How to hide your online activity from an Internet Service Provider

How to hide your online activity

Once upon a time, the web was sold to us as a place of anonymity, where we could assume whatever identity we pleased, and where our activity was known only to ourselves. However, now we know better. As things have turned out, the internet is one of the most public places in the world. From government agencies organizing mass surveillance, to cybercriminals seeking your personal details and marketers trying to understand every action you take, eyes seem to be everywhere. But few of those viewers have the range of vision…

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Skype boosts mobile security by hiding IP addresses from trolls

online trolls mobile security

Users of the service can now feel a little safer from these online attackers with a new privacy level. Online trolls are becoming a growing problem in several markets, such as in gaming, and angry, bitter, mean or sore losers in games have used Skype to attack people in order to vent their frustrations, but that service is now boosting its mobile security in order to make that more difficult. Skype has boosted its default privacy features to protect users – especially gamers – from angry rivals. The service, which…

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This month aims to boost your mobile security

Mobile Security

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month to help people get treats, not tricks. National Cyber Security Awareness Month is now underway for October, and this year’s message, more than ever, has a focus on mobile security as well as on protecting computers and other devices from viruses, breaches and attacks. While Halloween decorations can make this month spooky, even scarier are the digital threats we face. Unfortunately, those cyber and mobile security threats are dangers that we face with every passing day and aren’t only limited to a single day…

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Mobile security battle launched by tech giants against Big Brother

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The technology industry is enraged about the surveillance from the NSA that was recently revealed. The New York Times has recently reported that the giants of the tech environment, such as Google, are now spending millions to enhance their online and mobile security internal data encryption in order to help to keep the National Security Agency (NSA) from being able to hack “their systems without their knowledge or cooperation”. This is only one of many reports since June, regarding the spying that the NSA has been doing. The American government…

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Norton Labs launches new QR code scanner that can protect from malicious content

QR Code Scanner

QR codes have not only become popular amongst businesses, they have also become a very useful tool for hackers. The codes have piqued the interest of smart phone users in the U.S. for the last four years, becoming more popular with each successive year. Hackers have seen this rise in popularity as a great opportunity to get their hands on people’s sensitive information. Recently, QR codes linked to malicious content, such as malware, have been becoming more common. Acclaimed security company Norton has released a new QR code scanning application…

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