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Surfshark Review: Cheap & Best VPN Software at Just $1.99 Per Month

Before directly jumping into the Surfshark review, let’s talk about VPN first. If you already have some knowledge about VPNs, you may skip the ‘about VPN’ section of this article.

About VPN

The internet is censored in all perspectives. It is good thing for half of the world but restricts access to the important links in the information. The other half of the world still need this freedom of accessing knowledge.

Restrictions aren’t badThe freedom of access to information on internet is as wild as nature with danger and opportunity at equal level. This poses risk to the society if the information is exposed directly to the users in front of the computer – as the computer will not know the age of the user.

Why VPN?

VPN is Virtual Private Network where an user connect to the private network to operate out of the restriction based public network.

Why you need a VPN?

Access to unrestricted web – You can access unrestricted web using a VPN software, it gives access to all content with any censorship.

Privacy set froth – Through VPN, search engines and advertisers cannot track the user to push targeted ads. No cookies can be used to track the user’s behaviour on internet. It projects clean browsing experience to the user ensuring safety and privacy of personal information.

What is Surfshark VPN?

Surfshark Is a VPN software – one of such kind of software that was talked about in above introduction part. Located in the British Virgin Islands where there are no obligation law to the data retention, Surfshark finds a perfect place to run their servers.


Located in the 50 different parts of the world with their servers connecting and switching through the optimal locations that are nearer to the user’s location. The DNSs will be automatically changed along with IPs to create a secured mask.

However, Surfshark does not collect the data from incoming and outgoing IP addresses, browsing, downloading or purchasing history, VPN servers you use, used bandwidth, session information, connection timestamps and network traffic, thus giving privacy the first priority.

Features of Surfshark:

Unrestricted Internet – The core feature of the VPN software that opens gates to the unrestricted web for original information access.

Faster internet – There will be no difference between the speeds of normal connection and VPN connection. Unlike other VPN software programs, Surfshark VPN implements intelligent IP and DNS switching technologies that ensure faster internet to the user.

Clean web – As the trackers cannot trace the users behaviour, no personalised ads will be showed while browsing. No malware will be pushed onto the web browsers promising safety to the user.

Kill switch – This feature will safeguard the connection in case if it is compromised.

Multihop – This feature establishes double VPN chain giving twice the layer of security.

Encryption – The top class encryption algorithms are introduced to guard your personal data.

Strict no logs policy – Surfshark’s VPNs are located in the British Virgin Islands. Therefore they is no need to maintain logs of your activity as their law of land won’t insist them to do it. This even won’t help if you want logs of your own activity.

Unlimited devices – One account signup is enough for multiple devices. You may use one account to login from any number of devices either from your home or office.

Privacy over public WIFI – Public WIFI connections are not secure. But, Surfshark ensures safety with them too.

IP masking – IP address of your device cannot be traced through IP detection techniques. So your security over IP connections are secured.

Zero-knowledge DNS – The private DNS servers will not entertain any security breaches.

Easy operation – Surfshark VPN offers a clean one touch turn on/off operation for the users.

24x7 support – The support is available for any assistance 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. Any issues can be addressed to them for perfect solutions.

How to buy Surfshark VPN?

It is as easy as buying anything on internet. The subscription plans start as monthly, yearly and for 24 months.


There is a 30-day money back promise from Surfshark if you don’t like their service. The payment can be made by any means of card, PayPal and cryptocurrency.

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Surfshark is brutal and it eats away other VPNs with sharp blow on price. Take a look at the pic below:



VPN software isn’t new. All that matters is the encryption that user gets while using it and speed of internet at the end of the day. Surfshark promises both the features. As there is a 30-day money back guarantee on all plans, an user gets ample of time to test the tool for the purpose.

What do you think? Did you ever use Surfshark VPN? What are your thoughts about it. Do share in comments below.
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8 Techniques to Prevent Insider Threats in Organization


Many organizations and employees focus their security measures on network borders; but forget to focus on insider threat in an organization. Rarely anyone in the organization can guess about the insider who caused an attack whether intentional or not. It might be hard to believe that the well-dressed lady or gentleman with a nice smile from the next office might be the culprit who has been giving your company a hard time while you are busy searching for a non-existing external cyber-criminal.

Well, an insider threat is malicious cyber threat to an organization that comes through an organization’s personnel such as employees, ex-employees, contractors or business associates who have full information to the organization and access to their data, security passes, and computer systems.

Insider threats usually come from any level in an organization but usually, the higher-level employees offer bigger threats since they have high-level security clearance and more access to the company’s classified data. According to a survey conducted by Dell on cyber security professionals, 59% of the insider threats are from managers followed by 48% by contractors, 46% by regular employees, 41% by IT administrators and staff and the least being 30% from third party service providers.

Insider threats are usually disgruntled employees or ex-employees who believe that the organization did not do justice to them and are therefore looking for revenge. It might also come in the shape of an ignorant employee who accidentally leaks the organization’s vital information without intending to or perhaps those greedy employees who trade in classified company data and information to make an extra buck.

On the other hand, these threats may also come via unfortunate situations like blackmailed employees who are forced to turn against their organizations to save their loved ones or their dirty little secrets. Whether justified or not, these inside threats pose a major threat to all organizations worldwide.

This calls for a serious alarm to all organizations against insider threats where serious security measures should be put in place to counter insider threats as equally as external threats. It is time to tight the loose nuts. Here are some of the security measures that would help reduce insider threats in a modern organization.

1. Conducting a periodic risk assessment for the whole organization

Organizations must assess their critical and most valuable assets and the risks that might occur periodically and then come up with strategies on how to protect those assets from both inside and outside threats. Most firms wait until there is an attack before they can take measures against the attack, which already has caused damage. These periodic risk assessments periods must be at short intervals to reduce the risk of a cyber attack in between the assessments.

2. Conducting periodic security awareness training for all employees

A good number of employees pose a threat to their organizations due to ignorance or by being unaware of the security policies in the workplace. By conducting security awareness training, employees are made to understand security policies and procedures of the organization; why they exist and the consequences in case one violate the policies. Such a measure wards off the possible intended inside attacks while it also reduces cases of ignorant insider threats by a huge percentage.

3. Encouraging separation of duties and minimal privileges

By separating duties of employees and giving them minimal access privileges, an organization is bound to restrict employees to their line of work securing the other departments in case one decides to attack the organization’s system. This will make it easy to identify the source of the problem keeping in mind that there are no overlapping roles.

