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Your daily reads on everything digital
What is Tor?
If you are interested in online privacy, chances are, you already heard about Tor. To many, the tool is the basis of true freedom on the internet.
How well people keep social distancing? Street cameras will tell
As social distancing became standard across the globe, countries continue to bring surveillance technology to track the pandemic. Governments already rely on netizens’ location data to track the spread of the virus.
Free proxy: the good and the bad
It’s no surprise free proxy servers have grown in popularity over the years. With the controversies around Net Neutrality and government censorship, more netizens are looking for ways to access restricted content and combat surveillance.
A secret network of malicious app developers revealed
A group of at least 27 app developers caught committing fraud on a secret network via Google Play Store. With 101 applications combining in over 69 million installs, there's still much about this secret group that is unknown.
What is split tunneling?
Whereas the VPN tunnel encapsulates all data by default, split tunneling lets you choose which traffic parts you want to secure. There are specific cases when split tunneling your VPN can come in handy.
Houseparty denies hacking charges, but is it safe to use?
Houseparty, along with Zoom, is one of the video-calling services that has exploded in popularity amidst the Covid-19 outbreak. Over the last week alone, the group video chat app reached over two million downloads and became a virtual household to many young people worldwide.
Facebook’s Messenger set to add your location and battery status sharing
People love being connected. Social media made us more networked than ever, giving us the power to build genuine connections.
Here’s why you need cheap VPN for Zoom
Connecting to a cheap VPN service is no news in terms of protecting your privacy on the internet. But when it comes to using communication tools, like Zoom, you want your conversations to stay at its safest.
Fake Google Chrome update tricks thousands of users worldwide
One would never think that a Russian-based antivirus software company would come to the rescue of the world’s biggest tech giant, Google. But security analysts found a dangerous loophole in a recent Google Chrome update.