As the market for mobile phone spy software grows in parallel with all things digital it’s a reasonable question to ask whether it’s legal. The vendors will tell that it is, and it is, but then again if you don’t tell the person you are spying on that you are spying on them, it’s illegal. Confused? Read on.
Computer viruses come and computer viruses go. But they’re always present. Some slip by without much attention, others cause tremendous damage. Some have slowed the internet to a crawl; others have sought to control every machine on the planet. Get the inside track on some of the most notable.
With over 10 popular web browsers out there, how are you supposed to know which will protect you and offer you with the services you need? Well, the good news is you don’t. There’s a lot to consider when looking for a good browser, and BullGuard is here to help you find the right one.
By looking at the browsers and checking for basic features like pop-up blocking, html5 support and private browsing, as well as features like flash, acid test scores and IPv6 support, it was easy to cull a few. And after delving into security and privacy features, only a few were left. But when it was all said and done, our vote is Firefox, without a doubt.
This statement by an online hacktivist pretty much sums up the ethos of many, who take it as their responsibility to protect the online world from the encroachment of government and big business. It’s what spurs and motivates many hacktivist groups to carry out high profile attacks aimed at embarrassing those in authority and mocking those who claim the Internet as their commercial playground.
The Internet Archive has launched games from some of the earliest home game consoles like the Atari and the Astrocade. You can find games such as Pacman, Frogger and Space Invaders on there, with more on their way.
A lot of flak has been flying in Facebook’s direction the past few
days – and parents and those who take care of children will rightly have serious
concerns. Protecting children from Facebook will become mandatory.
Def Con is a long running conference for hackers to meet live and discuss all things hacking. Last year marked the second year for the Def Con Kids program, an initiative aimed at educating young children/hackers on the skills and ethics they will need. Topics include competing to find the most bugs in a mobile app, general hacking ethics to understanding digital forensics of an investigation of a crime scene.
A week ago, a UK Government official advised web users to use fake details, names and other personal information when logging in to social media websites. His statement sparked controversy and was frowned upon by fellow politicians.
You might think that testing security software is an exercise in scientific, unbiased objectivity – a study of mathematical precision. This might lead you to think that such test results are The Truth, and that there is no room for discussion.
If that’s what you think, you’re wrong. Partly wrong, at least.
The point is the same as that of any other blog: to get your attention.
Why do we want your attention? There are a couple of reasons, actually – and it’s not that we are a bunch of 19-years-olds pushing for international celeb status.