4. Logging, monitoring and auditing employee actions periodically

By monitoring and logging employee actions periodically, the organization will be able to discover suspicious action of the insider threat before he/she does the actual damage to the organization. This way, the organizations will always be a step ahead of the threat.

5. Keeping an eye on system administrators and privileged users

Statistics show most inside threats usually come from the system administrators and privileged users such as managers who have access to most if not all of the data in the organization. Caution must be exercised on such individuals to secure the data they have in their control. Remember, as you keep an eye on those privileged users do not forget to watch the junior employees.

6. Monitoring and responding suspicious behaviors in workplaces

As much as the organizations are monitoring their employees’ online activity on their user accounts, it may not be enough! In other words, it is prudent for any organization to monitor their employees’ behavior in their workplaces to take note of dissatisfaction and complaints, which can drive them to turn against the organization.

7. Deactivating user access following termination

Once an employee leaves or is fired from an organization, his access credentials should be terminated immediately. Of course, most ex-employees, especially the ones fired are usually dissatisfied with the organization. They would want revenge against the authority or person who is responsible for their job loss. What would be the better way to do so than misusing their privileges?

8. Actively defending against malicious codes

Privileged users and system administrators who are inside threats sometimes attack the organization system by planting logic bombs or malicious codes which will disrupt the system in place. Therefore, by putting in place a system that defends the organization against malicious codes, one can reduce attacks on the systems by these inside threats.

At last..

These just a few major measures can help you counter insider threats in organizations. To cut the long story short, a good amount of resources should be dedicated to counter insider threats. Let us just say that organizations today should be very wary of the insiders if they are to have an upper hand in the war against cybercrime.

Author Bio: Harry Patel is a full-time businessman and part time blogger.He has more than 10 years experience in web development and marketing. Currently, he is working as a consultant.

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How to Protect Yourselves from WannaCry Ransomware

The Fire Sale is happening all over the world with the massive ransomware (named WannaCry) attack on personal, organizational and government systems and networks by hackers. The predicted WWIII hasn’t started on May 13th but it took a digital course and showed up like this. The courtiers, organizations and government websites have lost massive data on computers.


The brutality has also spread to the hospitals leaving no past records of the diagnosis of patients that cast them away on the hopeless island. What is this WannaCry ransomware? How different and powerful is it from the previous ransomwares? Let dig deep into some analysis and at last we will discuss how to protect yourself and your data from being attacked.




What is WannaCry ransomware?

Just like any other ransomware, this WannaCry ransomware is also a type of encryption virus that encrypts the data on the computer and demands huge amounts of money to get it back decrypted.


WannaCry is named with WannaCrypt, WannaCrypt0r2.0, WannaDecryptor aliases and is spreading rapidly inside the networks like a rat from computer to computer in no time. More than 200,000 computers were infected over 99 countries including the health systems, parcel services like FedEx, police department websites in India and so on.


Sounds scary? It should be

This might sound scary to you as it should be. Ransomware is one of the most annoying virus that a computer catches. Once it is attacked, we will have two options left, one is to pay the huge amounts and another is to format the whole computer and reinstall the operating system fresh.


For individuals, there won’t be important data other than family and friends; photos and videos. As there are unlimited online storages available to us like the one Google offers us on ‘Photos’ app, I guess this won’t be a problem; One can easily format the whole computer and have a fresh copy installed.


If you have any important documents and files on the personal computer, it is a scary situation for your too. Organizations will have to lose unbacked up data once they are attacked with this virus however.


Which computers are at risk?

Computers running on Windows operating system are vulnerable to WannaCry encrptor virus. The virus is focused to exploit forcefully on Windows 10 as well. That means, the previous versions like Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8.1 aren’t safe either.


Preventive measures to WannaCry

Just like it is said that prevention is better than cure, it is always better to take precautions to safeguard yourself and your data on the computers. These preventive measures can be applied from personal computers to organizational network of systems.


Allow Microsoft updates

The only one who would protect you from being attacked by WannaCry or any other future deadly virus is the original software developer himself – Microsoft, in this case.


Microsoft has already released the patch for the underlying vulnerability so recently and you can expect it anytime via OTA. Fortunately or unexpectedly, it has also released updates for the support stopped operating systems Windows XP, Server 2003 and Windows 8. This gesture is most welcomed by the Windows users from Microsoft.


Microsoft patch update MS17-010


Customer guidance for legacy platforms (older operating systems)


Disable SMBv1 if not able to apply the patch,-smbv2,-and-smbv3-in-windows-vista,-windows-server-2008,-windows-7,-windows-server-2008-r2,-windows-8,-and-windows-server-2012


Allow antivirus updates

Let the antivirus software that you are using on your computer install virus definition updates automatically. Let your antivirus company work this out for you.


AVG antivirus WannaCry support page


Symantec WannaCry solution (Norton)


Norton WannaCry community page


Kaspersky forum page for WannaCry


Do not download suspicious files

Some files on the internet would be droolsome. You would want to download them without even knowing who sent them or what are they. If you do it, that means you have fallen for the bait of the hacker.


Do not download any suspicious email attachments or torrents without any knowledge. If you get any attachments from your friends, call them up and ask if they did it themselves or it was unintentional. Figuring out the authenticity of the emails will reduce the risks of being attacked with WannaCrypt virus.


Stay away from popups and downloads for a while

If you don’t have proper knowledge on computer and internet security, better stay away from downloads for a while, at least until you get the software patch updates to your computer OTA.


Most of the download sites will open popups unknowingly which may take your input actions as trigger and exploit the ransomware on to the computer. I recommend you to stay away from downloads for a while.


Always have backup of your data

It is said thousand times and over again. Always have a backup of your data to control the damage done by this such new viruses on computers. Always have your data synched on to your Google Drive or online secure place. Even having it on the other disks as local copies is appreciated either.


Already infected with WannaCry?

If you notice a screen locking down your computer and asking to pay money to decrypt, never be intrigued to pay a dime. This not only encourages the hacker but also doesn't guarantee over the recovery of the encrypted data.


To get back your data, follow the instructions provided by the following country computer emergency readiness teams. Here are the solutions offered by corresponding country governments for their citizens to fight against the attack.


