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Digital Asset Protection: 6 Reasons Why You Should Do It

November 13th, 2017 - Filed under Info & News

In today’s world, individuals are increasingly using the web to store large amounts of private and valuable information. As a result, more and more estate planning attorneys are encouraging their clients to include digital assets in their estate plans. What are digital assets in a will? Digital assets include a variety of electronic properties such as online journals, emails, e-books, digital photos, texts, songs, and videos. Digital assets also include online account details for website or programs such as bank accounts, Facebook, LinkedIn, and any other web-based account.

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Is it worth it to give your loved ones access to your digital assets? Yes, it is. Experts give various reasons why people should always include digital assets in the estate plans. However, before we look at these reasons, let us look at what happens to your digital presence after you die. Read more…

15 Ways to Check If Your Online Data Was Stolen

October 18th, 2017 - Filed under Cyber Security

Today, cybercrime is a huge threat to businesses and individuals alike, and the prevalence of cyber-attacks is only on the rise. Last year, over 4,000 ransomware attacks occurred daily – a 300% increase from the year prior. And that’s just one type of cybercrime.

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If you’re concerned about your online security, there are plenty of ways to protect yourself from an attack. Simple options include updating your passwords, antivirus software, and apps frequently. For extra security, a good VPN provider (such as Avast) will help mitigate cybercrime risk over public Wi-Fi by encrypting your data. Read more…

15 Deadly Windows Security Flaws and Vulnerabilities

October 10th, 2017 - Filed under Cyber Security

Windows has a long history of critical security flaws and far-reaching vulnerabilities. WannaCry, a form of ransomware that takes access of the system away from the user, is just one recent example of these flaws being used to gain unauthorized access to remote systems.

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It begs the question — what are some other security flaws and vulnerabilities that have affected the operating system over the years? Here are 15 examples. Read more…

Best Tools & How to Check If Your Accounts Have Been Hacked

September 17th, 2017 - Filed under Cyber Security

It’s a matter of technological development that these days we have countless ways of digital connection and communication. These technologies exist all over the world and are available for every person, who has a smartphone, a laptop or a computer with Internet connection. Such automated processes of interference are beneficial, as they provide us with fast, free or low paid, means of getting information, sharing and exchanging data. However, every fairy tale has its stumbling stone and in the case with modern technologies, we can speak of stealing personal information and its usage for harmful and dangerous purposes.

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Top 20 Best Encrypted Messaging Apps

September 4th, 2017 - Filed under Mobile

The fact that someone can spy on you, track your location, control your finances and bank accounts, get into your messaging apps and read your texts makes more and more people opt for applications that prevent illegal penetration into your device and encrypt your messages.

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Moreover, this idea got so popular that developers have recently created a whole lot of new programs that allow you to text friends and be sure that no one will ever read your messages unless you show them. Read more…

20 Best Gadgets to Spy and Track Someone

August 23rd, 2017 - Filed under Hardware

Do you have a suspicious feeling that someone close to you just isn’t being quite so honest when they tell you where they will be? Dreamed of being just like James Bond as you were growing up? If the answer to either of these questions is yes, then this is just for you!

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In today’s world, it’s best to do what we can to seek out the truth and get to know people as best as we can to keep our lives, hearts and homes safe from harm. If you have a little spy work to handle, these adult spy gadgets are what you need. Read more…

Top 15 Apple Firewall Apps for MacOS X

August 18th, 2017 - Filed under Cyber Security

One of the main facts regarding the computer security about the Apple Mac is the computer will never be infected with any of the malware. Because of this fact, the most of the Apple Mac OS X users does not have any of the antivirus installed, let alone any of the firewall, it will becomes the favourite target of the hacker. Mac Firewall is good for spyware stopping, stop Trojan from sending the information of the credit card and monitoring the key logger installed.

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So here, we are moving on to the discussion about the Apple Firewall Apps for MAC OS X. Read more…

Top Reasons You Should Get an Efficient Password Manager

August 7th, 2017 - Filed under Cyber Security

Are you aware that no more than 8% of all consumers employ a password manager to remember their online accounts’ passwords? A good majority of people actually have no system at all for password management, and instead prefer jotting them down somewhere or simply memorising them. Considering the ease with which you can use the top-rated password management products of today, why would you even think of exposing yourself to the risk of account breaches? Whilst there are lots of apps out there than help improve security, a password manager is a great place to start.

