• Dec 7, 2018
  • Summer Hirst
  • General Privacy and Security, Tutorials,

How To Remove Adware

If you’re seeing popup ads on your computer, it might be infected by adware. While adware makes computer painfully slow with annoying ads, it can also contain spyware to track down your activities, which is why it’s important to remove it. Before we begin, you must know if you’re infected by adware. Here are some … Continue reading “How To Remove Adware”

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  • Dec 3, 2018
  • Summer Hirst
  • General Privacy and Security, News, Online Activity, Tutorials,

How to Prevent Spyware

If you’re annoyed by Instagram stalkers, imagine when someone takes stalking to another level. They can see your usernames and passwords, what you chat with others, the emails you send, and every little step you take online. This can be done with spyware. A cunning little piece of code that hides in your computer and … Continue reading “How to Prevent Spyware”

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  • Dec 1, 2018
  • Summer Hirst
  • General Privacy and Security, Online Activity, Tutorials,

What is Spyware?

Spyware or spying software is something that keeps a track of your activities and informs someone about what you’ve been doing. While it may sound very James Bond like, it’s not all that glamorous. This spyware can be used to steal your bank or credit card information. And if you have a disgruntled ex, it … Continue reading “What is Spyware?”

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  • Nov 30, 2018
  • Sean Doyle
  • General Privacy and Security, Online Activity, Tutorials,

What is Malware? 5 Tips for Malware Protection

Malware is a term used to describe a malicious program or code that was written with the intent to cause harm to a computer system, smartphone, tablet, or other device. Malware is defined as any kind of software that corrupts computer system, gathers sensitive information, and gains access to private computer systems and networks. There … Continue reading “What is Malware? 5 Tips for Malware Protection”

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  • Jul 23, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, News, Privacy, Security,

In Xinjiang, China, police have set up checkpoints to ensure that the government-mandated “Jingwang” spyware is installed

In Xinjiang, China, citizens are being forced to install a targeted surveillance mobile app called Jingwang. Additionally, the government has set up random checkpoints on the streets to check whether the spyware is properly installed on your smartphone. On July 10th, mobile phone users in the region received a notification letting them know that they … Continue reading “In Xinjiang, China, police have set up checkpoints to ensure that the government-mandated “Jingwang” spyware is installed”

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  • Mar 31, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • News, Privacy, Security,

Thanks to repeal of FCC online privacy rules, Android phones on Verizon will soon come with pre-installed spyware called Appflash

Soon, every Verizon user on Android will have a new online privacy concern that they need to be aware of – pre-installed spyware called Appflash. This week, Verizon announced their intentions to release a default, pre-installed new search experience for their Android users. In the next few weeks, the telecom will roll out a Google search … Continue reading “Thanks to repeal of FCC online privacy rules, Android phones on Verizon will soon come with pre-installed spyware called Appflash”

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