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Oct 25, 2021
A woman has found a bunch of her voice recordings from Alexa, that is being synced to Amazon via Wi-Fi. She has recorded a TikTok video and can be found below. She has requested all of the files that Amazon had from her 2 Alexa's and saw loads of voice recordings in a .zip file. […]
Jul 5, 2021
Nine malicious apps have been found to collect users Facebook login details. These apps had around 5 million downloads by real-time users. This information was recently found by the anti-virus software company Dr Web that specialises in analysing various sources and exterminating any viruses that may be present. The full information has been posted on […]
Jul 2, 2021
Windows is a good platform in general, but Windows users take note, over multiple versions of your OS an exploit was just found. This could lead to hackers taking remote control on your computer and modifying data. This ransomware attack, named PrintNightmare, can be made with the help of the Windows Print Spooler service. This […]
Jun 20, 2021
In this modern age, we have little privacy as it is, so you might as well keep your Google Account safe. Google allows apps and game makers to let you sign in with your Google Account. Apparently, Google has a strict policy about how services use your data, but it's a good idea to rid […]
Jun 17, 2021
Wi-Fi 6 isn't just about faster speeds. It also brings more features, such as saving battery life for the device using Wi-Fi 6. With its new technologies it does the same thing, like connect you to the internet, and speeds up connections in the process. The Wi-Fi 6 is now available but lots of people […]
Jun 7, 2021
The NHS has announced that your GP medical records could be/ will be shared with the government and Interested "Third bodies" ie sold off to private health companies for them to take advantage of you and make huge profits at your expense. This is about 'any living patient registered at a GP practice in England […]
May 7, 2021
2FA (Two Factor Authentication) is a security mechanism that makes it that when a user logs into such an account, it will flash on another signed-in account, to either allow access or deny that it was you. In the future, Google hopes that passwords won't be needed at all!They still haven't said when it's safe […]
Feb 3, 2021
There have been recent changes to the Agent Tesla family of Remote Access Trojan Malware (RAT). Many cybercriminals have used this malware in order to steal user credentials and other vital information. However, this malware continues to evolve to become more dangerous. Now, according to Sophos, the number of applications targeted by this malware has […]
Jan 12, 2021
As many would have heard, WhatsApp has had an update in its terms and conditions. Users would have received an in-app notification. "By tapping Agree, you accept the new terms, which take effect on February 8, 2021," the notification states. "After this date, you’ll need to accept the new terms to continue using WhatsApp. You […]
Jan 6, 2021
Telegram messenger app is a messaging service that does a good job at protecting your privacy. Like for instance, during the riots in China, people had used Telegram to communicate. The service then refused to hand over user data to the Chinese government. However, when you enable a feature that allows geographically close users to […]
Nov 3, 2020
WhatsApp has confirmed that there will be an added ability to send self-destructing messages in order to add an extra layer of security for users. We all know Facebook has had quite a few issues with that over the years. Any message that you set to self destruct is only available for seven days. The […]
Sep 18, 2020
BOTTOM LINE: If you want to protect your Privacy then Install Signal Private Messenger. It is recommended by the famous whistleblower Edward Snowden! This year, 2020, has been a bit of a crazy ride so far. And many of us aren't sure where it will all go. Talk about lockdowns and scary events that might […]
Jul 10, 2020
TikTok - the booming social media platform has been banned in India. Now, the app could be banned in the US due to Trump's administration. The Secretary of the State, Mike Pompeo had said that the app was one of the Chinese companies that need to be held accountable for threatening Americans' data. Many people, […]
Jun 30, 2020
In iOS 14, Apple has fixed a major issue within the software where apps could assess the clipboard secretly on users' phones. When the new OS is released, users will be notified whenever an app reads the last thing that has been copied to the clipboard. Many apps have been caught abusing the privacy of […]
Jun 16, 2020
Due to sudden and wide-ranging outages with online and telecommunication services in the US, many now believe that this is a co-ordinated DDoS attack. What is a DDoS Attack? A Distributed Denial of Service Attack (DDoS attack) is where multiple systems flood a particular service or server with requests. As the server/service is flooded, it […]
Jun 9, 2020
Facebook - Is a company that has been riddled privacy issues and concerns of late. After the Cambridge Analytica incident, Facebook lost many subscribers, to say the least. The two other limbs of the company, WhatsApp and Instagram were spared. However, there has been a new WhatsApp privacy issue found. The security researcher, Athul Jayaram, […]
Apr 11, 2020
Everyone wants to safe online, but, what if the thing you think is keeping you safe actually puts you at risk? Recently, Google has removed a popular VPN from their Play Store - named SuperVPN. This was after it was discovered that the service could allow hackers to redirect users to malicious websites. SuperVPN has […]
Mar 28, 2020
Three mobile users across the UK are being targeted with a new phishing scam that is designed to steal your personal details. Cofense, a company that develops security software, has warned users of the network that they're being given fake emails. These fake emails are claiming to be from Three. These emails, if believed by […]
Mar 11, 2020
Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit had coordinated to take down Necurs botnet and have now done so. The name doesn't ring a bell? Necurs was a botnet that is pretty well known in the tech world. This botnet has said to have scammed and infected more than nine million computers globally. The criminals behind this have […]
Mar 4, 2020
Recently, a bug has been found in Let's Encrypt in their CAA code. This means that they now have to go over approved sites and potentially strip them of their TLS HTTPS certificate. Let's Encrypt have become Let's Revoke. We are hoping this is only a temporary situation in their security business. What was happening […]
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