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

Should you #DeleteFacebook Today…

A survey conducted last week in the United States and Germany showed that for the first time in the history of Facebook, the largest number of people have come forward to say that they are losing trust in Facebook over privacy. Strong reactions against Facebook come after recent revelations that an US-based research company ‘extracted’ the private information of more than 50 million Facebook in 2014. This information was sold to Cambridge Analytica, a company that reportedly used it during the pre-election campaign of US President Donald Trump.

Meet the Selfie Daredevils! Don’t try to become One among them!

Have you been seeing those dizzying, death-defying photos on social media? The photographers are certainly racking up followers with these pictures but while the views in the pictures can take your breath away, the risk these photographers take is huge! For these photographers, the risk seems worth the reward in the form of Instagram followers, and global trending. Daniel Lau is one such photographer who posts pictures in breathtakingly risky locations, mostly at high altitudes. He has more than 15,000 Instagram followers.

More than a Million Online Shoppers in UAE Exposed to Scams

As people in the UAE warm up to the idea of online shopping like never before, they are also attracting the unwanted attention of scammers. In case you are one among those online deal hunters, you are among 1 million online consumers in the region, who are vulnerable to the trickery of scammers. A report by reputed online security company Norton recently revealed how big the problem currently is.

Eight Apps you didn’t know can be Harmful to Children!

We are sure that as a parent you are always concerned about your children don’t indulge in self-harm in their ignorance, or even more importantly, don’t keep secrets from you, which might eventually prove dangerous for them. But have you ever thought that you might be ignorant about your children’s activities, and come to know about them only when it is too late?

Are VPNs Legal in GCC, Egypt and Iraq?

If you are concerned about your online privacy or you want to access sites blocked in your country then VPNs (Virtual Private Networks) won’t occur are technical mumbo jumbo to you. In case it did hit you as Latin and Hungarian, here’s what VPNs are. As their name implies, VPNs create a sort of private network or connection between you and a website you visit, without anyone being to find out you are accessing that website, and from where.