What Is Spyware? And How To Remove It
Spyware is classified as a type of malware — malicious software designed to gain access to or damage your computer, often without your knowledge. Spyware gathers your personal information and relays it to advertisers, data firms, or external users.
How To Encrypt A Flash Drive
Encryption can help protect the sensitive data on an external drive should it fall into the wrong hands through loss or theft, but there are other reasons for encryption, too. For instance, non-encrypted flash drives can leave you vulnerable to malware and other device security threats.
You Can Now Disable Insecure JScript In Internet Explorer
Microsoft says that customers can now disable JScript (JScript.dll) execution in Internet Explorer 11 after installing the Windows October 2020 monthly security updates. JScript is a legacy Microsoft implementation of the ECMAScript language specification in the form of an Active Scripting engine. To manually edit the…
How To Stop Online Sexual Harassment And Protect Yourself
Online sexual harassment is just as much a crime as in-person sexual harassment. It can still inflict very real suffering and emotional distress on the target. Online sexual harassment simply does not involve any face-to-face interactions between the perpetrator and the target. Harassing behaviors can appear online on social media sites, forums, emails, and messenger systems. Both forms of sexual harassment can be significantly harmful to the victim.
What Is TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol)
TCP/IP, or the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol, is a suite of communication protocols used to interconnect network devices on the internet. TCP/IP can also be used as a communications protocol in a private computer network (an intranet or an extranet).
Zoom Rolling Out End-to-End Encryption
Zoom announced today that it will roll out end-to-end encryption (E2EE) for all users starting next week, as part of a 30-day technical preview. To start using E2EE when joining new meetings during this roll out phase, meeting participants will have to join using the…
Social Media Safety Tips For Women For A Safer Digital Life
According to a study by the Pew Research Center, most online abuse takes place on social media. Although men are also subject to online harassment – which includes name-calling, derision, and physical threats – the study found that online, women are more than twice as likely as men to experience sexual harassment.
Apple’s iPhone 12 Supports 2x Faster Wirelessly Charging, But Only With A MagSafe Charger
The new iPhone is loaded with many new features and changes and among them, the most exciting feature is the MagSafe system that Apple is using for a range of accessories. Charging is a central part of the revived MagSafe and it brings a big boost to the…
Netflix Stops Offering Free Trials To U.S. Viewers
The streaming giant Netflix said on Tuesday that it has stopped offering free trials in the United States. “We’re looking at different marketing promotions in the U.S. to attract new members and give them a great Netflix experience”, a Netflix spokesperson said, confirming media reports….
What Is ‘Ceramic Shield’ In iPhone 12 Display
Apple has officially announced its 2020 flagship iPhones: the $999 iPhone 12 Pro and $1,099 12 Pro Max, featuring support for 5G and a new squared-off design that’s reminiscent of the iPhone 4. The company highlighted the “ceramic shield” protection on the gadgets. It’s basically…
Here’s Everything You Need To Know About iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, And iPhone 12 Pro Max
The tech giant Apple has announced its very first 5G iPhones: the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max. The standard model, a 5.4-inch version called the iPhone 12 mini, the 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Pro, and the 6.7-inch iPhone 12 Pro Max….
5 Things To Do If Your Email Account Is Hacked
Cybercriminals usually hacked your email account to access your personal data. We link everything from online banking to federal taxes with our emails, recovery from a hack is extremely time-sensitive. You’ll have to act fast and carefully if you want to minimize the damage to your identity, finances, and protect those around you.
Twitter Flags Trump Tweet For Violating Its Rules On COVID-19 Information
The micro blogging site Twitter flagged a tweet by Donald Trump in which the U.S. President claimed he was immune to the coronavirus, saying it violated the social media platform’s rules about misleading information related to COVID-19. “A total and complete sign off from White…
5 Risks Of Using Free VPN Services
Injecting malware into your device is one of the common traits in free VPNs. Such malware can be used to steal sensitive information from your device or to encrypt your data as evident from recent ransomware attacks.
Microsoft Is Letting More Employees Work From Home Permanently
The tech giant Microsoft is allowing more of its employees to work from home permanently, the company announced in a blog post. While the vast majority of Microsoft employees are still working from home during the ongoing pandemic, the software maker has unveiled “hybrid workplace” guidance…
Apple To Extend Some Free Subscription To Video-Streaming Service Through February
The tech giant Apple said on Thursday that it would extend free Apple TV+ subscriptions, which were set to end within the next three months, through February. The company had bundled a one-year free subscription to its video-streaming service, which debuted in November last year…
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How To Change Instagram App Icon On Android And iOS
Instagram, an American photo and video sharing social networking service owned by Facebook, turns 10 years old. To help celebrate its 10th birthday, Instagram has added all of its classic icons within a secret menu that lets you revert to some of the classic app icons…
Facebook Says It Is Removing Anything Representing QAnon, Even If They Contain No Violent Content
The social media giant Facebook announced that it will remove anything on Facebook or Instagram that represents QAnon, the group variously described as an interest group, an information network, a set of conspiracy theories, and a movement. Said Facebook in a posting in its corporate newsroom,…
Cloudflare Introduce ‘DDoS Alerts’ For Customers On Paid Plans
Cloudflare has announced the availability of DDoS attack alerts for all Cloudflare’s customers on paid plans. A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack is when an attacker floods a web server or an Internet connection with more requests than it can handle. This flooding of…