Dubai Police have arrested a young man on suspicion of creating a fake social media page for a government entity with the intent of selling fraudulent UAE residencies for Dh 30,000
Yahoo Messenger will no longer be supported after July 17, 2018. Until then, you can continue to use the service normally.
A bug in May accidentally changed the suggested privacy setting for status updates to public
An Egyptian court has an immediate ban on YouTube for a month over the website hosting an ‘anti-Islamic video’.
Is your password secure enough for hackers to crack or is it a soft one, leaving you vulnerable to scams?
Users just see ‘Whatsapp’ instead of the sender’s name whenever they get a notification!
Miscreants sending these messages have smartly recorded a robotic voice to avoid any chance of their voice being detected.
In April this year, around 18,000 phones in these countries have been found pre-loaded with Cosiloon.
Even if tweets from trolls don’t violate Twitter’s policy, posts that seem to “distort” the conversation will be hidden.
Experts believe that these games can corrupt youngsters to adopt a conduct harmful to the society.
The data of millions of Facebook users has been leaked after they used a popular personality quiz app.
The virtual assistant, powered by Google Duplex, uses a very natural speech pattern that includes interjections such as ‘er’ and ‘mmm-hmm’ so that it sounds eerily lifelike.
Google has ensured that you get the most relevant information worldwide – including local prayer times, tips and even popular recipes on YouTube.
The report published in 2017 that online shoppers in the UAE lost more than 321 million AED, with one out of four victims losing their sensitive financial details.
Originally posted on Vimeo, it has since been shared across several social media platforms and has garnered more than 65,000 views online.
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) recently issued an official statement regarding the punishable offence.
The boy and girl from grade 10 in a school in Al Qusais, who committed suicide last week had been suffering from depression due to familial reasons.
While earlier efforts didn’t seem to bear results, the new feature seems to be a much more effective way of curtailing the spread of fake news.
The YouTube Kids team has curated content that only kids should watch and make only trusted channels visible on the platform for parents to choose.
A women’s gym in Riyadh has been closed on orders from the sports authority of Saudi Arabia after the video of a woman exercising in that gym was posted by Kuwaiti social media star, Halema Boland.
How could something like this happen despite Gmail having advanced security measures such as two-factor authentication?
You must consider this a threat to your privacy as the data stolen by hackers includes Email addresses, names, phone numbers and trip data.
Installing a VPN app on your phone or laptop makes the whole internet accessible to you, but you must stay cautious and know VPN rules in your country well before biting the forbidden apple.
Once it has control of your PC, all it desires is for you to play a game.
The world of online Apps is such a secretive realm in which your children in their teens or tweens might be harming themselves while you might think they are simply ‘having fun’ with the cell phone.
The teacher confessed downloading this material through GigaTribe, a website that is not illegal but facilitates file-sharing within closed groups.
It might soon be compulsory for citizens of countries in this region also – Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and UAE – to disclose their handles.
If you are following the #DeleteFacebook trend on websites like Twitter, you will understand how big an issue this has become
If you have received a WhatsApp message claiming that you have won in the Dubai Expo 2020 Lucky Draw, don’t be happy yet!
A new Facebook scam raises a question; what happens when a person you think is a Facebook friend turns out to be someone else?
You have to pay attention to small changes in your computer to prevent your passwords and other important data from being stolen.
Social media influencer licence in UAE: Paid Social Media Influencers will Need a Licence under New Media Rules
If you are social media influencer, you really need to know about this new rule that will impact you sooner or later.
This malware can hide in your router and extract personal information for your device for months without your knowledge. No images of skeletons dancing in your screen, or no signs of being hacked like typical virus attack visuals you see in movies!
Use a tool called Collusion on Firefox browser to see instantly how many sites are tracking you without your knowledge
A study conducted by Indian researchers, and published in the International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction confirmed three levels of Selfitis.
Recently, Apple decided to move a portion of its iCloud servers to China, a country in which the government is said to have unhindered access to user data owned by companies.
This teacher reportedly travelled from Dubai to Florida, to ‘have sex with a seven-year-old girl he had solicited online’.
Did you know that your location, and virtually anything you browse through popular browsers such as Chrome or Firefox can be tracked? It’s like putting a camera in your bedroom and letting people see whatever you do there!
The bug can let an attacker steal data, install a ransomware, or do anything else on your device from anywhere in the world.
The service is much simpler than using your bank-issued credit or debit card and much safer too.
The Shail app recently introduced by RTA Dubai lets you plan trips, hail RTA and private cabs, and do a lot more with just a tap to save loads of time and effort.
With more than 3 million user conversations so far, Wysa has reportedly helped people deal with anxiety, social distress, relationships, career stress, body image, mild depression, loneliness and sometimes more serious issues.
Without net neutrality, our Internet Service Provider or ISP could influence what you see and how quickly you see it.
There’s virtually nothing under the sun that Dubai doesn’t have to offer a die-hard shopper, food connoisseur, or entertainment lover.
Ask yourself if you are familiar with the source of the news. Is it a legitimate website? Has it been reliable in the past? If a website has not been reliable in the past, you may not want to trust it.
Did you know that the Google Play store is filled with scam apps? While this may or may not be surprising to you, it’s actually quite possible that you might have one or several of these apps installed on your device.
The personal Alexa assistant raises privacy concerns that you should be aware of. Recently many technology websites reported about Alexa’s seller Amazon is planning to give recordings of household conversations and commands given to Alexa to app developers for research and development purposes.
Apple slows down older phones. Here’s the purported reason behind this deliberate slowing down of phones – The Lithium-ion batteries in aging devices cannot keep up with peak demand for power.
Be extra-careful before you download one that might get you involved in something illegal, immoral or burn a hole in your pocket without serving any value at all!