In light of the bulk surveillance issues that have found their way across the web, the Free Software Foundation has launched a guide to help secure your email communication. The guide recommends free software tools like GnuPG and Enigmail to…Continue Reading →
Windows lets you hide folders. However, if someone gets hold of your computer they can easily view hidden folders. If you’re computer is likely to be used by many users, you’ll need an additional level of security.
Android phones have become extremely popular in the last couple of years so more and more manufacturers are starting to develop their high end devices on Android platform. This fast growing popularity and the fact that they are taking over the mobile phones market has exposed them not only to physical thefts but to all sorts of software and internet threats. These high end devices have made it possible for us to store all our personal and business information so there’s a big risk that someone will misuse this sensitive data in case our phone is stolen or if our information is compromised through some malware or other harmful application.
By default, Facebook allows search engines like Google or Bing to index your public timeline. This allows people to search you out even if they are not on Facebook. While they won’t be able to access your profile, you might not want to let your timeline be viewed on search engines.
Advertisement tracking is pretty much a given in today’s world. Major networks like Google and Microsoft are serving advertisements on thousands of websites and they attempt to serve you relevant ads based on your browsing experience. But, you can stop the tracking and serving of personalised ads.
Firefox 23 added a new feature that automatically blocks mixed content. Mixed content comes into play when browsing secure websites. (i.
LinkedIn is without doubt the key social network for business professionals. A few months back 6.5 million members had their passwords compromised and LinkedIn was quick to take action.
Google, while being a company that most people automatically associate with highly professional quality services, is no more immune to failures and fiascos than any other major digital technology corporation. This is something that every single Google user should never let themselves forget, and even less so the more they depend on the Google giant for many of their online data storage and work management needs. This applies especially when it comes to the security you need in order to protect your digital information in a way that will keep it from being totally erased, hacked or stolen.
Many weeks back after much deliberation, I decided to give CloudFlare a shot. As they describe themselves… CloudFlare protects and accelerates any website online.
Ever since I bought my Nexus 7 around a month back, I’ve had a closer experience with Android. One of the first things that I did was hunt through for security applications, especially antivirus apps. Below are some of the most popular antivirus apps available for Android devices.