US-Computer Emergency Readiness team -


National Cyber Security Center UK


IN-Computer Emergency Readiness team


Cooperative Republic of Guyana security


Homeland Security-Washington


Singapore-Computer Emergency Response Team


Government of Philippines


United Arab Emirates


Government of Israel






I have tried to bring together at my reach all country wide instructions to fight back against WannaCry cryptor. Comment below if you need any help regarding the information and identification of this ransomware in your system. I will try to help you at my reach.

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How to Get Involved More In Your Teen’s Smartphone Life

We are all living in the digital age; the age of smartphones. Almost all the adults and teens carry a smartphone with them, in fact, not having one is the odd thing now. This smart gadget lets you do everything on the go and it seems like the world is in your pocket. Where some parents are still trying to grasp the smart technology, the children are several steps ahead and understanding technology is not difficult for them.


The Kids are fast learners, they are well accustomed to the working of the internet and digital devices and they are quick in following the latest trends. This becomes a concern for parents as every new trend is not good for them. Another problem that parents face is the overuse of these devices which affects their health and creating a void between the parent-child relations.


Parents often find themselves worried about how they should take care of their kids’ smartphone activity. They are aware that they should keep a check on kids so that they can live a balanced life and stay away from the dangers of sexting, porn watching, privacy breach, cyberbullying and online sex solicitation. But they don’t know how to keep a check on all these things without being intrusive. What these parents need are parental control apps that are designed for the exact same purpose.


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These apps provide the help parents need. They can get involved in their kids’ lives and ensure their safety, directly from their own smartphone. Remember that communicating with the kids is always the first step and continuously educating them is very important. Parenting apps are an additional help, they make it easier for parents to see that their kids follow the rules.


There are many parental control apps out there in which FamilyTime is a prominent name. It has several parenting features on a single platform. Parents can use it individually or add guardians in the loop. Check out how you can get involved in your kids’ life using FamilyTime:

  • Monitor cell phone activity like calls, SMS, and contacts.
  • Monitor their web activity, like browser history and bookmarked pages.
  • Make a balanced screen routine with screen time locks.
  • Block adult rated, unsafe mobile apps.
  • Make sure they drive safe by setting driving limits.
  • Stay aware of their location with location tracking.
  • Get updates with Geofencing places.
  • Get SOS messages and pickup alerts directly from your kids.

All these features help you keep a check on unsafe activity like sexting, bullying, threats etc. and restrict destructive behavior as well.


The smartphone life is a whole different life in which the kids get exposed to various things, some of which are bad for them. They can affect them, both emotionally and physically. Technology presents a great way to know what kids are doing on their smartphones in the form of parental control apps. Every parent that has a kid or teen using a smartphone, must supervise their kids and incorporate such apps in their lives.

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Why Do I Need an SSL Certificate for my E-Commerce Store?

If you are one of those who is planning to launch an e-commerce website, then you already might have heard the term "SSL" a dozen times. And as I guessed you might be confused since you are not familiar with the term and several questions like what is it, how does it work, why is it so crucial, and blah blah blah might be going on your mind.


Relax, that is why we are posting this article. SSL initially may seem as a complicated topic but once you understand what exactly it is and why you need it, it doesn't seem any more like rocket science.


So let's start with an introduction to SSL, why you need it, and how you can get one for your store. By the end of this article, your confusion should be gone.


What is an SSL and What Does it Stand for?

First of all, SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer and it is also sometimes called as Transport Layer Security (TLS). SSL is a protocol used to protect sensitive information to be private. It basically establishes an encrypted connection between the web browser and server by exchanging a symmetric key.




Every message that transmits should pass the internal inspection for the uprightness of this encryption before it works. And by any chance, if the check fails, the encrypted information will be safe. We use SSL almost every day when we browse sites like LinkedIn, YouTube, Facebook, and other e-commerce stores like Amazon, Flipkart, etc. The encryption used restricts hackers and eavesdroppers who steal sensitive information like credit cards or user credentials.


How Important is SSL to Websites?

Any website which wants to secure its transaction details, it will have to acquire an SSL certificate for that domain. The SSL certificate utilizes the encryption to all the website activities from page and form submissions and product pages to financial transactions. Hence, this restricts hackers from stealing your valuable data and other such attacks.


SSL for E-Commerce Websites

Because of its data protection nature, SSL is extensively used by almost every e-commerce store which collects customers' private and payment-related information. There are 2 main reasons behind the usage of SSL certificates


Data Protection

The very first reason for using SSL certificates is to keep sensitive information safe by sending them with an encrypted connection. Usually, e-commerce websites need customers' private information like user credentials, credit or debit card details for payment, etc. which could easily be stolen by thieves during it is sent by the customer to the server or the other way around if there are no encryption methods employed.

It is completely your responsibility to keep your customers' information safe and confidential. By utilizing an SSL certificate to enable SSL encryption not only makes your website's data but also your customers' private information well encrypted and thus becomes unreadable to anybody to steal your data.


Customers' Loyalty

The security of the private information especially credit or debit card details has always been the biggest concern of e-shopping customers because of the hacks and identity thefts happen every day. Consequently, customers are being quite careful while making online purchases which ultimately leads to the sales of your e-commerce store. If you are not able to convince your customers that their payment-related information is protected, then how can you expect them to trust you and buy products from your e-store?


With SSL enabled, your customers will feel a sense of protection and thus end up coming back to your website for future purchases.


How to Know if a Website Uses SSL?

There are 3 instant ways to find whether a website has an SSL certificate or not.


1. Look for a green colored "lock" icon in the address bar

2. The website URL starts with "https" instead of "http"

3. You can also check using SSL Installation Checker tool


Depending on the usage of SSL by a website, the above points may not be applicable to every page. Earlier, this wasn't the scenario. The Internet Standard was that the SSL certificates were limited to domains or certain pages where private information like payment-related data is sent or received.


But, when in 2014 Google announced that as the website security is a top priority for them that is why they had started using HTTPS as a ranking signal. Which means that a website having an SSL certificate had a greater opportunity at ranking higher for a search compared to the website not having one.


This has changed the whole picture of having an SSL certificate. Instead of securing just one page, store owners have started encrypting their websites with full SSL certificates, replacing their URLs from "HTTP" to "HTTPS."


How to Know if You Need an SSL Certificate for Your Store?

Well, by now you might have understood the need and importance of an SSL certificate for an e-commerce store. But, how to know if your store needs one? It's simple if your website doesn't require any kind of sensitive data then you may not really need one. Because the only thing that excludes store owners from having SSL certificates is the usage of offsite payment processors like PayPal.


