Online Sense is ICDL Arabia's philanthropic arm aimed at raising public awareness on Cyber Safety.

YouTube to Hire 10,000 People to Control Content that Endangers Children

YouTube will hire 10,000 people to monitor and control violent extremism on the popular video streaming platform, along with curbing content that endangers children. In an interview to The Daily Telegraph, Susan Wojcicki, Chief Executive of the Google-owned video-sharing site, said on Monday that “bad actors are exploiting” YouTube to “mislead, manipulate, harass or even harm”.

Facebook Messenger Kids – New Chat App for Kids

Facebook on Monday unveiled a version of its Messenger application for children, aimed at enabling kids under 12 to connect with others under parental supervision. Messenger Kids is being rolled out for Apple iOS mobile devices in the United States on a test basis as a standalone video chat and messaging app.

Banks in UAE raise an alert on vishing (voice phishing)

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. The technique these criminals use is called vishing (The name is a combination of ‘voice call’ and ‘phishing’, which scamming people via email). The vishing scam has assumed such serious proportions that bankers have issued public warnings against it.

How to set up and use Apple pay

Open up the Wallet app on your iPhone or go to Settings and then “Wallet & Apple Pay”. You will be prompted to add a card. Add in your card’s details, and your code and your card is set up. It’s as easy as that. If you have a card stored in your Apple account for iTunes purchases – then you are prompted to either continue with that card – or set up a new one

Online Free Call: Now make Unlimited Voice, Video calls in UAE for $13

Before we go ahead with the good news, we would like to reiterate that the ban on Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) in the UAE has still not been lifted. Having said that, people still continue to use the VoIP feature of apps such as Skype and WhatsApp to make online free calls by switching on VPNs, but that’s not legal.