During my four years working at Google, I was amazed by the extent of the information the company has on its users. To create this article, I also spoke with 14 engineers currently working at Google, so you can understand what Google knows about your gender, age, and home and work addresses – not to mention...
In 2016 and 2017, a series of data breaches affecting government bodies, businesses and private individuals has led to an increase in spending on cybersecurity. The Equifax Inc. breach had enormous implications for the approximately 145 million people whose data was compromised. Consequently, the company is in the throes of a significant internal overhall. In...
Torrenting is one of the fastest growing ways to share files on the internet, and in principle, it is legal. However, sharing and downloading unsanctioned copyrighted material is illegal, and this leave torrents, those that provide the services, and those that use them in a very grey area. Because it’s difficult to determine the legality of shared files,...
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...
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...
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...
Are you a torrenting enthusiast in the United States? We’re sure you want to hold on to that privilege—and you should! But if you’re file sharing without protecting yourself, your activity, and your computer, then your fun could turn into a major headache. In short, you need a virtual private network (VPN). Between serious security...
Telecinco is one of Spain’s best TV channels, and their already-stacked content lineup is about to get a lot more exciting. In addition to being the home of reality show favorites like Salvame, Pasapalabra, Gran hermano and Got Talent Espana, Telecinco’s parent company Mediaset Espana recently announced that they’ve locked in the rights to the...
Malaysia’s internet is governed by strict censorship policies that threaten your freedom and privacy. A high-quality VPN is essential to access restricted websites and protect yourself online. The government censors politically charged websites, YouTube videos, and even Facebook pages. You can also get in trouble for what you say online in Malaysia. In 2012, the...
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...