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

Stay away from the Scam Apps on Google Play Store

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. You will be surprised to know that these scam apps are actually some of the most popular apps on Google Play. Some of these are ‘battery savers’, ‘phone performance boosters’, and even anti-virus apps!

What to do if your WhatsApp is hacked in UAE? TRA issues advisory

One of the most commonly used messages apps in the UAE, WhatsApp is no wonder being targeted by scammers who are trying to take advantage of its popularity to hack into sensitive information. While you might think WhatsApp is one of the most secure messaging services around, it’s actually very easy to hack someone’s WhatsApp account if one knows the phone number connected to a WhatsApp account.

Google Search Bars Ex-employees from Writing Negative Reviews

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. You never know, it might just be a flustered ex-employee of that company venting it out through a Google search review!

Kiki Challenge Alert: Watch these Deadly Accident Videos

Canadian singer Drake’s song In My Feelings is a new rage online, and it has sparked the Kiki challenge that’s something you would never ever take. It can get you killed, and it’s not fun at all. 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.

Here’s why Terrorists Love Video games

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. The Al Ameen service of Dubai police recently issued a statement on how interactive electronic games are being used by extremists to identify and groom youngsters with the aim of influencing or recruiting them.