If someone or you making a payment through PayPal then PayPal is responsible for keeping your financial data secure and safe. In such scenarios, you don't need an SSL because the information is never stored in your database for someone else to steal it.

Usually, offsite payment processors often have their own security systems and methods to safely process the transactions. Hence you don't need an SSL because they will have it covered.


Another scenario is if you don't allow your customers to create accounts (no username & no password) of any kind on your website then in that case too you wouldn't be needing an SSL. Which means unless you disable this account functionality on your website, you will need an SSL certificate to secure those accounts.


How to Get an SSL Certificate?

Well, there are lots and lots of websites who provide SSL certificates within no time. Some of the popular ones are GeoTrust, Comodo SSL and RapidSSL, There are different plans and pricing for certificates so before you purchase one , spend a few minutes correctly choosing the one you need.


To protect your customers' data and expand your business, it is extremely important to use an SSL certificate. As there are many providers of SSL, we recommend you to choose a reliable web host at an affordable price.

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Everything About WhatsApp Sharing Data to Facebook

Since the day WhatsApp introduced the end-to-end security encryption to the messages, the respect over this messenger has increased among people and they even protested against governments that wanted to channel all the messages under their watch for security purposes.


Privacy is a big thing than the system and the government here. Facebook, after acquiring the world’s largely used messenger (WhatsApp), have brought significant changes like the blue ticks, end-to-end security, document sharing and revised the number of people limitations for groups.


Recently, WhatsApp made changes to their terms and conditions that share the chats and phone numbers to Facebook for improving your Facebook ads and product experiences.


What’s wrong? Why would WhatsApp share data?

WhatsApp chats and your phone number are the private data. The main aim of end-to-end encryption is to provide that privacy to people and their conversations. If that private data is shared to improvise the marketing strategies of super node Facebook, privacy should be compromised internally.


WhatsApp is no more an individual company. Facebook acquired WhatsApp and now it is a child company. Facebook has authority to take any decisions about the WhatsApp now.


However, the private chats and phone number would not be shared to anyone outside the corporation. The data is not sold or leaked to any other company or organization. It will be kept secured encrypted within the WhatsApp and Facebook servers only.




You would see this option on your screen when opening WhatsApp. It says,


Share WhatsApp account information with Facebook to improve my Facebook ads and product experiences. Your chats and phone number will not be shared onto Facebook regardless of this setting.”


This means, unless you opt-in this option, WhatsApp will not share its data to the Facebook for better marketing. It also means that they would be sharing your phone number to the brands. If supposedly not shared with brands, the phone numbers might be used to notify you about their advertised products.


Didn’t understand? Let’s talk about some examples

Example 1: Let us suppose that you are chatting (WhatsApp) with your friend about the wedding shopping. The chats will be shared onto Facebook and analyzed. The analyzed data will be matched with their advertisers' demand by their marketing team. Then you would be shown the sponsored posts on Facebook newsfeed related to the products specifically that you were talking about with your friend.


Let’s consider that you were talking about the wedding jewelry. When you log in to Facebook and scroll through the newsfeed, you will be shown the ads for wedding jewelry. 


You will also be getting SMSs related to the jewelry products from Facebook about their advertisers.


Example 2: If you are searching for best smartphones under some budget say $200. You will be shown the sponsored posts on the Facebook newsfeed with all the smartphone phone ads.


This happens generally because of the safe cookies and the search analysis of your queries on Facebook. This sort of usage stats are being gathered without our notice or as the part of terms & conditions.


This is not new to us. They are just expanding the reach

This marketing strategy is not new to us. Even search engines do the same through the safe cookies. Facebook also does the same by taking the information from these cookies.


Remember, you would realize Facebook showing relevant ads in the newsfeed. Never mind if you don’t. I will give you an example screenshot.



Pic: The above screenshot is from Facebook


The Titan company page admin might have bought ads focusing the keyword for watches. I was watching for the watches a day ago and this comes up on my newsfeed. The purpose of the WhatsApp sharing the data Facebook relates closely to this.


How does sharing  WhatsApp chats data and phone number help them?

It’s simple. Collecting more data will increase the productivity by increasing the advertiser’s target accuracy and in turn earns good ROI.


For example, if you and your friend are talking about a new pair of shoes for the next week’s bday party and you don’t do much Facebooking. When you login for one in thousand reasons that day itself, you won’t be shown the sponsored posts of relevant products and ads. It won’t help you as well as Facebook as you won’t be interacting to them. 


#Take a minute to understand the logic. I’ve all the time in the world.


To tackle such situations, Facebook takes the data of your chats and brings up the relevant ads on the newsfeed (like as that Titan sponsored post that I shared above).


Should you stop sharing data to Facebook?

Are you interested in getting relevant ads for your chats?


If you answer ‘Yes’ to this question, you should opt-in to share your data. If it’s a ‘No’, just opt-out.


There is a possibility that Facebook might bring textual sponsored messages intruding into your chats in the middle of something like the online dating apps do suggesting the premium membership while chatting.


WhatsApp had promised that it will not introduce the ads in the form of banners. That is not everything. The creativeness of advertising and marketing may take any forms. It may take the words that you type (keywords I mean) and turn it into hyperlink pointing to the advertiser’s link Hike do it for inserting emoji’s and stickers.


So, it’s all about your priorities. The privacy may be compromised but not the security.


How to block WhatsApp from sharing data to Facebook?

The sharing of data is not a knife on the neck. You can opt-out from sharing your chats and your phone number. There are two ways to do this.


Method 1: You can opt-out by unchecking the checkbox when it shows on the screen about their new terms & privacy policy. It would something look like this,



After unchecking it, just click on Agree to continue using WhatsApp as usual.


Why would you need to click agree even after unchecking? Is it a trick?

No. Not at all. Whether you agree to share your data or not, you have to agree to the terms and policy updates of the product in order to use WhatsApp. This would be common to any application.


Method 2: Go to Settings > Account > Uncheck the option ‘Share my WhatsApp account information to Facebook..”


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I hope this long post has helped you understand the corporate operations behind the companies. Opting in or out is still your own decision.


Share this to your social media timelines to help your friends also understand this. I would consider that your thankfulness for my efforts I put here in this article.