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Let’s go over some very important reasons why you should get an efficient password manager and make it one of the most important digital tools in your arsenal online. After all, password managers, especially the ones falling in the online password manager category, are highly effective, safe and easy to use. Onto the reasons now! Read more…

12 Free and Reliable Firewall for Windows 7, 8 and 10

August 7th, 2017 - Filed under Cyber Security

When a new operating system arrives, not only do we have to find out which devices and which applications are compatible, but also which antivirus would work well and, of course, which firewall should be used. For this reason we will analyze some of the most important and safe to install firewalls on Windows.

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15 Home Appliances & Devices May be Spying on You

August 4th, 2017 - Filed under Hardware

Spying apps and devices may be getting you all riled up, but there’s little more than a mobile phone anyone needs to spy on you. Then too, there are ways to spy on someone using an assortment of devices, not all of which need to be connected to the internet. So move over Facebook and Google, things you can hold right in your hand might be under use to spy on what you’re doing every single second you’re around them.

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15 Microsoft Defender like Free Antivirus for Windows 10

July 31st, 2017 - Filed under Cyber Security

According to the Cybersecurity Ventures predictions, financial losses from cyber crimes could reach 6 trillion dollars per annum by 2021. If that is not good enough to ring alarm bells for you then, cyber security market report by Cybersecurity Ventures will open your eyes. According to the report, global spending on cyber security will exceed 1 trillion dollars from 2017 to 2021.

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With increasing number of cyber attacks, it is obvious why businesses are taking cyber security very seriously but what about individuals and personal users. They should also protect their computers from these attacks. The best way to do that is to install antivirus software. Although, Windows 10 comes pre-loaded with Windows Defender but it does not offer adequate protection. Read more…

20 Spyware Removal Tools to Protect Your Computer

July 19th, 2017 - Filed under Cyber Security

One of the first things you should install on your computer is top quality protection. Most people tend to assume that windows defender; the inbuilt software by windows will suffice. However, if you know anything about the spyware being created today, then you know that this is the last program you should trust. It may work on smaller viruses but will not recognize bigger and more dangerous malware. If you haven’t installed any spyware detection software on your computer, it may be difficult to know which is best considering that there are so many software in the market today.

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Here are 20 of the best spyware that will protect your computer from harm. Read more…

20 Most Notorious Get Rich Quick Schemes You Must Say NO

May 22nd, 2017 - Filed under Info & News

The idea of becoming self-employed and rich is an obsession of the millennials. No wonder there are so many seductive offers to make quick money. While some of them might still be worthy, the most of these schemes are too suspicious. It is better to stay away from these twenty get rich schemes that are likely to become your nightmare.

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Do Not Fall for These 15 Facebook Cloning Scams and Hoaxes

April 17th, 2017 - Filed under Cyber Security

Facebook is truly a leader in social media with around two billion active users worldwide. With so many people using it, the platform becomes a popular target for cyber criminals, prankers, and even comedians. This has been causing some problems for the users who get tricked by various hoaxes, cloning scams, and fake news about dead celebrities, natural disasters, and other extraordinary events that did not happen.

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Facebook has started to battle hoaxes seriously around two years ago. Then, an update to News Feed was introduced to reduce the distribution of posts that people have reported as hoaxes and fake. Despite that one and many other updates, the platform is still targeted by cyber criminals. Unfortunately, in many cases they are successful.

Here are fifteen examples of Facebook cloning scams and hoaxes that made quite an impact. Read more…

20 Spam Call Blocker and Spam SMS Blocking Apps

March 26th, 2017 - Filed under Mobile

In this time and age, we are lucky to avail many technological conveniences and mobile technology is one of them. Today, we can call anyone at the tap of a finger or download apps to help us find routes or locate a place. However, there are also certain glitches that come with advancement in mobile technology.

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Spam calls and text messages are two of the common forms of this type of technology. They can be a headache some and let others intrude into our privacy. However, there are several apps that can be downloaded to alert you of a scam call so that you can prevent any privacy invasion. Some of them deserve a mention here: Read more…

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