatsApp messages and that includes the company and […]

     
 
 

Phishing Attack Steals Your Personal Details from Browser Autofill and Password Managers

Phishing Attack Steals Your Personal Details from Browser Autofill and Password Managers

We all use the browser’s auto-fill functionality to fill in personal information which is repeatedly required to sign up for new services or do things like shop online. The autofill functionality is something born out of our necessity but recently it has been discovered (for quite some time) that the browser might be giving away your information to phishers. Sadly […]

     
 
 

Acer e-Store Hack Gives Away Payment Card, Address and Numbers Detail

Acer e-Store Hack Gives Away Payment Card, Address and Numbers Detail

Just as the world seems to be getting over the thought that PC makers are either oblivious to security threats or really don’t care about it, Acer’s database has been hacked and the theft includes full payment card details and the personal records. Well, this definitely has something to do with Acer not being able to secure its database adequately […]

     
 
 

Gmail Introduces a New Feature to Warn You Against Sending Emails on Unencrypted Channels

Gmail Introduces a New Feature to Warn You Against Sending Emails on Unencrypted Channels

Gmail is one of the most extensively used free email services and Google has decided that it will setup some additional security measures to warn users of unencrypted connections. Phishing and email scams are not something new and have been around the corner since long however, Google’s new feature would warn users of unsecure connections thus reducing the chances of […]

     
 
 

WhatsApp Web Vulnerability Allows Hackers to Hold Users to Ransom

WhatsApp Web Vulnerability Allows Hackers to Hold Users to Ransom

Earlier this year WhatsApp had introduced WhatsApp Web, a feature which allowed users to communicate through their laptops or PCs by mirroring the WhatsApp account on their phones. Hackers have allegedly exploited the vulnerability in the WhatsApp browser client and this attack has eventually put 200 Million users at risk. WhatsApp Web is available for Android, Blackberry, Windows Phone and recently […]

     
 
 

10 Security Tips to Protect Your Computer and Network

10 Security Tips to Protect Your Computer and Network

Whether you like it or not, hackers and virus coders have always been a few steps ahead of us. They devise new ways to take control of our devices and bank accounts. In an edifying TED talk, James Lyne, a security analyst pinpoints some of the new tricks hackers have kept up their sleeves. In the talk he shows how […]

     
 
 

How to Make YouTube Safe for Kids

How to Make YouTube Safe for Kids

As the biggest video sharing platform, YouTube is a very familiar name to every web user out there. It is a great tool for content creators who have mastered the art of creating viral videos and make a living from YouTube. But apart from entertainment purposes, YouTube is also a learning medium and this is why parent resort to it […]

     
 
 

Top 10 Parental Control Software to Protect Your Kid Online

Top 10 Parental Control Software to Protect Your Kid Online

The Internet offers all the information you want at a few keystrokes and it is full with great tool for students that are searching for information. But the Internet has a darker side, like the back alleys of big cities, where all sort of dangers lurk. It’s understandable that parent are looking for ways to block access to adult websites. For them to […]

     
 
 

Is Microsoft Tracking Everything you Install on Windows 8?

Is Microsoft Tracking Everything you Install on Windows 8?

In this day, nothing is more valuable than data. Companies like Google, Facebook, Apple and even government agencies like NSA want your data. And most of these things happen under the guise of security & ‘for your own good’. Microsoft is no different in this regard. Nadim Kobeissi, a Montreal based independent computer security researcher and hacker, has uncovered a […]

     
 
 

6 Easy Tips to Protect Your Cloud Account

6 Easy Tips to Protect Your Cloud Account

As we have witnessed in the past couple of years, a new trend is emerging on the Internet: Cloud Computing. This Internet service is offered by many well known companies on the web and it allows us to store our data on a secure server so that we can access it from anywhere in the world with only an Internet […]