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10 Tips to Prevent Yourself from Online Scams While Looking for Jobs

Wondering how to look for a job online? Today, the advent of the internet has made our job-hunting process easier a lot and now we can find amazing job offers online sitting in the comfort of our home moreover, can go for the one that perfectly suits our personality and preferences. The modern day and age is bringing a myriad of opportunities to ease our living.

Well, don’t get excited. This is just one side and as we always say, ‘Every coin has two sides’ same is the case here. Undoubtedly, there are a number of legitimate and stable companies that provide an exciting range of job offers with the help of telecommuters. However, there are many fraudulent companies or unscrupulous individuals who scam thousands of job seekers.

The trend is growing at a rapid pace and there are many cases of scams that we come across daily. You might be surprised, that how these scammers get into your computer to steal your money and identity? Well, the answer to this question is hard to find, because of a number of ways that enable the scammers to offer great job and employment opportunities.

As we can see today, millions of people are looking for the jobs from homes to make their livelihood easier and happier, therefore, in order to trap the job seekers they majorly deal in the areas of home-based and business opportunities.

It has become a common practice of the crooks to defraud thousands and thousands of job seekers by making use of the latest and hi-tech schemes combining with the old ones. This is the surest way to make you fool to get out your personal information as well as your money. In the case of job scams, all our information related to personal, financial, identity theft and credit are on the line.

You never know, you might be their next victim. So, get ready to save you and your friends from such type of real online job scammers. Have a look at the 10 tips on how to prevent you from scams while looking for work online.
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1. Avoid providing your personal information

No matter what the case is, it is always necessary that we should not disclose our personal details to any person unless or until we do not have surety that he/she will not misuse it. This can leads to identity theft. Review this article to find more on that topic. When applying for jobs online be aware of the questions that are the big red flags. Never impart your social security number and home address to anyone at your initial contact because it is hard to distinguish whether it is a legitimate company or a crook. Be cautious and do a proper research about the company.

2. Get help from the social networking sites

Asking someone about the company is not a right step to clear your doubts. To make you feel satisfied, sign up for a reliable site such as ‘FlexJobs’ to get daily updates related to the number of work options that are home based. This will prove to be an excellent tool and surely guide you so that you can make a difference between the real online job and a scammer. Never make a decision in hassle; this will put you in trouble. In order to get the right job, always put your best foot forward at the times you are searching for the job.

3. Go for the one that sounds too good to be true

While looking for jobs, it’s very often that we come across the ads that offer much more than our expectations and we get attracted towards such advertisements. Have you ever wondered that how it can be possible that someone is offering us annual salaries of $50,000 a year even without asking about our skills, prior experience and education? Do not response to such ads and look somewhere else to find the perfect job that meets your needs.

4. Never share your Bank Account Details

As we all know, Bank Details are the most crucial details that we should not discuss with any new or unknown employer. Though, direct money transfer is the most efficient technique that we all are enjoying today. However, to save you from the job scams don’t agree to share your bank account details with any third person whom you don’t trust. Feel free to grant access to your account, if it is legitimate.

5. Reject the Jobs with no expertise required

We often get many emails and job postings where it is clearly mentioned that no experience and expertise is required. Do you really think there is any firm that will hire you without even bothering about your skills and experience? All legitimate job offerings include some sort of requirements (education, skills, and experience) are essential to qualify the job posting.

6. Do a background check of the scammer

Before you make any decision, it is advisable to think twice and more in order to find out the status of the company. False Job Postings promises you for easy money, but it is up to you whether to jump into it without making any proper research or to protect you from job scams or schemes. To get the best job and to save you from the job scammers, harness the power of the internet.

7. Avoid making payments to get the job

There are a number of scam companies who take money from the candidates and then disappear. It is illegal to ask money from the job seekers in order to help them get good jobs. Never pay upfront for a promise, these are the things that are the signs of warning. Be alert of any recruiter who promises to provide you job leads.

8. Say ‘NO’ to Jobs with vague Job requirements

How to make a difference between the real email and the scam one is the biggest issue that we face. Well, the points that will help you to say ‘NO’ to the scam emails will include things like ‘Age must be 18 years old’, ‘Must be a Citizen’, ‘Do you have internet access?’ all these are the ridiculous questions that have nothing to do with your job. The real job always includes questions that are relevant to your qualification, Skills, and experience.

9. Ignore the emails containing unsolicited Job offers

Sending unsolicited job offers is an old trick that is used by the scammers for long. If they have sent you an email that seems to be well-written then don’t get trapped. If the email contains a legitimate address with the company’s original email site then you can trust it. But, if it is the one with the free email site, then do not pay attention to it, just ignore.

10. Stay Away from the marketing gimmicks of the scammers

If you find some amazing testimonials then don’t get impressed. These are designed specially by the scammers to grab the attention of the job seekers to make them fall for the scam. Scammers are often caught making such false money back guarantee policies by the real job companies online.

All the above-mentioned tips will definitely help you to keep your guard up moreover, to bring crooks to justice.

Not only this, if you have experienced Identity theft which is the most common practice by the fraudulent these days, then take a corrective measure at the right time to prevent you from online fraud and identity theft. It is the crime in which hackers misuse your personal information through various methods such as Data Breaches, Skimming, Unsecured Smartphone, Phishing and more.

To put a stop to identity theft in the first place, always use different passwords for your every account which must contain at least 8 characters along with letters, numbers, and symbols. Always try to use cash instead of Debit and Credit Cards. Moreover, avoid giving your personal information to the unsolicited callers to save you from identity theft.

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Avoid Content Theft on Your Website by Using Simple CSS3

If writing the content is one side of the coin, protecting it from being copied lies right on the other side of it. Copying content would actually involve in selecting the text on the webpage. This can be blinded by using CSS3 to the content copier which annoys him while doing the theft.

Note: Content on the website can be copied in many advanced ways. Selecting the text with the mouse and copying content is the most traditional way of copying content. This tutorial is for beginner bloggers and website owners who don’t have much idea about the defensive mechanisms in protecting the content. This technique might not help you at fullest of its purpose. So, we recommend you to go for DMCA Takedown services if you are pretty serious about your content.


CSS3 have a selector named ::selection which can be used to style the selected text on the webpage. Using this selector, we can change the color, background, cursor and outline of the text. This selector was removed before the CSS3 recommendation status and can hopefully be added in the future version recommendations. However, this works well on all major browsers (with down versioning limit).

