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...
Sri Lanka is facing a number of security issues, as political and religious tensions grow within the country. Many religious communities country have been targeted by different terrorist groups and angry crowds, creating a fragile peace in a country still recovering from its civil war a decade ago. As a result, the Sri Lankan government is...
What is rule 41 and how does it affect you, living outside the U.S? Rule 41 authorizes federal magistrate judges to issue warrants for law enforcement searches and seizures. But it contains an important limitation: it requires the government to get a warrant from a judge in the jurisdiction where they want to conduct the...
Due to pressure from movie studios and television producers, Showbox has been effectively banned in several parts of the world. The free torrenting service had been targeted for intellectual property rights violations and copyright infringement. Although Showbox tried to rebrand, it has become extremely difficult to access the service in many countries. A number of...
Net neutrality often hits the news headlines, so what is net neutrality and how does it affect you? In this article, we’ll explain the ins and outs of net neutrality and why there’s such a big fuss about it. We’ll also explain what you can do to get around unfair restrictions if net neutrality becomes...
If you have ever taken interest in the Great Firewall of China, you have probably heard of Shadowsocks. It is often mistaken for a VPN-based technology — but while some of the functions overlap, Shadowsocks and VPNs are two completely different things. This article will help you understand the different aspects of the two technologies....
Most top-rated VPN providers claim to have a strict no-logs policy – but can you really trust them? With little to no evidence, we don’t blame you for being hesitant to take nothing but a VPN provider’s word when it comes to the security of your sensitive personal data. has always claimed to have a...
The US Senate has voted to allow Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to sell the web browsing histories and geolocation data of their customers to advertisers and partner companies. Yes, you read that right, your privacy is up for sale with the support of the US Senate. Nothing, it seems, is sacred, or private, anymore. So...
Watching Netflix on Kodi can be a challenge – especially since the link to the alelec repository, where the add-on could be found in the past, no longer works. Luckily, you don’t need that link to access Netflix on the latest version of Kodi. While Kodi 18 Leia is still in beta testing – meaning...
While many would argue that Gmail is the best email platform there is, there are those who disagree. Whether it’s the promotional emails, the different labels and tags, or you’re worried about your security, Gmail might not be the best email option for you. Luckily, there’s a simple way to delete your account, but since...