Tag: Add-Ons

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uTorrent Users Discover ‘Epic Scale’ Mining Op on PCs

Users of the popular BitTorrent client uTorrent recently discovered that the program had been installing software on their machines that utilized any idle CPU power on their computers to mine for Litecoin. As of late, uTorrent has been struggling to keep up with the immense demand for its free product. Despite its immense popularity and […]

Another 97,000 Accounts Leaked from Mozilla Dev

In yet another blow to Mozilla’s credibility in the security company, the company has announced that just under 100,000 users could be affected by a leak in their bug tracking software (known as Bugzilla), which exposed their email addresses and passwords over the course of the past three months. Early testers of the new software […]

AddThis Tracker “Just a Test,” Still Questioned

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) reported on July 22, 2014 that the White House website WhiteHouse.gov has been running the intrusive tracker AddThis. AddThis is a sharing company that had been quietly running tests with canvas fingerprinting in order to obtain unique tracking information from website users. Canvas fingerprinting, when successful, is supposed to provide […]

Mozilla Releases Versions 31 of Firefox, Complete with Security Add-Ons

This week, Mozilla announced the release of the latest full update for Mozilla Firefox, which will include a bevvy of new features, including the ability to run individual file downloads against Google’s Safe Browsing repository. The service, which is designed to run files against reputation certificates on a global scale, should prevent illicit email attachments […]

Firefox Add-On Conceals Hidden Malware Surprise

The add-on, called Advanced Power, secretly runs a botnet from active computers designed to scan the net for websites that might hold potential vulnerabilities ripe for an exploit or SQL injection. It acts as a secondary background process, passing the buck of responsibility off to the user and creating a facade that makes it look […]

Online Security

The Best Free Tools To Protect Yourself Online

Identity thieves, hackers, scam artists and con men, are all smart people; no doubt about it. They are on the constant lookout to develop programs that can retrieve sensitive information for personal gain. Even Government agencies and investigative authorities utilize the latest data mining technologies to keep tabs on suspects and ordinary citizens. In simple […]

Online Security

How to Avoid Your Online Activities Being Tracked

Your information is of value to almost every other advertiser and service provider. It is not a secret that information phishing agents are always on the prowl to collect as much user information as possible from unsuspecting users. How Is Your Personal Information Valuable? Personal information such as age, gender, home address, email, phone numbers […]

How To Unblock Crackle To Access US & UK Catalogue

Crackle is an online media streaming website similar to Hulu, Netflix and BBC iPlayer. Initially known as Grouper, Crackle was acquired by Sony in 2007 and is used primarily as a platform for displaying content owned by Sony Pictures Classic, Sony Pictures Television, Columbia Pictures, Screen Gems and TriStar Pictures. Although offered free of cost, […]

Tutorials

Safeguard your home PC from snoopy family members

Home computers are often used by multiple family members. It is convenient for us to operate out of a single PC by adding different users, but more often than not, all users are given administrator status. Multiple users lead to multiple browser caches and browsing histories, which are all stored on the computer’s hard drive. […]

Online Security

Google Privacy Policy: Keep Google From Tracking You!

Google’s new Privacy Policies enable Google to track, monitor and understand their users in ways that can be considered as borderline alarming. It is becoming increasingly difficult for users to keep Google from tracking their online whereabouts. Of course, Google is free for everyone, if we don’t consider a few premium service offerings, but Google […]

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How to Unblock Netflix in 2018 (3 Easy Ways that Work)

In this article, we’ll show you how to unblock Netflix no matter in which part of the world you are at present. First some background story. Netflix is an American movie streaming service with an extensive collection of over 20,000 movies and TV shows. But unfortunately, Netflix is only available in its full version in […]