How it works?

As I told you in the above line that it can style color and background of the text, we are going to use the same properties to create a blind spot in the selection.

What is blind spot?
Blind spot is nothing but making the visibility of the text to zero using ::selection selector. For that, we use both the color and background properties.

Here is what you should do

Observe the following piece of code, I’ll guide you how to customize and install it on your website.

::-moz-selection { /* Code for Firefox */
    background: AS SAME AS FONT COLOR;
::selection {
    background: AS SAME AS FONT COLOR;

Add the color of your font on the webpage to both the color and background properties. This creates a mono-color selection style hiding the text within, thus creating confusion to the copier.

Add the above piece of code in <head> section of your website so that it will load up before the content.

Psych tip: Actually, copiers have less patience, that’s why they prefer the 30 sec copy-paste job to the 3-4 hours article writing one. So, If you could annoy him for 30 seconds at least, they will fly off your website.
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Why Should You Use VPN as a Serious Blogger?

Virtual Private Networks and blogging are closely related to each other. Blogging, being an online activity would need the anonymity to the internet bots (either good or bad) to hide the preferences and browsing habits which could influence and manipulate the SERP at your end.


If you are a blogger and you have spent some time on searching and doing research on the topics that you are writing on, the ordering of the results on the SERP will change positions based on the cookies that were saved on to your computer.


The cookies are the most misleading elements of networking when it comes to the intelligent search engine algorithm analysis.


It might benefit the search engines to improve the user experience as a user but will effect the recording stats of your SEO strategies as a blogger.


You would so need to connect to the internet to blog through a mediator server that cannot be tracked by the search bots.


If you have ever noticed in the Google Analytics about the unknown/encrypt incoming searches or its sources, you would have got my point by now.


Why VPN? Can’t I use a proxy?

Though they work similar up to some extent, VPN and proxy are two different network models that have their own benefits and losses.


A proxy server will definitely slow down the speed of the internet access no matter how much speed your internet connection can bare.


Also, a proxy can only bypass the restriction of the content and websites that were imposed in the area/country. It cannot provide the encryption at full extent.   


And most importantly, a proxy cannot virtually add the device to the private network of the office or an organization from the remote computer(computer at your location).


A VPN on the other hand will not only secure and protect the privacy of the user connected but also removes the geo-restrictions of the content on the internet. It allows to connect to the office network securely and allows the access to the content on the network safely. You can see secure SSL VPN demo from this page.



Using VPN as a blogger

Blogging involves a lot of research before writing. It takes lot of time skimming though the content, digesting the facts and sorting out the content points.


1. The time you spend on the computer will hint the user behavior cookies to sort out the SERP results. (Yes! I’ve said that before).


2. If your blogging platform considers the location that you are posting from, restrictions might be imposed on content based on the location. In other perspective, some blogposts with locations tagged locations are checked against genuinely by the search engine algorithms.


For example, If I have posted an update about Apple WWDC event tagging blogpost like as posted from San Francisco, the cookies in the local computer will check and determine the authority scores in ranking it on the SERP. (Yes, that’s an unknown analysis paradigm of search engine algorithms)


3. If you are blogging some serious content over the public hotspot or shared network, that content that is being composed/drafted can be eavesdropped by the hacker (probably the competitor blogger). The safety matters here.


4. If everything has to be recorded, communicated and shared along with the office  mates in office network and you are not in the office, a virtual private network helps you connect, share and communicate.


If you are a serious blogger and is looking for some serious and premium VPN software, NordVPN is the one you should checkout


What do you think? Let me know your thoughts about it.

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How to Protect Private Data from Hacked Myspace Account

Myspace login accounts were compromised by a suspected Russian hacker group and made them available in the hacker forum. The notification is officially sent through email by the Myspace team with instructions to safeguard the account. I’ll be walking you though the process of protecting private data from your Myspace account in this article.


This is not he first time Myspace has been under attack. The potential threat to the Myspace is the out casting of the accounts for longer periods. Hackers who have been observing the decimating of the Myspace social networking platform had exploited some attacks recently where they revealed the private data of the users on hackers forum.


Like any social networking platform, Myspace also have the user privacy protecting mechanisms if which are not taken care will turn against their own will. If you are having a Myspace account and though you are not using it anymore, follow these tips to keep your private data more secured and non-hackable.




I have no much details on my Myspace account. Should I still worry?


Don’t settle down with ‘No much details’ thing. Anything that has to be seen behind the password wall is a protectable detail.


Follow these steps and take recommended actions to protect private data from hacked Myspace account.


1. The first and foremost action to take it to change the password of your Myspace account. Because it is the first door to step-in for the hacker. It at least blocks the hacker from accessing your account another time.


2. Set your profile accessing permissions to private. Do not allow access to public visitors to see your profile. Go to Settings > Privacy and set the Profile Privacy to Restricted Profile.




3. Myspace’s ad-technology uses your personal and registered information to deliver targeted ads based on your interests. Choose not to receive such emails as they can pose more threat to the personal information if their ad-technology get hacked.


Go to Advertise from the Privacy options and select I do not want to receive


4. If you are no more using the Myspace account and you don’t want to delete it, better remove the photos from it rather than leaving them for predators – especially ladies should take care of this.


5. Also remove the profile information like the place you live and phone number if any given. Make sure the hacker won’t get access to your contact details which can worsen the situation.


In case of precise security measures, removing photos from the profile also helps you protect the private data from a hacked Myspace account.


Hope that helps!

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Beware of Ransomware! Prevent, Protect & Recover Your Data

Ransomware might sound a new word for some of you. It is one of those blackmailing software programs that will get installed on computers silently and takes control of the data on them. Unlike malware, adware and other kind of viruses like Trojans, Ransomware programs will not exhibit any misbehavior of computer software programs but will demand for money.

What is this Ransomware? Why will it demand the user for money?

Ransomware, being installed, once installed, will encrypt the important data on your computer/network without asking for your permissions and will blackmail you in order to you to access the data by decrypting. A window or notification which cannot be closed will be displayed on the screen showing a countdown clock giving you the time to pay the money to safeguard your data. If you neglect, you data might be deleted or never be restored again.

Encrypting the data? Doesn’t that mean my data is safe?

You data will be safe as long as you have control over the encryption and decryption procedures. How could it be safe if it is encrypted by some unknown person leaving you no way to decrypt unless you pay some money in return?

