Public WiFi safety tips

Public WiFi can be a lifesaver in emergencies. Every so often, you find yourself in a situation when you absolutely need to be online outside your private home network – to share your live location for an appointment, to look up a place on Google Maps, or to send your mum the latest cat meme. Not to mention that working from public WiFi hotspots is a common practice for modern business professionals.

Worldwide, as of 2018, there are 279 million public WiFi hotspots, and this number is projected torise to 542 million by 2021. More and more countries around the world offer public WiFi in the city centre, on public buses and trains. Lithuania leads the way with the fastest available public WiFi in the world, while France is ahead of other countries in the world with thehighest number of public hotspots relative to population size. Across the EU, the WiFi4EU programme aims to provide free WiFi to every town centre in the European Union by 2020, supplying everyone with access to municipal public networks.

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How to Easily Hack a Facebook Account in 2018

Today you are going to read something that hardly anyone(due to its simplicity) wants to share. It is about the easier and faster technique that the hackers use in order to capture the control/password of your Facebook account. Remember that this is information: we will teach you whatever hackers do so that you can avoid it from happening to you, but under any concept use the following techniques for even trying to hack someone because it’s not ethical and it is illegal. The main goal of this is that everyone knows the dangers of being hacked and can defend themselves.

The world of the cyberspace and of the computer programs is divided into two big groups. The first one is made up of neophyte users that dedicate themselves to use easy to handle online tools to get relaxed and have some fun on the internet. In this group fall the 99% of the people, individuals without computer knowledge that don’t know how systems work and only focus on the final experience, as it is their mission and purpose.

On the other hand, we have the remaining 1% that conforms the second group, a group of experts characterized by having the necessary knowledge to approach the functioning and development of programs and websites that we use. Software used to steal accounts such as backtrack Linux, even running on windows or also easy techniques as the one we are seeing today.

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In its beginnings in the Net if you wanted to access and violate the security of any system you had to belong to the exclusive elite group of a small number of hackers, who were nothing but advanced users with advanced knowledge about the network’s functioning. Their intricate processes and functions were no secret to them and managed to solve satisfactorily passwords illegally accessing to any web.

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Edward Snowden on Why Privacy is the Most Important Right

Online privacy has become one of the most popular buzzwords today. It is frequently brought up on the major cybersecurity blogs, social media platforms, and authority websites including Secure Thoughts which is one of the top cybersecurity websites of 2018 that aims to educate the people in the most comprehensive manner possible. However, most experts will agree that the significance of online privacy was essentially highlighted by Edward Snowden who you may know from the iconic movie Snowden which is based on his real life.

Who is Edward Snowden?

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Edward Snowden is a U.S. citizen and a former CIA employee who is considered one of the most prominent whistle-blowers in the history of human rights and online privacy. He shot to fame when he found out that the NSA was conducting an invasive surveillance on the US citizens on a mass scale and decided it was his patriotic duty to inform the people about the same even though he knew it meant destroying his career and inviting stringent legal action. Still, unfazed and unafraid, he leaked critical information about the US intelligence’s phone and Internet surveillance in the interest of the public and left the country to settle in Russia as he knew his actions would make the government go after him.

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Best Antivirus for Windows 10

Regarding antiviruses, there are a plethora of logical options. We all use the internet differently and inn order to help you choose, we’ll determine which security suite suits which user profile.

After closely analyzing most of 2017’s suites, one thing is for certain: these solutions have a rather limited impact on performances, and their efficiency is superior to the basic defense tools built into Windows 10.

[toc]We have noticed a trend: suites include more features, including PC optimization, and take into account the diversity of devices in the household. But, besides BitDefender, all the publishers must do better integrating their mobile solutions and offering the possibility of controlling everything from a single interface.

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How and why to install a VPN?

VPNVery popular among people interested in surfing and downloading anonymously, VPNs are a good solution for securing computers, smartphones, and other connected devices. In the following paragraphs, you will find a basic overview of what VPNs are, as well as how to install and configure them.

What is a VPN?

VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. A VPN is a utility that makes it possible to surf the internet worry-free and completely anonymously (we will come back to this point later). Since VPNs ensure the complete anonymity of their users, they are very popular among people who download files illegally. However, VPNs can be useful for many other things as well.

When should you use a VPN?

First of all, a VPN can be used to protect a server from outside threats (a DDoS attack, for instance). A VPN can also be used for downloading files on a P2P network, as previously mentioned. Last, but not least, VPNs are used in certain parts of the world for watching TV programs and accessing prohibited sites or services.

How does a VPN work?

A VPN creates a direct connection between two computers – “insulating” the traffic generated by a remote computer. This insulation will prevent your traffic from being intercepted and analyzed by unwanted parties and will provide you with a measure of protection against hackers (since there will be no direct interaction between your internet connection and other internet traffic). A VPN can be thought of as a tunnel whose walls will protect you from prying eyes and external threats as you travel from point A to B.

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Best IP surveillance camera 2018

Security is one of the essential components of what is commonly referred to as the “Smart Home”. Surveillance is what these small IP cameras do best; they serve as tiny sentinels that watch over your home in your absence. If any movement is detected, you are immediately alerted via your smartphone which you can also use to access your cameras at any time – without the need for a computer.

The installation of this type of personalized and economical video surveillance system can be done without professional assistance: all of the cameras hand-picked and tested by Tom’s Guide can be installed by just about anyone. The manufacturers of these cameras claim that their systems only take a few minutes to install, but as you will read further on, this is not always the case.

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Avast vs AVG: Which is better? 20$ more for the same thing?

While the paid versions of Avast and AVG use the same antivirus engine, they differ greatly in price: AVG retails for 99.99$ whereas Avast retails for 119$. Why is there such a difference in price between these two applications? We decided to find out…

On the one hand, Avast Ultimate charges 119.99$ for protecting a single computer. On the other hand, AVG Ultimate charges 99.99€ for protecting an unlimited number of devices. Since both of these programs are built around the same antivirus engine, what could possibly justify the difference in price between them? Which one should you choose?

Avast is a very popular brand in the USA, namely because of its free antivirus protection service: Avast Free Antivirus. Two years ago, this Czech software developer was bought out by its main rival in the world of free antivirus protection, AVG (which is also a Czech company). While both of these brands have preserved their respective visual identities (different user interfaces), technically, they both rely on Avast’s antivirus engine.

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How to: Complete guide to remove malware/virus from a PC

malware If your PC is slower than usual, the OS and apps experience random errors, you cannot access some of your files and folders or the web browser struggles to get rid of weird ads, then perhaps some kind of malware has taken your PC hostage, preventing you from using the computer as usual and putting your personal and professional data at risk.

Virus, worms, Trojans and other malicious software are on the prowl for PCs and networks of every platform. The risks for hackers are minimal in contrast to the benefits. The age of mobility, automation, smart cars and the internet of things has greatly increased the number of connected devices and improved the way of storing and accessing information either with or without a PC.

Hackers have seen a great opportunity, as creating malware software and investing in attack methods are on the rise. Techniques are being constantly improved, causing spam, data theft, invasion of privacy and overall damage to companies and users.

Although prevention is the first and main line of defense, it is not always possible to stay safe from infections. Any user might have had bad experiences with malware even without being alerted by a security software.

If you fail to install a security solution on your PC (or if a virus or Trojan is preventing you from installing one) or if your antivirus has not detected any malware, then cleaning your PC can be difficult and take a long time depending on the threat. In order to face threats, we will show you how to do it in this guide. We hope you find it useful. The aim of this guide is removing malware from a Windows PC, although the overall process is usually used the same way in other systems.

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