• This New Year, Learn some tips to keep your information secure online!

    Online security has become a hot issue this Christmas. With news of the recent Sony hacking scandal, a lot of people are questioning whether there is anything more they can do to keep their online information safe. The internet is constantly becoming a bigger part of our lives, with almost…

  • How to make Your Home a SMART Home

    In recent years, technology has advanced in leaps and bounds. Our phones have evolved into smart devices that have changed the way we socialize, shop and pay bills. The way we live in our homes is changing too and faster than you think. Already there is a wide selection of…

  • Useful Tips for Online Security

    The internet is almost everywhere and no doubt that it’s going to become omnipresent with the project Outernet. The Internet is generally regarded as a positive force but is it also dangerous? I’m not talking about misleading content, but the potential privacy threats its users are exposed to. In this article,…

  • How safe are you in the Cloud? – Few Tips to Protect your critical data

    It is pretty tough to imagine today’s information technology without the cloud storage. It has come to a time where even little children have their own online storage spaces to store their school materials. Therefore, it is needless to say that businesses use cloud storage generously. A majority of these…

  • Beware of Fake Flappy Bird Alternatives – Be secured!

    As I told in my previous article, you can never escape from Flappy Bird so easily. There are genuine alternative to download and keep up your love with the game. But at the same time, there are fake ones – the malicious ones in the app store that aim to…

  • Silent Circle and Geeksphone partner to produce Blackphone that aims for more security!

    Wanted to have a mobile that puts privacy and control at first place?! Here is good news for you from Silent Circle and Geeksphone, who have partnered to produce and offer you PrivatOS which is an Android based operating system. The device is termed  – Blackphone and this will be “the world’s…

  • Microsoft’s Skype website Hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

    Hacking, as unethical as it sounds, has always attracted the brains of computer science interest. Especially, those with the intent of undertaking challenges and others with a mind of revenge. Even if there are situations where hacking is ethical, especially to protect yourself and your circle from imminent dangers (which…

  • Pulling at the Heart Strings: Phishing Gets Emotional

    A week before Christmas of 2013, hackers stole financial information from 40 million Target customers. As soon as the retail giant discovered the security breach, Target sent its customers an email explaining the situation. Within twenty-four hours, according to MarketWatch, phishers jumped into the madness with a phishing email. Designed…

  • Will 2014 be the Year of Mobile Device Security?

    What kind of security prevails in your mobile? You have facilities to unlock your screen using a password, a PIN, a pattern. Some mobile devices have gone ahead to rely on the front camera’s resolution to enable user photo authentication. (Although this feature is not as secure as the other…

  • Torrent Download of GTA V? Beware! Its Malware!

    GTA V is an excellent game and yes the game created a sensation. But its really sad that the PC version is not available yet. So what can people do? Just play the game online?! Yeah, thats a good alternate, but its not enough for us and we can confirm…

  • Now you can share internet connection with your friend living in a different country

    Are you allowed to access internet the same way like your friend living in a different country? If you are a netizen from China, then the country had defined certain policies to control the Internet. It’s the same case around the world, where each country has their own access control…

  • John McAfee Is Working Gadget to Block the NSA?

    Its again a news about the founder of McAfee antivirus and this time its even more bigger! McAfee has announced that he is working on a device that would theoretically block the National Security Agency (NSA) from accessing your private information. He said at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center on Saturday,…

  • Headset with built-in EEG can Authenticate you by your Thoughts – ‘Passthoughts’

    We often forget passwords! Just think of the situation if the forget password service is not present! OMG! Much is discussed about the traditional password and now other alternatives are looked upon like the One Ring from Google. Although many type of biometric sensors have come up, researchers from UC…

  • New Lock screen Vulnerability found in iOS 6.1.3, grants access to Address book & Photos

    It was just a day ago Apple released new iOS 6.1.3 that fixed that Lock screen vulnerability. But a new flaw found by the YouTube user @ videosdebarraquito, who gained access to locked iPhone’s address book and photos by pulling out the SIM card while using voice dial to make…

  • Hacker gets full access to facebook user profiles due to security flaw

    The developer, Nir Goldshlager, has found a security flaw in Facebook that could have allowed real hackers get into the full Facebook user profiles. Facebook users don’t get panic. Facebook has already fixed the issue. Developer Nir Goldshlager has written a blog post on how he managed to find out this security flaw in Facebook….

  • Facebook will be closed for maintenance between Feb 29-31 – Hoax

    Messages have been spreading on Facebook that the social network will be closed between February 29th and February 31st, 2013. May be its true as you won’t be able to log into Facebook (or even Twitter) on February 29th, February 30th or February 31st this year.   Apparently comical as these…

  • Twitter hacked with access to 250,000 user data !

    On Friday 1st feb 2013, twitter blog said that, it detected an unusual access patterns which led to identifying unauthorized access to user data. Twitter has chosen a funny title for this blog past as : “Keeping users safe”. However, twitter manage to stop one attack in its tracks, but…

  • Ticketmaster slashes CAPTCHA for Non-User Friendly

    The world’s biggest online retailer TicketMaster dumped CAPTCHA to make their service more user friendly. According to the reports, the company will anti-spamming system developed by Solve Media. Ticketmaster claims that CAPTCHA shows up nonsensical words that are hard to make out. Instead the new anti-bot of ticketmaster presents, questions…