How a computer can be affected?

Ransomware takes different forms. It will not enter into your computer just like a software program.
Via Emails – Hackers will try to inject the program as an attachment in email with different file extension which will be exploited once the file is downloaded and tried to open.
Via Security Loop Holes – Hackers will be hunting for the security loop holes to inject the virus programs into our computers. That’s why software vendors advise users to regularly update their software with new patches and upgrades.
Via Freeware – One of the major virus transmission media is the freeware. Hackers consider freeware software as the potential method to spread viruses to take control of users’ computers. After all, not all freeware software programs are virus prone but, be careful while downloading them from source.
Via Cracked Version Software/Game – Only 30% of the computer users buy software genuinely. All others just download them from internet. A computer means only the hardware for most of the people but software is the one that costs 10 times more than an average computer.
A cracked version of the software/game of game might give you full access but it also brings many security risks along with that. Remember that your anti-virus or firewall programs are not invincible enough to block every attack and data slip.
A recent ransomware attack exploited the popularity of the game Minecraft by offering a “mod” to players of Minecraft. When they installed it, the software also installed a sleeper version of ransomware that activated weeks later.
I wonder if you are not thinking about the reason why the IT industry discourage the using of some popular legacy software programs like Windows XP, Adobe Flash etc.

How to know if my computer is infected?

Ransomware is not stealth-ware. It exploits right away at the time it enters the computer or exploits after some time like ‘mod’ ransomware of Minecraft. However, you will be able to see a window or undeniable notification opened with a countdown timer. So, better not search for it and delete other files in suspicion by mistake.
You will be given instructions to pay for the hacker to decrypt the files which would be notified to you in time.

My Computer is infected. What to do now?

Before you scream it out, ask yourself the following questions,
  • Do I have any important data on the computer?
  • If my important data is still accessible?
  • Do I have a backup of the data? If yes, to what extent?
The above three questions answers your tension about this kind of virus. Generally ransomwares uses RSA 2048 encryption technology to encrypt the files on the victim’s computer. An average desktop computer will take 6.7 quadrillion to crack the 2018 bit RSA key if run without turning it off.
Not only you, the ransomware countdown timers also won’t wait till you develop a crack for the encryption and build a super PC. So, there are limited options for you now.
  1. To wipe all the data on your hard disk and make it new again
  2. To safeguard the unaffected data onto another safe drives (preferably cloud drives like Google Drive, One Drive and so on)
  3. To restore the latest backup
Before you take any further step, make sure to take the following actions in order to avoid spreading or re-affecting of the ransomware.

Action #1: Disconnect from network

Disconnect the infected computer from the network to avoid the further spreading or damaging of data on the other computers on the network. Ransomware can easily spread through shared files, folders, networks and USB thumb drives.
Cloud storage drives might restore the data as they maintain better security measures to storing the data from millions of users. For better recovery results, better to disconnect even though not connected to any network and only connected to internet through modem.

Action #2: Calculate the scope of recovery

Some files may not be affected because of the security programs you are using to lock or encrypt them. Check the list of files that you can still access and move them on to cloud drives or another safe drive as a precaution.
Some ransomware will list the encrypted files in the registry. This might help you separate the affected files and programs from the unaffected ones. Search on the internet for better knowledge of the ransomware that is installed on your computer.

Action #3: Check for security holes on your network

In general ransomware does not spread over the network like other malware programs. They will only encrypt the files that has direct access to. If you see the ransomware spreading through the network on all/any other computers, it means that your network system has got some security loop holes. Better take care of it first.

Wrapping up with a solution

The best solution for ransomware infection is that restoring of the backup. It is the ideal solution that gives maximum best result than trying out 3rd party decrypting software. If yours is an organization or a company, backup is an essential security mechanism that you should afford at any cost.
Try to restore files from backup at most extent. If you have not taken any backups, you may have to lose some money or data itself. If you have no important data in the computer, try to wipe it off completely (not formatting). Wiping off the data will erase the file table on the drives and cleans the hard disk as new as it was when bought.
If you even can’t wipe off the data or the encrypted data is important and it is the only copy on your computer, better to take a step down and pay the hacker for decrypting them. Because data is the only weakest asset of any individual or company in digital era.
Once the data is restored or recollected, take precautions for the next time. Use the best security programs and take regular backups to other secured computers or cloud. Train the employees in case of a company. Research and make a list of ransomware programs and block them right at the firewall. Keep the anti-virus- anti-malware and anti-spam software updated with latest definitions and never ever try to use patched security software.
There available some ransomware decryptors developed by popular security software organizations like Kaspersky and Cisco to fight specific ransomware programs like CoinVault, TeslaCrypt and Bitcryptor. Let’s hope the other security software companies also come forward and develop better solutions to keep our data safe.
Wish you a #SaferInternetDay
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How to Remove Your Phone Number from True Caller Database?

Being identified is not good every time. When it is on True Caller, it is more frustrating. True Caller, having the major database of phone number identities serves better at sometimes and stealing privacy at most of them.

Its purpose, to find the details of unknown number owner is fulfilled when it comes to cyber threat and related cyber cases. When it comes to privacy, it scores almost zero. Let me tell you some story lines that will make you understand why True Caller is a total loss of privacy - Mr. Somebody who is a popular guy in his town who is often getting unknown calls from both the love and hatred. He bared this non-sense for a month and he thought can’t take it any more. So he decided to change his most liked and chosen number 9988776655. He was happy after changing his number and two months passed. He got some new contacts along with the new ones this time. The unknown phone calls increased and finally made him quit using a mobile phone.

The solution for such a problem is not the quitting using mobile phones, but quit being listed in True Caller database. True Caller allows to find people by name or phone number. This feature not only annoys famous one, but also individuals who wants to hide their phone number details. What if it happens in case of a girl? what if someone could easily get her number and start teasing?

true caller phone numer removal

As the number of True Caller app users are increasing day by day, protecting our numbers from being recorded into their databases is impossible. So it is better to remove it ourselves. True Caller officially allows users to request for the removal of their numbers from their database. Let’s see how to.

Requesting a removal

To request a phone number removal,

Step 1: Open the link in another tab.

Step 2: Enter your phone number that you wanted to be removed and enter the capcha code and click ‘Unlist’ button.

Step 3: That’s it you’re done! Just wait for another 24 hours from now on and check it in True Caller search after that.

