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What Are The Uses Of A Hacked Computer? 7 Shocking Ways

Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s clear that cybercriminals prowl the internet like hyenas hunting for their next meal. One of the ways that they cause distress to victims is by hacking computer systems. In this article, we look at the uses of a hacked computer so that you know how valuable your device is to these attackers. Background of …

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Check If Your Mobile Number Has Been Stolen Online

Reading Time: 4 minutes Did you know that there is a resource where you can check if your mobile number has been stolen online? Yes, you simply enter your phone number and it is checked against a growing database of phone numbers (and email addresses) that have been harvested by cybercriminals. Why you need to worry It’s unfortunate that …

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Is Antivirus Software Still Effective? What You Need To Know In 2021

Reading Time: 4 minutes An antivirus is used to prevent, search and remove common malware infecting your network or device, be it a computer or mobile device, but is this antivirus software still effective? This article goes deeper on that, beginning with the basics of an antivirus. Background of antivirus To learn more about the various types of malware, …

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Namecheap VPN Review – Pocket-Friendly VPN, Surprisingly Effective

Reading Time: 3 minutes Namecheap, a popular domain registrar, decided to join the VPN industry in 2018. In this Namecheap VPN review, we find out whether this is amongst the top VPN services we recommend. Number of servers The infrastructure needed to set up Namecheap VPN was provided by StackPath, a major service provider that also runs IPVanish, StrongVPN …

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What Is A CSRF Attack And How Can You Protect Your Router?

Reading Time: 3 minutes A CSRF attack (Cross-Site Request Forgery) is a type of attack in which a malicious request is sent by an unsuspecting, authenticated user to a web application. It is also called: In this situation the attacker tricks the unfortunate victim into sending requests on their behalf. Once there is an active administrative session, the attacker …

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How To Secure Your Internet Connection – 12 Proven Ways

Reading Time: 5 minutes In this article, I have decided to give you a rundown of 12 proven ways on how to secure your internet connection. This is mainly focused on general protection from the bad guys in a home WiFi network. Background of internet security Of course, if you want to be more granular, there are specific topics …

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Common IoT Attacks Everyone Should Know About In 2021

Reading Time: 5 minutes As the number of IoT devices continue to increase at a fast pace, it is important to look at common IoT attacks and ways to prevent them. According to Statista, the number of IoT devices worldwide will triple from 8.74 billion in 2020 to at least 25.4 billion in 2030. Background of IoT devices Classification …

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Supercharge Your Amazon Sales With Sellerly In 2021

Reading Time: 4 minutes Are you a seller on Amazon and you want to take your sales to the next level? In this article, you learn how to supercharge your Amazon sales with an all-in-one toolkit from Sellerly. Why Sellerly? Sellerly is a brain-child of Semrush and it was launched in 2019, hence the people behind it are highly …

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Top 10 Tips To Protect Yourself From Social Media Attacks In 2021

Reading Time: 5 minutes Although social media exploded and spread all over the world, it has its dangers. In this article, I give you 10 tips to protect yourself from social media attacks. Background of social media The internet gave birth to social media, which provides a platform for people to connect and interact.  I remember when I started …

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List Of Apps Removed From Play Store 2021. Security & Privacy Risk

Reading Time: 4 minutes Satori Threat and Intelligence Research is an organisation involved in making sure sure apps on Play Store are safe. In this article, we look at a list of apps removed from Play Store because of security and privacy issues. Fraudulent apps on Play Store According to a report released by Satori Threat and Intelligence Research, …

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