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A Complete Guide to the Top Virtual Private Network Systems

by Aigerim Berzinya - Jul 28, 2022

VPN is an essential tool to protect your data online. Moreover, it helps you avoid any countries' restrictions and access required content. However, it is important to choose the right VPN platform since some of them can sell your data. This is a complete list of the best VPNs in 2020.

How GPS is Used to Prevent Online Poker Cheating

How GPS is Used to Prevent Online Poker Cheating

by Stephen Schroeder - Jul 27, 2022

These days, people rarely go out without a sat nav, and even when they’re on foot around a city, they might have Google maps on their phone, navigating from place to place. Athletes use GPS to track how far they run and how fast, mapping their personal best times and ensuring they prepare adequately for distance running.

16 Worst and Most Extreme Ways Employers are Spying on Their People

16 Worst and Most Extreme Ways Employers are Spying on Their People

by Aigerim Berzinya - Feb 11, 2022

There are regular employee tracking apps which offer a usual set of features, such as GPS monitoring, performance tracking, closed messaging employees` groups, time tracking features, and etc. However, some of them can be considered as too invasive like incognito agents. This article is about spying apps used for secretly monitoring employees` activities at work (maybe not only at work).

Personal Privacy in the Age of Coronavirus

Personal Privacy in the Age of Coronavirus

by Aigerim Berzinya - Apr 05, 2020

Some governments are trying to increase surveillance of their citizens during the coronavirus pandemic. Other governments will try to banish encryption under the same pretense. Is this moral? More importantly, is this something we are ready to lose permanently when the pandemic ends?

Online and Personal Privacy in Post-Brexit UK

by Aigerim Berzinya - Mar 05, 2020

After December 31, 2020, the UK will formally no longer be part of the EU. Brexit will have lasting consequences on many areas. The area we’re concerned the most is the (online) privacy of UK citizens.

A Complete Guide to Increasing Online Privacy in 2020

A Complete Guide to Increasing Online Privacy in 2020

by Aigerim Berzinya - Feb 05, 2020

Being secure online can be hard, especially if you’re using a multitude of devices and services. But today it is more important than ever to have your data secure since any individual can be targeted with malware, phishing scams, hacking attacks, and other forms of cyber-attacks.

Strava Users Receiving Strange Emails from a Fishy-Looking Account

Strava Users Receiving Strange Emails from a Fishy-Looking Account

by Aigerim Berzinya - Dec 13, 2019

Many Strava users were shocked by receiving an email from a Strava "lonely beautiful girl". What?

The App Defense Alliance and Pavel Durov's Opinion about WhatsApp Latest Security Flow

The App Defense Alliance and Pavel Durov's Opinion about WhatsApp Latest Security Flow

by Aigerim Berzinya - Nov 26, 2019

Google needs help for Android malware problem while getting access to private medical records. Moreover, WhatsApp security flaw leaves private user data prone to hacking attacks.

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Google, Amazon, and Facebook Trackers Were Found on Most of Your Streaming TV Channels

Google, Amazon, and Facebook Trackers Were Found on Most of Your Streaming TV Channels

by Aigerim Berzinya - Oct 07, 2019

Cutting cables meant becoming free from cable companies and channels filled with obnoxious advertisements, right? Well, we’re now free from ads, in some cases, but are also scanned and tracked like never before.

Instagram Helper Apps and Tools: Can You Trust Them?

Instagram Helper Apps and Tools: Can You Trust Them?

by Aigerim Berzinya - Sep 19, 2019

Instagram takes so much time and energy, but we still keep using it. Sometimes there is a feeling that people live in virtual "Instagram world" and do not care about the reality. They use different apps to make it more brightful. However, are the Instagram helper apps harmless? Can we trust them?

We Know What Youtube and Facebook Did This Summer

We Know What Youtube and Facebook Did This Summer

by Aigerim Berzinya - Sep 09, 2019

Recently Youtube was fined $170 million for violating kids’ privacy. And oops...Facebook did it again! 400 million phone numbers were not protected enough.

Twitter, NordVPN and Avast Data Breaches and “Mind Your Own Business Act of 2019”

by Aigerim Berzinya - Oct 29, 2019

Twitter, like Facebook, did a huge disservice to their users and served user 2FA data to advertisers. NordVPN and Avast confessed about the latest data breaches. What shall we expect from Ron Wyden's bill proposal “Mind Your Own Business Act of 2019”?

