We are now connected more than ever. We communicate with friends and family through social media; handle banking transactions, shop and communicate with our friends and colleagues online; transfer confidential files and sensitive information via email; and more.
An Introduction to Bitcoins (BTC)
Have you ever heard of bitcoins? Chances are you’ve probably come across the word over the Internet. In a nutshell, Bitcoin (frequently referred as BTC) is digital currency and like all currencies it represents value and can be used to purchase goods or services.
Real-time Information Regarding People Around You – SocialRadar
There have been a number of apps that have tried to succeed in the providing information regarding your ambient location. SocialRadar works by providing you with real-time information regarding the people around you by connecting to your Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, and Foursquare accounts to pull information about locations and recent activities. Know who’s …
Quick Tips to Help Protect Kids Online
Surfing the Internet is a risky activity for kids and as parents you have to monitor your children’s Internet interactions. The best way to protect kids online is to make sure they do not go on the Internet without adult supervision. However this is not always practical and the following tips below will give you more ideas.
Basic Tips to Secure Your Smartphone
Smartphones have now become a major necessity for many people whenever they want to maintain contact with their loved ones and friends. But when these major necessities have been lost or stolen, your personal security is always at risk. All important information saved in your Smartphone can have the tendency to be used illegally with your identity being used by the person who have stolen or found your phone.
But these worries are sure to be minimized or eliminated when you follow the security features of your phone. If you are one of those who want to keep their Smartphone secure, then do the following tips:
How to Protect Yourself against Online Spying, NSA PRISM/Fairview can spy on anyone
Americans (and now other countries) are becoming increasingly concerned with the online protection of their personal information. There have been numerous stories in the press lately of hacked websites, identity theft, and eavesdropping, among many other alarming “criminal” acts. Recently, the Washington Post ran a story that included the publishing of four slides, all leaked from the United States National Security Agency (NSA). These slides clearly discussed, in extreme detail, how the domestic PRISM program collects its data.
Other countries are also being “spied” on with a different surveillance program called Fairview. A recent example is the surveillance on millions of citizens of Brazil.