Although there is little government surveillance or censorship of the internet in Austria, there are still plenty of threats to your online privacy and plenty of barriers to freely accessing web content from around the world. That means there are plenty of reasons to use a VPN. Corporate geoblocks restrict your access to streaming services....
As quickly as you can plug it in, the Amazon Fire TV Stick turns any TV with an HDMI input into a smart TV that streams Amazon Prime, Hulu, YouTube TV, live network TV, cable channels and more … as long as you are in the US. For those of us living outside the US...
At last, it’s time to learn what becomes of the ruthless rise to power of Congressman Frank Underwood and his wife, Claire. Will Claire stay on top or fall in disgrace like her husband? The hit US series House of Cards returns to Netflix in November for its 6th and final season, but in many...
Chromebooks are impressive machines – lightweight wonders that browse the web at superfast speeds even with dozens of tabs open. Unfortunately, the trade-offs for all that speed and convenience are significant privacy and security threats. First off, unless you’re a tech wiz who can install sneaky workarounds, you’re stuck with Chrome as your only browser...
Our team of security researchers was researching dating apps client-side security, and one of the main focus targets was Tinder. After initial reconnaissance steps were done, a Tinder domain with multiple client-side security issues was found – meaning hackers could have access to users’ profiles and details. Immediately after finding these vulnerabilities, we contacted Tinder...
If you don’t have a smart TV, you can still bring web-based streaming services to your home’s big screen with Chromecast. This lightweight device from Google allows you to stream content from almost any device directly to your TV. That’s the good news. The only problem is, the streaming services available with Chromecast are region-specific....
Argentina’s government regularly reaffirms its commitment to free speech, citizen privacy, and non-discrimination. However, those priorities are not always easy to balance, and vague language in laws creates unintended threats to internet freedom in the country. For example, a sweeping data rentention law enacted in 2004 was struck down by the Supreme Court of Argentina...
It’s no secret that the web can be a dangerous place. Threats ranging from spies and viruses to hackers and scammers lurk behind every virtual corner, endangering everyone from large corporations to innocent café customers. As we all search for ways to stay safe online, antivirus software and virtual private networks (VPNs) have emerged as...
From the latest Premier League games to in-depth NASCAR, NFL, NHL, and golf coverage, NBC Sports has it all – at least, for American viewers. If you’re trying to watch NBC Sports from outside the USA, you’ll be blocked from accessing the channel. NBC Sports uses geoblocks to ensure only people residing in the USA...
The 2018 PGA European tour moves onto the Netherlands with the KLM Open. The event takes place at The Dutch, Spijk, from September 13th to September 16th, and with names like Lee Westwood and Ross Fisher on the entry list, it should be an event to remember. If you are not lucky enough to have...