How Small Businesses Can Avoid Cyberattacks in 2021

Across 2020 – and, most likely, throughout 2021 – the priority of small business owners has been weathering the storm brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. That’s understandable, given the challenges and unique threats from Covid-19. However, the danger posed by cybercriminals has not gone away; in fact, the evidence points to the contrary. The FBI reported huge increases in cybercrime against businesses and individuals in 2020 – a 400% increase in some cases – as hackers looked to exploit the upheaval caused by the pandemic.

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The Risk of Accessibility Permissions in Android Devices

Android Accessibility Services was created to help developers enhance their apps to cater to and assist individuals with disabilities in overcoming their challenges when using their smartphones. When users download these apps, they need to enable ‘Accessibility Permissions’ in order to take advantage of these benefits.  

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Netflix’s ‘The Social Dilemma’: An Eye-Opener to a Silent Existential Crisis, or an Overblown Scare Tactic?

“What I want people to know is that everything they’re doing online is being watched, is being tracked, every single action you take is carefully monitored and recorded”.

-Jeff Seibert, tech entrepreneur.

Netflix’s recent release ‘The Social Dilemma’ caught the world by a storm. With the whole world going through the COVID crisis and the US dealing with the recent elections (in addition to dealing with many social and political controversies), this documentary couldn’t have been released at a better time. Or…was it?

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How to Choose a Good Password

Passwords. We need them for almost everything nowadays. Entering our phones, our computers, social media, and almost any website that involves a credit card purchase or includes personal details. Every time we start a new account on a password-protected site or system, we’re prompted to create a password.

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Protecting your Devices’ Mic from Hackers

Eavesdropping. It used to be something we did to people who shared the same space with us before text messages was a thing. We would put our ear against the door and desperately tried to pick up any parts we could of the secret conversation in the next room. Nowadays, we can have a conversation with a friend about the new Kanye West album, and then as soon as we go into Facebook, what do you know? An ad for that Yeezus album comes up.

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