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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.

PRIVACY | 3 min Read

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.

PRIVACY | 2 min Read

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.

PRIVACY | 3 min Read

Why use a VPN?

The reasons why use a VPN are personal and a little different for everyone. But without a doubt, Virtual Private Networks are on the minds of web users.

PRIVACY | 3 min Read

US to track Americans’ location

The world’s three billion-plus smartphones transmit the kind of data that US health officials want to access during the Covid-19 outbreak. They show where citizens are, where they’ve been, and who they might have talked.

PRIVACY | 3 min Read

Why I would want to hide my IP address

These days, wanting to hide my IP address means wanting to protect my online identity. The truth is, not only social security numbers or driver’s license IDs identify us - an IP address is another string of numbers assigned to us.

PRIVACY | 4 min Read

New PayPal scam leaves thousands of users victims

Simple faults in both PayPal and Facebook, make it feasible for hackers to carry out the scam that leaves victims without their funds. The fraud is stupidly simple to execute - without forcing or direct threatening, the victims send out the money voluntarily.

PRIVACY | 4 min Read

Your SSN costs less than a Starbucks coffee on the dark web

According to the Atlas VPN investigation, Social Security number (SSN) costs as little as $4 on the darknet. Meaning, Venti latte at Starbucks costs 15 cents more than your SSN on the dark web. You might think that sensitive details such as SSNs or credit card details should be expensive.

PRIVACY | 3 min Read

3 reasons why personal VPN is the best fit for you

Personal VPN, shared VPN, the VPN client, or VPN server - the virtual private network has a lot of different shapes. You can get overwhelmed distinguishing technologies and understanding which type is the optimal choice for you.

PRIVACY | 3 min Read