Camscanner, a Hugely Popular Android App, Shipped with a Malicious Malware

by Aigerim Berzinya - Aug 29, 2019

Camscanner is a very popular app for Android. Recently, Kaspersky Labs informed Google about Camscanner’s malicious code and the app was removed from Google Play immediately. What should we be aware of before downloading the next app?

Privacy Law in Education: Personal Student Data Can Be Threatened

Privacy Law in Education: Personal Student Data Can Be Threatened

by Aigerim Berzinya - Aug 28, 2019

Who to blame for data breach again? Who is responsible for personal data vulnerability? All these questions are raised up once one more time data has been stolen. We forget about simple steps on how to protect our personal information. Remind your children how to prevent losing data and protect yourself from online threats.

Be Aware: Google Removed these Apps from Google Play Store

Be Aware: Google Removed these Apps from Google Play Store

by Aigerim Berzinya - Jul 26, 2019

Downloading apps to your devices, we do not think of any potential threats from it. We have made a list of applications which have been deleted from Google Play Store by Google itself. Do you know why? Here is the answer.

Ad Blockers are Super Popular Right Now and for a Reason

Ad Blockers are Super Popular Right Now and for a Reason

by Aigerim Berzinya - Jun 03, 2019

Were you annoyed by ads when it suddenly stops a video you were watching or blocks an article you were reading? We are surrounded by online advertisement. It seems like there is no way to hide from it. Thanks to geniuses who invented ad blockers. How does it work and what apps to use? The answers are here.

Facebook Managed to Get Itself Involved in Three Security Blunders in Less Than a Month

by Aigerim Berzinya - Apr 29, 2019

We are getting more worried about online data privacy. How to keep your private information protected and still use social media platforms? This question was asked by millions of Facebook users. Well, nothing is perfect and you have to evaluate an online risk and be prepared for circumstances. Here you go, scandals are continued.

Location Sharing Tips: Shoulds and Shouldn’ts

Location Sharing Tips: Shoulds and Shouldn’ts

by Aigerim Berzinya - Apr 04, 2019

Location sharing is a very useful feature, especially if you have a big family or upcoming event with a huge number of guests. However, it is a double-edged sword. You have to be careful when sharing your location and know what you should do and should not do.

Private Search Engines Could Shake Google's Empire in Years to Come

Private Search Engines Could Shake Google's Empire in Years to Come

by Aigerim Berzinya - Mar 13, 2019

Google is one of the most powerful search engines we have ever known. It dominates all other sources and it still has been developed. However, Google has damaged its reputation in data privacy incidents. What would happen if Google was replaced by other private search engines? Is it possible?

2019 Starts with New Data Privacy Issues: Cell Carriers Sold Users' Data

2019 Starts with New Data Privacy Issues: Cell Carriers Sold Users' Data

by Aigerim Berzinya - Jan 16, 2019

This year has started off with a major new location data privacy scandal. AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile have all been caught sharing and selling location data — again — after they had already pledged to the US Congress to stop. Will there ever be any consequences for their consistent trampling of users' privacy rights?

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Steps to Start a Security Business

Business | by Aigerim Berzinya - Sep 13, 2022

However, venturing into this business requires making the right moves as you plan to start. This article will provide a step-by-step analysis of what you need to do until you have set up your security business.

How to Deliver Fair and Unbiased Performance Evaluations with the Help of Employee Tracking Data

How to Deliver Fair and Unbiased Performance Evaluations with the Help of Employee Tracking Data

Privacy & Security | by Aigerim Berzinya - Aug 12, 2022

With the beginning of each year comes a time when managers need to prepare and deliver employee reviews. This fairly predictive process requires employees to write down their strong sides, along with the job aspects that need improvement.

ESL 101: Understanding Automated Price Tag Labelling

ESL 101: Understanding Automated Price Tag Labelling

Technology | by Aigerim Berzinya - Aug 08, 2022

The concept of electronic shelf labeling is a timesaver that improves the overall efficiency of retailers around the world. In Europe, and several other nations, ESL has already been applied in retail stores, which helps one to change prices for a product (due to promos) on any shelf and a lot more. ESL improves in-store efficiencies by allowing customers to find what they are looking for in an incredibly easy way, i.e., by getting the information via their smartphones.

A Complete Guide to the Top Virtual Private Network Systems

A Complete Guide to the Top Virtual Private Network Systems

Privacy & Security | by Aigerim Berzinya - Jul 28, 2022

VPN is an essential tool to protect your data online. Moreover, it helps you avoid any countries' restrictions and access required content. However, it is important to choose the right VPN platform since some of them can sell your data. This is a complete list of the best VPNs in 2020.