It's more common than most people realise and recovering from it can cost time and money. But if you're prepared, know how to react and do so quickly, you can limit the damage done by identity theft.

How to recover from online identity theft

The Federal Trade Commission of the US government recently released a guide for people responding to identity theft. While the guide is aimed at citizens of the USA many of the steps can also be applied by people in other countries to deal with identity theft. The first step of course is securing whatever account or data has been stolen. Try reseting passwords

How to recover from online identity theft

It's more common than most people realise and recovering from it can cost time and money. But if you're prepared

A recent story in fusion magazine exposed one of the most active global groups which are fighting for the privacy of us all, all over the world. The group named privacy international is doing an amazing job on all fronts. It investigates the secret world of government surveillance, exposes the companies enabling it, advocates for strong national, regional, and international laws that protect privacy, and conducts research to catalyze policy change.

And they are not afraid to get their hands dirty in the process, as Fusion reports:

“On the second floor of a narrow brick building in the London Borough

Meet the privacy activists who spy on the surveillance industry

A recent story in fusion magazine exposed one of the most active global groups which are fighting for the privacy

It's the most used programme on the majority of computers and most peoples way of accessing the internet. Internet browsers can be customised to suit your tastes, enhance your security and browsing experience.

How to customise your web browser safely

Beware of the dangers

Alot of browser based malware falls under the customisation category. Something as simple as an add-on to change colours and backgrounds can also monitor browser acitivity and reveal sensitive information to hackers. Others can hijack your browser changing your homepage or bombarding you with pop-up ads. Research add-ons before downloading to make sure they're trustworthy and aren't putting your data at risk.

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How to safely customise your web browser

It's the most used programme on the majority of computers and most peoples way of accessing the internet. Internet browsers

We're always emphasising how important an antivirus and VPN are but what's the difference and why do you need both?

A VPN and antivirus both provide preventive protection from common cyber-threats. Good antivirus software will warn you of dangerous files or websites. A good VPN prevents snoopers from collecting information that could be used to hack your accounts or phishing attempts.

A growing threat is the risk of public wifi, using cheap and easily available equipment there are numerous ways a hacker can intercept data passing from your phone through the wifi connection to the internet. In the worst case

You need an Antivirus & VPN for ultimate security

We're always emphasising how important an antivirus and VPN are but what's the difference and why do you need both

Back in October 2013 “Der Spiegel” published a story about Angela Merkel’s phone being tapped by the NSA. The story which was part of the Edward Snowden revelations shocked the German people.

PENTAGON PERSONNEL NOW TALKING ON ‘NSA-PROOF’ SMARTPHONES

But since then we have learned that the “five eyes”, referring to an intelligence alliance comprising Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States, is basically spying and monitoring the entire world’s communication and digital information flow. It seems to do so without exceptions.

Or at least we thought so. Now, as it turns out according to some publications, that many security agencies

PENTAGON PERSONNEL NOW TALKING ON ‘NSA-PROOF’ SMARTPHONES

Back in October 2013 “Der Spiegel” published a story about Angela Merkel’s phone being tapped by the NSA. The