Internet giant Google has said it is shutting down the consumer version of its own social networking site Google+ due to low usage
These points can be then exchanged for airfare, seating class upgrades or access to luxury airport lounges.
Several Facebook users have reported their accounts were cloned after they received a duplicate friend request message asking them to forward the message to friends.
Incidents of scared victims paying the extortion amount due to such ‘hacks’ have been reported in the region.
Mahboub an interactive tool that uses artificial intelligence to ‘talk’ to ‘words’ or text.
Fatima filmed the whole incident and posted it on Snapchat with the caption: “This is what happens when you f*** with me.”
The new feature will include latest news, personalities and sports.
The issue with URLs is that they’re hard to understand, and hackers depend on this confusion to develop fake sites
WhatsApp is reportedly working on the much-awaited dark mode feature for its Android app.
If you logged into British Airways’ website any time between 2158 GMT on August 21 and 2045 GMT on September 5 chances are that your personal and financial details are at risk.
A 12-year-old girl and a 16-year-old boy in Colombia committed suicide after playing a suicide challenge game on WhatsApp called Momo.
Facebook’s moderators can’t possibly look through every single image that gets posted on the enormous platform, so Facebook is building AI to help them out.
In the recent months, there have been numerous complaints in the UAE of scamsters calling people, posing as agents from banks, to steal their personal information.
This teacher reportedly travelled from Dubai to Florida, to ‘have sex with a seven-year-old girl he had solicited online’
If you have received a WhatsApp message claiming that you have won in the Dubai Expo 2020 Lucky Draw, don’t be happy yet!
The young hacker accessed the system multiple times over a year.
Exercise caution while connecting with strangers while making friends based on the “things with common” feature.
Unlike WhatsApp, which cannot view your information, Google could access your data stored on its servers
If you thought switching off your location history stops Google from storing your location, you are in for a surprise.
Cross-platform messaging app WhatsApp recently included a ‘Report feature’ and today in the 2.18.246 update it made available a new layout for 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.
Scammers know that it’s easy to hack someone’s WhatsApp account and they have started hacking accounts.
If you always thought that a nasty review of a restaurant, spa or bank on Google search is genuine, think again if it’s actually an unsatisfied customer’s view.
Interactive online might seem like a lot of fun, but like any other platform that lets strangers interact, electronic games expose people (Especially youngsters) to harmful grooming. When it comes to grooming, terrorists find violent games an ideal platform to manipulate young minds.
In a shocking trend, people are stepping out of moving cars to dance, completely oblivious to traffic, and uncaring of the hazard of stepping out of moving vehicles.
You have to pay attention to small changes in your computer to prevent your passwords and other important data from being stolen.
Did you know that a large number of people in the UAE don’t even know that hackers are using their phones and computers to attack other people’s mobiles across the world?!
Not many people think about this often, but smart devices actually expose people to radiation. According to researchers, mobile phone radiation can severely impact a child’s brain development.
An IntSights Cyber Intelligence threat report, Messaging Applications: The New Dark Web, suggests that apps like Discord, ICQ, Skype, Telegram and Whatsapp offer a convenient mobile platform for criminals, given the availability of group chat.
Telegram seems to be the safest and fastest instant messaging platform out there.
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!
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!
The people participating in these growing trends are called daredevils or outlaws.
If you are following the #DeleteFacebook trend on websites like Twitter, you will understand how big an issue this has become
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.
Pause for a moment and think what you don’t post will save you from a lot of trouble.
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.
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.
New features will let people restrict ads targeted at them, based on their personal information such as product preference.
Addiction to video games has been recognised by World Health Organization as a mental health disorder.
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.