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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…

The importance of mobile cannot be overemphasized. But the soul of your handy gadget is none other than the data pack. Here are some tips to make the data go way longer. 1. Watch YouTube Videos on Low Resolution YouTube offers a plethora of fun videos to watch and enjoy but watching these on mobile is a guaranteed way to…

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…

While most laptop users would not bother about such things as people spying on them, since Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg shared the tit bit about plastering his own laptop's webcam with a tape, people are now more cautious. This has spawned an enterprising industry of designer Webcam tapes and plugins specially geared to the high profile laptop user going from…

When the first mobile phones hit the market, there was such a huge euphoria and with every new release of particular brand, that euphoria seems to have dissipated. And yet it is unfathomable for anyone to be without one in this day and age as without one would mean one is technology backward or obsolete. But the real truth of…

Yes. This is some fantastic news for those who are concerned about security and privacy. Besides offering VPN access for its native browsers on the mobile, Opera has now introduced a standalone app which when installed on your smartphone channels encrypted and secure communication to all other apps and also app stores. This means you can now feel comfortable in…

Yes, it seems so. This is what happened with a Jewish woman whose Facebook account was hijacked by Turkish Hackers. This women who used to worked with a local synagogue was using Facebook to post community news and information and had a huge friends list to whom her feeds were being sent. One fine day she finds that her stream…

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