Gemalto Claim SIM Cards Still Safe After NSA Hack – Unless You Use 2G

by Paul Davies, February 25, 2015

When global giant Gemalto came out earlier this week and said it believed the NSA and GCHQ had made at least two attempts to hack into its network and steel vital encryption keys, it insisted that mobile data transfer was still intrinsically secure. However, following a more in-depth report released … Continue reading

WhatsApp Certainly Aren’t Chatting About Their Own Own Security Breach

by Paul Davies, February 20, 2015

Following the mass exodus from Facebook, mainly due to its ability to monitor your every online move, many people (especially younger generations) have taken to WhatsApp to become their message and file sharing program of choice. Not only does WhatsApp send files and share photos amongst selected groups without charge, … Continue reading

Simplelocker Just Got a Whole Lot More Complex

by Paul Davies, February 11, 2015

The existence of the Simplelocker virus is not new news. In fact, this version of ransomware has been around since the middle of last year. But, as with almost any software, upgrades are inevitable. And with Simplelocker Mark 2, the upgrade brings with it seriously bad news for a whole … Continue reading

Big Brother is Alive and Well in Canada

by Paul Davies, February 6, 2015

For years it has been suggested that Governments across the world have been monitoring what we are downloading from the web. But it looks like in Canada they have finally got the proof. CBC news have revealed their own evidence which shows that Canada’s leading surveillance agency, the CSE (Communications … Continue reading

Compromising Privacy for Network Speed?

by Paul Davies, February 2, 2015

One of the key factors to consider when choosing the right VPN software is the effect that it can have on the speed of your network. By its very nature, VPN is an additional process that your PC must go through to be able to exchange information via the internet. … Continue reading

Filled under : Network Speed , Online Privacy

President Obama Seeks Greater Cyber Protection

by Paul Davies, January 18, 2015

Following a spate of cyber-attacks on key US corporations, President Obama announced at the Federal Trade Commission Offices on Monday, what we have been saying for years, more has to be done to keep the internet, and the information on it, secure. Within his speech, Obama stated that cyber safety … Continue reading

Filled under : Internet Security

Cameron Calling for Access to WhatsApp

by Paul Davies, January 14, 2015

Following the almost unbelievable events in France over the past week, UK Prime Minister David Cameron is now looking to ban encrypted messaging services such as WhatsApp, iMessage and CryptoChat unless the service providers behind these highly popular products provide access to all encrypted data to the intelligence and security … Continue reading

What Is a VPN Service?

by Paul Davies, January 14, 2015

A high quality Virtual Private Network Service offers every user the ability to connect to the internet via traditional public infrastructure but whilst enjoying the same level of security they would benefit from should they be connected to their own private network. Whenever your device connects to the web it … Continue reading

How Does VPN Software Work?

by Paul Davies, January 8, 2015

A VPN or Virtual Private Network is a piece of software that sits on each individual computer, phone or tablet providing a secure and reliable connection between two points of contact on the internet. When you use Easy Hide VPN, it is as if you are on the same private … Continue reading

Can You Stop Malware and Viruses with VPN software?

by Paul Davies, December 31, 2014

If you ask a general user who has both Anti-Virus and Firewall protection installed on their network whether their data is fully protected from malware and virus attacks they would probably answer with a resounding ‘yes’. But in reality, this is far from the case. You May Not Be As … Continue reading

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