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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.
According to the statement by Abu Dhabi police, it has investigated 774 cybercrime cases in 2017, of which 206 were categorised as blackmail.
Etisalat and du have both listed a VoIP-based app, Botim, as part of their ‘unlimited’ voice and video call service
Did the girl become violent only due to the effect of violent games? Researchers in the US have experimented on this topic, and suggest that the answer might be ‘yes’
The app has been launched globally on the iOS platform and will roll out for Android users in the coming months
YouTube Kids recently announced new measures for parents if they find kids watching inappropriate videos at home even by mistake.
Coming with the subject line “Your suspension notification”, the email contains a link to a fake Netflix page which asks for log-in information and card details
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
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?!
Once you start participating, the Dubai Fitness Challenge App will be your closest companion that will help you achieve your goal
Dubai Police revealed last week that it has investigated 83 cases of harassment on Facebook so far this year.
Here are three ill-effects of screen-gazing in the night, which you might have never thought about
Most of the daily-use smart devises and vehicles are connected to the Internet, but did you know that they can be hacked like your computer?
It’s a fun way to post live videos with friends; all you need to do is invite a friend or anyone on Instagram
Smart children like you watch these fun videos to stay safe in the online world!
Etisalat and Du have many spots around UAE for free Wi-Fi. Switch off that data pack and get online
Snapchat has started notifying the user every time someone uses the “Screen Recording” feature to save “Snaps” on iOS 11 operating system (OS)
Check out which Portals are a safe bet to buy thing online
Go ahead and try that kitten avatar or add a sprinkle of stars or rainbow light to your face!
It might actually be worth keeping your phone locked on campus, because, offers apart, the Lock&Stock app lists exclusive deals nearest to you. Lock&Stock has roped in more than 50 brands dealing in fashion, food, entertainment, and wellness.
Browsing pictures of your online friends might sound like the most harmless way to pass time, but did you know that going online or fiddling with your phone at the wrong time could cost you your life?
Whatsapp users have been eagerly waiting for these features, and finally, these are here!
Security experts in the UAE recently alerted that Snapchat has a few safety and privacy concerns about which users in this region should be aware of
Two incidents of online harassment of girls this month have brought the focus back on the urgent issue of online harassment and blackmailing in UAE.
According to Fortune Tech, the app harvests phone numbers and email addresses from smart phones in which it is installed.
While free WiFi networks can be dangerous, you will be surprised to know that a majority of the people in the UAE said they “wouldn’t think twice” before logging on to a public WiFi network, according to the 2017 Norton Wi-Fi Risk Report.
Skype recently released an all-new desktop version. Get introduced to five new features of the new Skype.
Knowing what’s good social media conduct in this region isn’t tough, as governments have social media guidelines you can follow.
Faketoken virus is capable of recording your phone calls, stealing banking credentials, and diverting incoming SMSes. It might be spreading through bulk SMS messages that prompt users to download images.
Enter the world of teenagers and young adults who create Finstagrams to show their not-so-attractive, politically incorrect and candid-to-the-bone side to people in their closest circle.
We spend almost all our waking hours glued to our computer or mobile screens. Here are a few things you should do immediately to manage our time better
Sarahah, which was developed in the Saudi Arabia, topped the list of most downloaded apps in the Apple App Store. Is it a great feedback medium or a bully’s new favourite?
As people have gotten smart about fake emails, cyber thieves are now attacking people through SMS. This new scam is called Smishing.
Password managers promise us they will keep our numerous difficult passwords safe. Can we trust them 100%?
Making a free call online might look like a better alternative to phone calls, but it can put you at risks you never knew about.
Initiatives like the Great Kindness Challenge, which aims at helping children in developing empathy, combating bullying, and building self-esteem.
The feeling of being stalked can be creepy! Your online activity leaves digital footprints that can easily lead stalkers to you. Sweat not! Here’s how you can reduce your footprint.
In this quiz, tell us what are you going to do in case you faced those situations that people usually face in the real life.
Most of us are so addicted to technology that it has almost started suffocating us. Here are seven stress management tips for technoholics.
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.
Check out this fun game and assess your knowledge in day-to-day cyber safety skills.
Share your score with your friends and see whose score is the best.
On December 15, 2016, Eichenwald said he received a message from the username @Jew_Goldstein on Twitter. The tweet was an animated image (GIF) of a blinding strobe light that said, “You deserve a seizure for your posts” in capital letters. Mr. Eichenwald, who has epilepsy, saw the post and immediately went into a seizure.
Did you know that there was a time when someone could gain control over Facebook users’ videos to edit or delete them? Dan Melamed, a cyber security researcher who worked at Microsoft and A&T helped Facebook identify the security loophole that could have impacted billions of people.
On May 12, 2017, the biggest and fastest-spreading cyber attack in recorded history hit hundreds of thousands of computers from over 150 countries. Learn more about how to protect yourself from the ‘WannaCry’ ransomware.
When people think of Snapchat, they think of a fun platform for people to chat with their friends and send fun images and videos of themselves. However, as time went by and Snapchat established itself as one of the biggest social media companies in the world, they created a ‘Discover’ section on their platform.
We hear about victims of Internet fraud all the time. People tend to simplify those stories and say that those people are so naïve and that it would never happen to them.
You may want to think twice about that.
Instagram’s social media culture does provide a great platform to share authentic photos, but not everything is as flattering and amazing as it seems in those photos. People might not use Photoshop, but they can use filters (even if they use the hashtag #NoFilter). They can give off the impression that the photo was effortlessly taken with very little or no preparation whatsoever.