If anyone searches for your number, they would get ‘0’ results displayed. Isn’t it simple?

Note: On the good side, Truecaller is a very good app that helps us know who is calling. We actually don't pick up everycall everytime due to some busy-ness but, some calls are yet to be answered anytime. Hope that explains everything on teh positive side of it.

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Essential Guide to Avoid Major Online Hacks and Scams

The question about online security does always finds a new security vulnerability from time to time. The so called safe SSL has found serious vulnerabilities named as heartbleed bug in the past. The default internet browser, internet explorer of all versions has also been found vulnerable by Microsoft itself before hackers exploit by using it. It was said that the bug that is found in internet explorer is also a deadly vulnerability. Microsoft responds to the issue quickly and releases a patch including for Windows XP.

Though you install the powerful anti-virus on your computer and use strong firewall rules, you cannot stop this unless you get some awareness about the type of attacks and how they are executed.

As a part of our self-claimed responsibility, Amfas Tech always tries to bring awareness about the online scams, hacking, computer, mobile and online security issues from time to time.

Let us see some major type of hacking techniques used by the hackers on internet along with their preventive measures at their best.

Online Scams – Hackers always feed on victims ignorance and desire to earn easy money online. We have also seen some famous online scams in the past while we are discussing about the online security. Of them, email scammers are most famous ones. You cannot expect to stop receiving these kind of emails because of the security vulnerabilities in the technologies.

There is a misconception that the victims are old aged people but the statistics show 30% of those victims are youngsters under 30 years of age.


There is a cyber crime control center, the Internet Crime Complaint Center ( that works along with FBI(federal Bureau of Investigation) and NW3C(National White Collar Crime Center) to eradicate these cyber hacks. In 2013 alone, quarter million complaints were were registered as per the annual crime reports of IC3. What about those who never complained and those who don’t know how to?

Rather than clicking links in emails, book your frequently used website links like insurance company, bank etc.., and use those bookmarks every time you visit that site.

Don’t fall for the unknown lottery ticket and fortune transfer scams. Think about it a second before you respond to them. How could you think an unknown person would transfer his million dollar fortune to you? Be smart!

Phishing – We have talked about phishing so many times in the past and also have seen demonstration of how can a facebook account can be hacked using the technique. The theme of the demonstration is the reason for the major icloud hack that happened on famous celebrity digital devices in the recent past. Can you think that a device which is protected by the secure protocols and powerful encryptions technologies be cracked simply? No! never unless you are careless.

In the case of icloud hack, there is nothing wrong with the Apple side but the user’s. The celebrities have fallen to the phishing links and the world started blaming Apple. A phishing site is actually an imposter of the original website to snatch the sensitive details like credit card information. The hacker designs the website to look like the original one and baits an email to the victim. The victim then hurries to keep his/her account safer which is not actually.

Do check the URL of the site twice(including the spelling) on which you are going to punch your sensitive data like password and credit card information. Use 2-step verification process to make any transactions online. Using mobile and email verification codes makes it harder to hack.

Generally, sites that take credit card information would be secured with SSL security over HTTPS protocol. Also check for it before you do any thing drastically.

Massive data Breaches – The above two methods practiced by hackers focused on an individual victim where as the massive data breaches costs the privacy loss of number of individuals collectively. Hackers target POS systems to hack the data in bulk. Computes at retails stores and small companies should be protected against such breaches. The recent “Backoff” virus is a pure proof of vulnerability in POS systems. The recent hacks of Home Depot, Target and other major retailers have compromised millions of credit cards and revealed their information.

Hackers will sell the bulk hacked data in internet forums to those who are willing to buy. The recent happening of Russian hackers selling out millions of Gmail IDs along with passwords on the internet has been found to be one of the major hacks of the year 2014.

So as to keep the databases like retail systems secured, Microsoft have already suggested businesses to upgrade to latest operating systems in the past. But still number of businesses cannot afford to get an upgradation. Also, it is necessary to host your data in secured dedicated servers that serve data on proper authentication only. The reason why I said dedicated server is because there should be no sharing of computing and storage resources that may raise conflicts in case of wanted security to your data.

Upgrade your businesses to secure servers. Choose a right company that can provide you right solution to keep your data safe. Because maintaining security of data is showing your loyalty to customers.

Using very unique transaction passwords and monitor your credit card and financial statements from time to time might help you keep conscious at least about the hacks.

October is awarded as the National Cyber Security month by the FBI of San Diego division this year. Regarding the event FBI have advised to implement some security measures to keep yourself safe online. Go through their instructions also to learn more about online security.

SingleHop, the cloud hosting services company took a campaign to spread the word of online safety and has been encouraging bloggers by providing necessary useful information in PDFs to spread the same through their blogs.

Amfas Tech wishes all the best to SinlgleHop and we’re proud to be a part of the campaign. #StaySafeOnline.
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Mozilla Blocks All Versions of Adobe Flash by Default as Security Vulnerabilities Found

Yesterday, Alex Stamos, the new security officer at Facebook has tweeted about Adobe to announce the end-of-life date for Flash software and its plugin for browsers. He made that statement with very strong base of software vulnerabilities that were found in recent times with Adobe Flash software.



Later today, Mark Schmidt, the head of Firefox support team has also tweeted about the Flash’s security vulnerabilities in their browser. He says that the Firefox browser now blocks all the Adobe flash related software plugins by default.



It is recommended to check updates to the Firefox plugins for safety. As per the add-ons blockage news, All users who have the Flash player of version are affected.




We have seen Mozilla Firefox blocking vulnerable plugins like Java and others to make sure of the security of the user in the past. The blocking of Flash somehow smells fishy and it may not be temporary unless Adobe patches those serious security holes.


What is happening with Adobe Flash actually?

Adobe Flash plugin can be hacked and unnecessary pop-ups and flash animations can be run on the victims browser to distract or to bait a click that can snatch the browser or personal data to the hacker.


It also affects your Firefox browser’s stability, user experience and performance causing frequent crashes and downloading of unwanted malware directly on to the user’s computer.


What to do?

Stay tuned to software updates from both the vendors. Both the browser and plugin are to be updated in this scenario to mitigate risks and fill the security holes.


Out of the box, keep the virus definitions updated in your anti-virus software that is installed on your computer.


Contact the Mozilla support team in order to keep track of updated information about the issue(s).


Do you think that the flash should be stopped using forever? Share your thoughts in comments below.

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