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What do you think about Net Neutrality? – POLL

 April 23, 2015

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Net Neutrality has been one of the hottest topics on the Internet for the past 1 year. And tomorrow is going to be its D-day as far as India is concerned. What is Net Neutrality? Before we delve any further, let’s understand what Net Neutrality means. It is a principle...

6 Easy Steps to Tighten your GMail Security!

 January 13, 2015

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

We check our Gmail account for personal emails, offers, social media updates, promotions, etc., almost every day. But, reviewing our account’s security setting to ensure that it stays safe against malware and hackers is not something that most of us do. In this post, we will take you through a...

Be Careful While Searching for these Dangerous Keywords Online!

 January 8, 2015

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Going by the saying “Prevention is better than cure”, we have compiled a list of the most dangerous keywords or terms to search on the Internet. Let’s have a look at them… People search anything and everything online; from a plain search term like “Origin of cricket” to bizarre search...

Beware of the Poodle Bug!

 October 16, 2014

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

There’s a new security bug in town. Technically, it is called CVE­-2014­-3566, and elsewhere, as the Poodle Bug. Three Google engineers have discovered this security vulnerability in SSL version 3. Let’s know how this vulnerability may affect you. What is SSL? SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is an encryption service that...

Google stops labeling Freemium games as Free – Good news or bad news?

 July 22, 2014

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

In-app purchases have often been a scorn for parents of children who unknowingly carry out several purchases within their favorite apps or games. This in turn leads to high bills for these parents that gets credited to their online accounts and even leads to an increase in their data usage....

Gmail Security Checklist – 5 Great Gmail Security Tips and Tricks

 July 11, 2014

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Without doubt, Gmail is the most popular and widely used email service all across the world today and maybe even of all time. Almost anyone who has Internet access has a functional email account, and more likely than not, an active Gmail account. Some of the features and services that...

How You Can Stop Strangers From Emailing You On Gmail

 January 13, 2014

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Thanks to a new feature in Gmail, anyone with a Google plus profile will be able to e-mail you, even if they are a complete stranger. And as obvious it is, you can also reply them back. Now if you think this new feature is not so cool, and would...

GBP 800,000 from Google! Nope, it’s a Scam

 June 28, 2013

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Google helps you find answers to your questions; Google gives away apps for free; Google has an awesome hangout for you and your pals, but Google never pays you 800,000 British pounds! That’s right! One more online scam that has been making rounds on the Internet is the Google Award...

Instagram: What you need to know

 April 3, 2013

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

In an earlier post we talked about various apps and the risks associated with them. In these subsequent posts, we will scratch the surface a little bit and dig a little deeper to understand the privacy implications of one app in particular – Instagram. Now, that our very own Big...