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SMS Vs. Messaging Apps, And What Should You Know About Their Security

With the internet in more places and smartphones becoming more capable, many people still use SMS to send messages.

As a matter of fact, billions of people still use the short-messaging service to communicate with their loved ones and colleagues. On the surface, the ubiquitous method has nothing wrong. But when seeing through security perspective, that's a different story

The truth behind SMS is that, the service isn't at all secured.

How To Easily And Quickly Spot Deepfake Whenever You See One

Fact or fiction? Reality or fake? In the modern days of technology and internet, the line that differentiate the terms are blurring.

With computers becoming more capable and AI becoming more advanced, deepfakes have become a public concern. Introduced by a user on Reddit, the technology has evolved far faster than many people have anticipated.

Because the technology is providing the ways for people to fake videos, the implication is terrifying.

Explaining The Types Of VPN Services And The Protocols They Use

Virtual Private Network, or 'VPN', has become a term almost synonymous for internet security. There are a lot of things going on during a VPN connection, making the term complex to explain.

VPNs as a matter of fact, come in many different shapes. It can be overwhelming to distinguish them all and also between the technologies they use, let alone knowing what type of VPN is the best choice for your needs.

Big As Whale, Small As Plankton: Explaining The Cryptocurrency World That Has Animals As Names

Cryptocurrencies are those digital assets that boasts transparency and anonymity. Designed to work as a medium of exchange that uses strong cryptography to secure financial transactions, cryptocurrency has a world on its own.

And with its wide adoption throughout the world, there are terms that some may find confusing.

For example, there are what people call cryptocurrency “whale,” “bear,” and “bull".

Explaining 'Spoof Emails', And What To Know About This Scamming Method

Scammers are smart. They can use their knowledge and experience, as well as all the available tools at their disposal to trick victims to do their bidding.

One of the methods of scam, is called 'email spoofing', which can be described as the fabrication of an email header in the hopes of tricking the recipient into thinking that the email originated from someone or somewhere other than the intended source.

Another way of saying it: email spoofing is when someone sends an email with a forged sender address.

Domain Age And SEO: Is Older The Wiser?

The older the wiser. Or to be more precise, 'another year older, another year wiser'.

On the internet, the older a domain name gets, the more it should be respected. According to SERPWoo, an search engine results page checker, the domain age for the top 20 websites on the internet hardly had any domains that were under 1 year old - like almost zero.

"The thing is, it was rare the domain was within the top 10."

'Digital Zombies', And How The World Can Fight Or Embrace Them

In the modern era where people are always connected to the internet, the society has changed dramatically.

With more capable internet connection and an increasing amount of devices to choose from, practically everyone wants to have their own smartphones and dedicated internet connection, just to enjoy the abundance of 'activities' that can be done on the internet.

And with the more and more devices put online, and more and more people connected to the internet, the more information would be shared. As a result, we became dependent of the technology.