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As per the reports of the local German media, Different hacking groups conduct on an average of 20 cyber-attacks against the Germany's government networks every day. With their attacks getting more consolidated and sophisticated by the time, hackers are aiming at weakening the system, steal information and cause damage by breaching into the computer systems of the German institutions and…

With every gap pronounced, Whatsapp is releasing updates to close them and ensure a seamless user experience. Currently, WhatsApp is all set to introduce a new feature which will allow you to recall messages that were sent by mistake. As part of this update, Whatsapp will also allow live location tracking to know your contacts’ whereabouts in real-time. Interesting, isn’t…

There is no doubt whatsoever where the new "Silicon Valley" for cyber security is located. It is in the center of the world in a tiny8 country called Israel that is besieged by war and terror. And the center of entrepreneurial action is in Tel Aviv. Also called the Startup Nation Israel has been churning out companies in the security realm…

When the topic is about AI enabled neural networks that can recognize people from a crowd and thus identify potential trouble makers, they seem so futuristic and infallible. Yet, a report in Quartz claims the opposite is true. That these sophisticated facial recognition systems can be easily spoofed. The researchers proved how easy it is to get these systems to…

Now that the Cyber Age has dawned and most countries are doing away with cash transactions and switching over to online digital currencies or financial instruments, it becomes imperative for everyone who uses the computer and the Internet to became aware of the grave threat posed by Hackers and cyber criminals in protecting yourself and your family as well as…

Anonymous shopping can protect your identity, financial details, and discourage marketeers from spamming you by sharing very little information about you.  It can also cloak your identity, and prevent fraud transactions. Most people think only criminals and people purchasing illegal stuff use anonymous purchasing methods. However, just about anyone should be encouraged to protect their identity and financial records and…

If you believe conspiracy theorists, a world government is about to be formed spawned by the demonetization of hard currency enabling a cash less society that can be controlled by a flick of a button. To most people money equals to currency in their hand. With the recent demonetization in India of higher denomination currency notes, the problems that average…

When some at Yahoo did Yell out.

When Yahoo stood up to the US Government when it comes to data requests of US citizens, everyone was over awed with the company's privacy policy. Many people shifted from using other email services to yahoo email. However, with the latest revelation that Yahoo allowed the FBI to scan through its users email by providing it with it's spam scanner,…

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