How can I download a copy of my Facebook data?

Perhaps you already know that Facebooks stores all your data, but did you know that you can download it and flick trough what you have been sharing on the platform since you joined? Facebook have build a self-service tool to offer account holders the opportunity to download their personal data, including posts, photos and videos … Continued

What is an app-only bank?

The widespread use of smartphones and tablets has led to the digitization of many services. Now you can shop, pay your bills and even bank by only using your smartphone. Just like cash machines negate the need to visit the branch during open hours to withdraw money, the Internet is challenging the assumption that we … Continued

What is the difference between 4G and 5G?

The fourth generation of mobile connectivity started to make waves in the late 2000s. 4G made mobile internet speeds up to 500 times faster than 3G and allowed support for HD TV on mobile, high–quality video calls, and fast mobile browsing. The development of 4G was a massive feat for mobile technology, especially for the … Continued

What is DarkSky botnet?

Researcher from Radware’s Threat Research recently warned that they have discovered a new botnet, named DarkSky. It features several evasion mechanisms, a malware downloader and a variety of network- and application – layer DDoS attack vectors. How does DarkSky operate? DarkSKy is capable of running under Windows XP/ 7/ 8/ 10, both x32 and x64 … Continued

How do I change my router password?

Wi-Fi is what you use to connect to the internet, so you can stay in touch with friends on social media, browse the Web, shop or play games. However, poorly secured Wi-Fi can leave your internet connection at risk of being hijacked or worse, leave your personal information exposed. Security experts advise you to change … Continued

How can I keep my laptop’s battery healthy?

Whenever we use our laptops, we are all chained to the little battery icon. Always monitoring how much power our device has before scrabbling for a charger. And it is always frustrating to see the battery die. Unfortunately, this cannot be stopped – overtime, a laptop’s battery life will deteriorate and wear out with frequent … Continued

Four developments in IoT to look out for in 2018

The IoT has moved from fiction to reality, transforming businesses in every industry – from providing doctors with patient data in real time, to tracking online groceries, to automating transport. In fact, both consumers and corporations are embracing the world-changing impact of IoT. IoT and AI are also set to be major investment trends in … Continued

How can I spot a fake app?

Today, apps are everywhere. Anyone with a smartphone or tablet probably has many apps installed for everything from games and entertainment to shopping and productivity. However, with millions being spent on apps every day, there’s a growing threat of counterfeit phone apps which are not always easy to spot. But there are steps you can … Continued

Black Friday scams and six ways to protect yourself

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just around the corner and that means one thing – DEALS, DEALS, DEALS! It’s interesting how the trend has shifted within the last few years, from long overnight queues at shopping centers with people trying to get “the deal of a lifetime” to many choosing to shop online from … Continued

Help! I think my email address has been hacked!

If you’re sure that your details have been stolen there are steps you can take to resolve the issue and take back control of your account. Likewise, if you are not, there are some useful websites you can use to tell you whether your email has been compromised. How has this happened? Hackers are finding … Continued