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.
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.
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.
Once it has control of your PC, all it desires is for you to play a game.
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 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?
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.
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.