Malware is a software, nothing more and nothing less. But this can make them very dangerous.
People cannot see everything in front of them. That is also true with the "invisible malware".
With the advancements in technology powering anti-malware and Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR), computer protections are becoming generally better. This makes sophisticated attacks able to be predicted and prevented.
But this is where malware developers are moving lower on the stack.
While people know that newer devices are packed with better technology, more features and functionalities, lesser know that their old items should be properly taken care of before being sold or disposed.
During its usage, your mobile phone will store personal and sensitive information such as contacts; messages, documents web browsing and GPS locations; photos, music and videos; and even other sensitive and personal information that includes login ID and passwords to emails, websites and social media accounts.
Google is a giant company. Thriving on the web, it's no stranger to employees working in remote places.
The company has nearly 100,000 workers spread over 150 cities in more than 50 countries on five continents. In its quest to create the perfect remote team, researchers at the company spent two years studying more than 5,000 employees for solutions.
Here, the researchers measured well-being, performance, and connectedness among other things, and came up with recommendations on how to keep things consistent, even if employees are spread out across the globe.
There was a time when cameras on mobile devices were less than 1 itty-bitty megapixel. But fast-forward, people have smartphones with multiple cameras, each with huge megapixels.
A megapixel consists of one million pixels (picture element), The unit has been used for image sensing capacity in digital cameras. In general, the more megapixels a digital camera has, the better the resolution when printing an image in a given size.
With more and more megapixels packed into a camera sensor, what more can companies do to further improve the quality of pictures?
The internet is good for many reasons. But it's also bad for the same amount of reasons.
With the technology being available in more places, people have been given the power of speech. Not anymore that thoughts are restricted and limited to media publishing only, as with social media platforms, everyone with an internet connection can deliver their opinions.
In a good and bad ways.
While the web in general has documented the human knowledge, it has also created toxic environments where hate speech and fake news spread like wildfire.
With their clumsiness, out-of-this world imaginations, innocently mischievous smiles and their oversized eyes and tiny little mouths, children can bring joy to anyone seeing them.
This includes YouTube, the streaming giant of the web owned by Google.
With the many young YouTube influencers, or 'kidfluencers' appearing on the platform, with some having hundreds of thousands to even millions or even tens of millions of subscribers, they are the gold mines for YouTube.
For those people who have searched for a product on online shopping sites to realize that the price can change a few hours later, they are not alone.
They should know that they have been subjected to the e-commerce site's pricing algorithms.
In a good way, algorithms can sort many things out, making tedious and repetitive task for humans a lot more bearable.
On e-commerce websites, or airlines' websites and hotels, algorithms are doing most of the work rather than human, as automated systems have become ubiquitous on the internet.