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What is Cyberstalking? Examples, Prevention, Help

People talk about being stalked online. The Internet is a space that can be used for practically everything – good or bad. Cyberstalking is one such activity that is ‘bad’ and in fact even a crime, now. There is helpline […]

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Security threats in Smart Devices and Privacy Issues

A while back, an issue had come up with Samsung Smart TVs – that they collect whatever you speak in front of them and send the recording to some third party. This is done in the name of research so […]

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The revolutionary Super WiFi – TV White Space explained

A few weeks ago, we carried a story on how Microsoft intends to use TV White Space in Africa and India to provide internet connectivity to the most remote areas. In areas where installing even a cellphone tower is impossible, […]

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Windows 10 cannot connect to Internet

Windows 10 can’t or won’t connect to Internet? No Internet connection or access after upgrading to Windows 10?  There have been cases where users upgraded to Windows 10 and then they got no option to connect to the Internet. The […]

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What is Decentralized Internet?

The Internet we know, has governments and corporations involved in providing for data transfers. Servers for routing, DNS and other things are handled by government organizations and Internet Service Providers. Thus, they are able to track what you are doing […]

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Network and Internet Settings in Windows 10

The latest version Windows 10 brings the entire Settings options under one hood. We have already taken a look at the Windows 10 Personalization Settings, Privacy Settings, Devices Settings and the Update and Security settings. In this post, we will learn […]

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Warrant Canary: The FBI was not here so far, but…

Imagine a shop with a signboard, “The police was not here yet“. And suddenly, after a few weeks, the signboard is taken off. What would you deduce? That the police visited the shop? If you think so, you understand what […]

Adaptive vs Responsive Web Design

Responsive vs Adaptive web design – Which is better?

Early website developers did not have to worry much over designing websites as users would view them on computers and those computers had fixed screen resolution. With the mobile revolution, more and more people are searching on their mobile devices […]

Brute Force Attacks

Brute Force Attacks – Definition and Prevention

There are many methods hackers use to get into a computer, computer network, a website or an online service. Carrying out a Brute Force Attack is one of them. It is one of the simplest, yet time consuming method to hack […]

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Windows 10 at the core of future Internet of Things?

While Microsoft pointed out many uses of Windows 10 at its Jan 21 2015 event, it missed out on Internet of Things. Or, at least, did not bring up the topic. It talked about desktop version of Windows 10, mobile […]

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Best Short URL generator and expander services

Sharing long links over Facebook, Google Plus, Twitter and other social sites can be a pain if the sites develop a technical slag. The best practice, therefore is to shorten the URL that never expires. That said, there are dozens […]

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Peer to Peer Networks (P2P): Explanation and File Sharing

Computer networks are of two types. One is the Client server model where all computers are connected to a server computer that facilitates file sharing. The other type of computer network is Peer to Peer. Peer to peer means absence […]

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Internet Security article and tips for Windows users

Every day new and newer threats appear on the Internet. While earlier, one had to only worry about virus infections – many a times harmless pranks, we now have to face a whole new bunch of issues like Browser Hijackers, […]