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HideMyAss Netflix, BBC iPlayer Workarounds That Just Might Work

Netflix, BBC iPlayer and other streaming services are clamping down on VPN users accessing their services from abroad. If you have a HideMyAss! account and have experienced challenges to use it with Netflix, BBC iPlayer, or another online streaming service, here are a handful of last resorts you can try before giving up entirely. We […]

How to Stream UEFA Euro 2016 Online in Any Country

UEFA EURO 2016 kicked off on June 10th 2016. It is the 15th edition of the men’s football championship. Over the course of a month, 24 European teams will contest in the hopes of winning the gold medal. Initially divided into six groups of four teams, the know out stage include three rounds and the […]

How to Watch Super Bowl 50 Online

This article will show you how to watch Super Bowl online. The most anticipated football game of the year is almost upon us. The Panthers vs Broncos are set to brawl it all out on Sunday, February 7, 2016 at the Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California for this year’s Super Bowl 50 extravaganza. Here’s […]

How To Watch Sherlock: The Abominable Bride on New Year’s Day

Sherlock fans are already highly anticipating the new season of the globally successful TV show Sherlock. Unfortunately for the show’s fans, they will have to wait a bit longer before the show returns on TV as filming of the fourth three-episode series will still take place around April 2016. A new episode would probably be […]

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VPN IP Addresses Blocked by BBC iPlayer

VPN users are reporting issues with accessing the BBC iPlayer, according to Malaysian provider BolehVPN. The VPN provider claims that the BBC has been blocking large numbers of IP addresses associated with VPN services. “This has sadly affected our UK servers as well, but rest assured that we’re working hard on a solution,” said BolehVPN. […]

Hola Unblocker is the Free VPN You Wish You Had Never Installed

Hola (http://hola.org) is an extremely popular free VPN provider. Not least because of the price. According to their website, over 47 million people use Hola. Many of the user are using Hola for unblocking geographically restricted content such as Netflix and BBC iPlayer to name a few. If you are a user, we strongly recommend […]

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Samsung Smart TVs Could Be Listening to Everything You Say

Today, Samsung took a candid moment to come forward and inform the TV purchasing public that certain brands of their Smart TVs might accidentally be listening in on customers’ conversations, and reselling the data gathered by the microphone to third-party advertising services. The company themselves are actually the ones putting out the warning, which suggests […]

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VPNs Say Netflix Working Fine Now, Exec Calls Claims ‘False’

Tech bloggers and VPN services were abuzz earlier this week when reports surfaced that Netflix was taking new measures against geo blocking circumvention measures. Netflix has since denied these reports but a couple of VPN providers we spoke with tell us that they’ll be keeping a close eye on things. VPN provider TorGuard was one […]

Lizard Squad Speaks Up About DDoS

This Christmas, millions of kids and adults around the globe booted up their brand new consoles, only to be greeted with a message from Microsoft and Sony claiming that their online gaming networks were “down for maintenance”. In the days that followed, a well-known hacking group and offshoot of Anonymous calling themselves Lizard Squad publicly […]

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High-End Keyless Cars Become Popular Targets For Thieves

Criminal gangs have started targeting high-end cars featuring keyless security systems, warned a motoring group industry cited by the BBC. The thieves are acquiring equipment, generally used for legitimate means, for acts of car theft and to reprogram keys. Keyless ignition and entry typically works for the driver with a key fob, which opens the […]

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Smart Meters Can Be Hacked To Under-Report Power Use

Previously, there was a report highlighting the vulnerability of traffic lights to hacking. It indicated that privacy and security are key issues for critical infrastructure and the energy sector. Now a new story has unfolded: millions of smart meters (network-connected electricity meters) used in Spain can be hacked due to lack of essential security implementations. […]

BBC Will Publish List of Right to be Forgotten Removals

The BBC is to publish a public list of its articles that have been removed from Google search results under Europe’s right to be forgotten ruling. The BBC and the Guardian have been very critical of the ruling, often publishing the details of a removal request once it has been brought to their attention by […]