We’ve argued before that online anonymity is important. And as the notion of privacy gets trampled on with each passing year, online privacy only becomes more important. You’d be surprised by what someone can do with just your IP address. Which is why many people use fake IP addresses. To be clear, “fake IP address”

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What can you do if someone is using your personal email address? If your family and friends get suspicious mails from your address, you might think you’ve been hacked. Similarly, if you get spam from someone you know, has their system been compromised? This is a process called email spoofing. It’s surprisingly simple to do

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You’ve received a call claiming to be from your Internet Service Provider (ISP). The operator claims that your modem is about to expire or that someone has been using your internet connection. They’re going to help you “fix” this, but at some point, they’re either going to ask for money, for remote access to your

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WhatsApp is taking the first step in trying to combat misinformation being spread via its platform. With over 1 billion people now using WhatsApp it has become the default option for spreading rumors to lots of people both quickly and efficiently. This Message Has Been Forwarded to You WhatsApp will now add a small “Forwarded”

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It’s that time of the year when your interest veers towards Amazon, but it’s also that time of year where you can get befuddled by fake Amazon reviews. Have you learned to spot them yet? The Review Index (in beta as of this writing) can help you buy that perfect electronic gadget without wondering whether all those

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How to Spot Fake Reviews on Amazon

Wednesday, 27 September 2017 by

Don’t trust that 5-star review or rating on Amazon to make up your mind about a product. There’s a good chance it’s a fake (i.e. a commissioned review by the seller). The only way to find a true opinion is to learn how to spot these fakes. Amazon has faced this problem for some time

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