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

What You Need to Know about Ransomware & the WannaCry Cyber Attack

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.

Should You Trust Medical Advice on Social Media?

Be honest: have you ever came across a Facebook post for “How to lose weight”? What about other health-related topics like, “How to treat an infection without going to a doctor” or “The best way to treat cancer without chemotherapy”?

The Scary Truth about Instagram (and how it’s Ruining Our Self-Esteem)

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.

Snap Inc. Cracks Down on What You Can Discover on Snapchat

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.

The Deep Web, the Dark Net, and the Dangerous Secrets of Pedophiles

The Internet can be a very dangerous, especially for people who aren’t aware of the things that happen online. Online predators use social media to groom (and sometimes even radicalize) kids, as they can be easily swayed into doing what cyber criminals want.