Avast Antivirus will harvest & sell everything you do on the Web including the specific porn videos you watched.

A new report by Vice/Motherboard has revealed how much data Avast will collect on you if you opt-in on their data collection services. This is a perfect example of the privacy concerns we face in the modern era, and why freeware can be so bad. Avast is used by hundreds of millions of people around … Read more

Does a VPN Make Your Internet Faster?

The popularity of VPNs has increased significantly in the last few years. There are thousands of available VPN options out there and it’s getting harder and harder to choose a solid provider. Companies like CyberGhost, Nord VPN, AVG and many others are in the race for the most popular VPN. And while the AVG VPN … Read more

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Mobile Security Matters, Especially in 2020

Our quick guide to mobile security In today’s world, our handheld devices have become lifelines of a sort. We conduct our online banking on mobile apps, we make major purposes from our mobile browsers, we let our devices remember our credit card details, and much more. In short, the amount of trust we place in … Read more

Ruh-roh! Canon is the next ransomware victim after the Garmin outage – A GDPR nightmare ensues

Garmin is still recovering from its recent ransomware attack which took down their IT systems for several days. At the time, it had me questioning how such a large organisation could suffer such a significant ransomware attack? Days after this incident, another multinational company has fallen victim to such an attack. BleepingComputer has once again … Read more

SecureDrive SecureUSB BT Hardware Encrypted USB Flash Drive Review – Bluetooth controlled FIPS 140-2 Level 3 USB

SecureDrive by SECUREDATA is a well-established company offering secure hardware encrypted data storage. In a world of increasing cybercrime and ransomware, GDPR, leaks, and government spying, it has never been more important to keep our data safe. Encrypting data has been around for years, but for it to be effective within a company, it needs … Read more

Garmin outage: Garmin likely paid ransom for decryptor of WastedLocker ransomware attack even though this would be against US sanctions

With Garmin back up online many people probably don’t care how Garmin resolved WastedLocker ransomware attack that was carried out on their systems last week. However, BleepingComputer has received some key information about how Garmin got back online, and it could place Garmin in an awkward situation. BleepingComputer was the first company to confirm Garmin … Read more

The Biggest Data Leaks of the Decade and the Financial Devastation They Caused

It’s 2020 and most businesses depend on the internet to market and sell their products and services. And not just businesses, consumers also end up providing a lot of personal information online. While this is a good thing, business owners and consumers alike need to be cautious of the fact that cybersecurity systems are vulnerable … Read more

Google Alternatives Guide: Replacement Google apps & services for Huawei phones or anyone interested in privacy

The Huawei P40 Pro is the first major launch in the UK from Huawei with a phone without Google. When I reviewed the phone, there is definitely a learning curve if you want to adapt to a life without Google, you could, of course, still, install Google Mobile Services. The reason Huawei can’t use Google … Read more