Category Archives: Blog

Effective Ways to Avoid IP Spoofing

RapidVPN/ October 26, 2017/ Blog/

Malicious hackers are continually looking for ways to steal information from computers and spoofing is one of them. Statistically, over 99% of the businesses and individuals in the world have an email address, and at least 75% use theirs daily. IP Spoofing This is a mechanism used by cybercriminals to gain unauthorized entry into a system, and they can do

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How to Test a Phishing Link without Clicking on It

RapidVPN/ October 19, 2017/ Blog/

The incidents of phishing attacks are not just increasing but also evolving. According to Barkly, the number of spam emails with phishing links increased from 2015 to 2016 by 4 times. It is also estimated that more than half of all emails that are sent are spam and most of them contain malicious attachments and links. There is a need

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4 Secrets on How Mobile Apps Compromise Privacy by Exposing Personal Information

RapidVPN/ October 15, 2017/ Blog/

We all love mobile applications as they allow us to connect with people as well as access information more conveniently and faster than before. Most of the brands also have mobile apps that clients can download and use to not only contact the customer care team but also place orders. Before you download an app, you need to consider your

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5 Security Terms Explained

RapidVPN/ October 11, 2017/ Blog/

In this modern age, it cybersecurity is of much importance as much as the security of your house, car, or your other property. Over 90% of the world’s population with a cyber identity is at the risk of facing at least one security concern given that they have at least one device they use to connect to the internet with

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4 Signs That You Might Have Been Hacked

RapidVPN/ October 8, 2017/ Blog/

Presently, anti-malware programs do little to avoid being hacked. The programs will flag and prevent known malware and ransom programs, but this is not enough to stop malicious hackers from getting access to your devices. They only need to change a byte in their malware, and your anti-malware programs will not be able to flag it down. Hackers like to

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Worst Countries to Download Torrents in

RapidVPN/ October 5, 2017/ Blog/

The digital platform has increased the appetite for on-demand content, in particular among the youth. There is an increase in the number of countries trying to stem digital piracy; however, despite the efforts to deal with this epidemic, many people are finding new ways of circumnavigating the laws in place. This has not dampened the efforts of countries around the

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Types of Hackers, Explained

RapidVPN/ October 1, 2017/ Blog/

The number of online threats keeps increasing everyday as hackers develop new tactics of devouring money and personal information from unsuspecting internet users. Luckily, online security companies have improved the technologies and systems that they use to develop anti-virus and anti-malware software. Here is a brief overview of the various types of hackers that you should know. White Hat Hackers

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6 Security Tips for Windows 10

RapidVPN/ September 28, 2017/ Blog/

Windows 10 is one of the most advanced and user friendly operating system that you can install on your computer. Just like other OS, there are a number of things that you need to do to enhance security and your privacy while working on it. Here are six of the best security tips that you should be aware of if

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Do Truly Anonymous Cryptocurrencies Exist?

RapidVPN/ September 24, 2017/ Blog/

Cryptocurrencies continue to redefine the finance world by providing opportunities for people to make transactions using digital currency. One of the main advantages of using digital currency such as bitcoins is that the transactions are anonymous to a certain extent. But, the questions that we need to ask ourselves are that do truly anonymous cryptocurrencies exist? People are keen on

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3 Security Trends of Threats in 2017

RapidVPN/ September 21, 2017/ Blog/

Websites that specialize in providing information about internet security are continuously finding new threats and reporting about them more frequently nowadays. Physical solutions can no longer be trusted to protect your database and systems from hackers. The new generation of cyber criminals uses psychological and social-technical strategies to achieve their objectives. Here are three security trends of threats in 2017

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