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WiFi Hotspot Protector For Apple iOS Devices - always on guard for safety of your sensitive data

WiFi Hotspot ProtectorWith nearly 5 million WiFi hotspots available worldwide, it’s easy to chat, shop online, pay for the services and work no matter where you are. Airports, hotels, coffee shops, malls, and parks have public WiFi hotspots. But except for travelers and freelancers, these places attract hackers and identity thieves.

Even inexperienced cyber criminals can set up a rogue access point, so-called evil twin, perform a ‘man in the middle’ attack, and begin eavesdropping on / ‘sniffing’ your traffic. You might think you are talking to your friend and sent your password to a man-in-the-middle. You may think you are connecting to the Starbucks WiFi hotspot when actually connecting to an evil twin and letting someone install malware on your device or clone your identity.

That is when WiFi Hotspot Protector comes in handy. This new security app is always on guard for the safety of your sensitive emails, credit card information, photos and passwords from your accounts. No need to stop using the speedy internet in WiFi hotspots. Each time you are using public hotspots with WiFi Hotspot Protector, you are safe.

WiFi Hotspot Protector For Apple iOS Devices

Let's Encrypt - Free, Automated, and Open SSL Certification Service

Let's EncryptWith so much of personal and sensitive information flowing through internet which can be easily tapped into, end-to-end encryption should be the default mode of online communication. But to achieve that website owners not only need to purchase SSL certificates from verified registry's but also have to install(takes 2-3 hours), and manage them which makes them keep using HTTP instead of HTTPS.

Let’s Encrypt is all set to change that, the new "free certificate authority" lets everyone be up and running with basic server certificates for their domains through a simple one-click process. Backed by tech biggies like Mozilla, Cisco, Akamai, Electronic Frontier Foundation and IdenTrust etc. this new offering will be free, automated, transparent, secure and open.

Checkout how easy it is to add free, instant https security to your domains with Let's Encrypt in the demonstration video shared below.

Free, Automated, and Open-source SSL Certification Service
Free SSL Offer

Tox - A New Kind of Instant Messaging

Tox LogoThere would be a bunch of popular instant-messengers out there which we can name without taking a breath, however majority of them can be and are getting snooped into by governmental agencies and hackers. Free, Multi-platform and open-sourced Tox instant-messenger aims to solve this by providing an easy to use method to connect with friends and family without anyone else listening-in. Users can not only enjoy secure and encrypted instant-chats but also voice and video calls without the fear of anybody listening into it, also unlike other big-name services which require you to pay for additional features, Tox is totally free, and comes without advertising.

Tox Interface

This Is Why You Should Delete Your Facebook Account Permanently

Facebook to buy WhatsApp for $19 billion, the question is what about your privacy now?

Facebook "Likes" WhatsApp in a big way, so big, that they bought it for a whooping deal valuing $19 billion. The deal involves paying WhatsApp team a total of $4 billion in cash, $12 billion in stock and $3 billion in restricted stock vested over several years. It is to be noted that this deal is worth more than what Facebook raised in its own IPO, this is not all - the acquisition is not only the company's largest but also bigger than any that Google, Microsoft or Apple have ever done.

WhatsApp strictly stuck to the "No Ads" and "100% Private" no data sharing policy for long maintaining the 450 million monthly active userbase, with this acquisition the big question is "What about privacy and intrusive advertising which facebook is often associated with?". Well both facebook and WhatsApp has written about this as shared below.

facebook buys whatsapp

[Video] Google Blackmail Is Finally Here For You...

Google finally takes out it's nuke to get you all.

Google Blackmail

Go Away Cameron : Chrome Extension Allows Users To Bypass ISP Level Porn Filters

United Kingdom internet service providers recently started enforcing censorship on adult websites in the country, and within days a simple to use install and forget solution allows users to bypass this censorship for FREE. The smart Google Chrome extension automatically uses a proxy service to reroute the traffic when the asked for website returns an error message from ISP saying the website is blocked in UK. This approach is simple and smart as it does not require the extension to maintain or check a list of blocked websites, the proxy automatically kicks in when an blocked message is encountered.

Go away Cameron

FBI Can Activate Your Computer Camera Without Triggering The Light Which Tells When It's Recording

We all are now very well aware of the fact that almost all big government's use cyber-warfare to spy on each other and individuals of interest, NSA, USA's cyber-weapon Flame, suspected Chinese spying using Electric Kettles and other communication devices are prime public examples of this.

The latest revelations made by "The Washington Post's" story "FBI’s search for ‘Mo,’ suspect in bomb threats, highlights use of malware for surveillance" provides further glimpses onto how intrusive these tactics can get. The FBI's ability to covertly activate a users computer camera without triggering the notification light which informs the user that it is being recorded is one such example, While used for good purpose of catching criminals and controlling terrorism now what happens when the technology gets leaked or gets abused by whom which have access to it now to settle personal scores or invade one's privacy?

FBI Camera Spying

The "Big G" Wants To Track Everywhere You Go And Target Advertising

We all know that Google (or infact any online service supported by advertising) and privacy do not get along very well, be it the Google Shared Endorsements, the all-new Smart Caller ID, Google Street View and even Google Glass. The aim of Google to get more and more information about you (see Google Toilet video) is not only to help organize your life but also do highly targeted behavioral advertising (see The Google Master Plan) and Google is now taking this to a whole new level with reports of a beta program which tracks consumers purchasing habits at physical stores via smartphones.

Google Tracking

Google To Pair Your G+ Photo With Your Phone Number And Show To Anyone Who Calls You

Google Android 4.4 KitKat brings some changes which will definitely raise some eyebrows, specially with users who are touchy about their privacy. After amending their TOS which enables Google to use your photos in advertisements all across the web via Google Shared Endorsement, the company is now making your Google+ photo connected to your phone number which will be shown to any user on their Android mobile phone as Caller ID when they dial your phone number. Currently this "Smart Caller ID" feature which is now live on Android 4.4 shows caller ID photos pulled automatically from verified Google Places and Google Apps customer accounts. This feature will however get expended to include personal Google+ accounts in early 2014, after this expansion anyone with an verified phone number and discovery turned on in G+ profile will have their names and profile photos display on each others screen even if they have not exchanged/saved contact information. Thankfully, users can easily opt-out and disable this feature as shown below.

Google Plus Photo Connection
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