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IPv4 vs. IPv6 showdown: understand their difference

IPv4 vs. IPv6 defines a significant change in today’s internet. Although this debate and shift have been relevant for a while, some are not…

PRIVACY | 3 min Read

How to unblock YouTube content unavailable in your region

The options to unblock YouTube content are relevant to thousands of people as we all want to have equal access rights online. For some…

PRIVACY | 3 min Read

What is PGP encryption?

PGP encryption stands for Pretty Good Privacy, but the name is an ironic understatement. Since its invention back in the 1990s, PGP evolved…

PRIVACY | 3 min Read

Introduction to the types of IP address for beginners

Networking is a broad topic, and types of IP address formats is uncharted territory for most netizens. On the basic level, you might be…

PRIVACY | 3 min Read

Overview of TLS and SSL protocols

TLS and SSL protocols lay the foundation necessary for establishing secure and verified connections. However, without coming face-to-face…

PRIVACY | 3 min Read

Detection and removal of bloatware, the resource-draining apps

Bloatware describes many applications, all sharing a specific trait – they’re unnecessary. This term can include pre-installed legitimate…

PRIVACY | 3 min Read

Riskware turning legitimate programs into threats

Riskware, a blend of ‘risk’ and ‘software,’ defines a thin line between benign and malignant programs. Although the name signals danger, it…

PRIVACY | 3 min Read

Explaining the process of IP fragmentation and its flaws

IP fragmentation is a standard process of networking, designed to make the data transmissions smoother on both ends. While traversing…

PRIVACY | 3 min Read

Why you should disable UPnP

Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) is a controversial technology, criticized by both privacy advocates and law enforcement agencies. By now, the…

PRIVACY | 3 min Read