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

This Messenger App has what WhatsApp doesn’t

Ever since common people became really aware of international spying agencies reading their private messages, a new type of apps emerged. These apps are focused on security and encryption. Encryption basically means that apps send people’s messages as a code that only the sender and receiver can read. One of these Messenger App is Telegram, which can be used on all your devices simultaneously (no matter how far your mobile is from your computer).

Become Invisible Online: This is the Best Browser for Internet Privacy

Did you know that spying agencies of many countries these days have tools to access all your information online, including your private messages, your images, and your web camera? Still thinking why would you want to look out for the best browser for internet privacy, if you can simply use Google Chrome, or Firefox?

New Malware in the Middle East can take Control of your Device

Have you heard about the new malware called “Slingshot” that’s straight out of a Hollywood movie? Used by online spies since 2012, Slingshot can take control of your WiFi router to have complete access to your devices connected to WiFi? This malware can hide in your router and extract personal information for your device for months without your knowledge. No images of skeletons dancing in your screen, or no signs of being hacked like typical virus attack visuals you see in movies!

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.