Category Archives: Blog

Cybercrime – Part 3: Crime Against Individual

RapidVPN/ February 2, 2018/ Blog/

Overall use of online sites for banking, emailing, socializing, or even just gaming is growing all the time and unfortunately so is internet cybercrime, especially against individuals! Like any other type of crime the typical online user doesn’t think they’re at risk until it’s too late. Internet security risks seem to be growing faster that anyone would have imagined. If

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Cybercrime – Part 2: Crime Against Companies

RapidVPN/ January 26, 2018/ Blog/

Companies-related cybercrime continues to outpace individual identity theft for consumers. Companies are suffering because thieves know they don’t have resources including time and money to put up a strong defense to protect their information against a data breach. Cybercriminals have developed sophisticated techniques to steal private information from the smallest businesses to largest corporations. Most of the time organizations will

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Cybercrime – Part 1: Introduction

RapidVPN/ January 21, 2018/ Blog/

What Cybercrime is Computer crime refers to criminal activity involving a computer. The computer may be used in the commission of a crime, or it may be the target. Cybercrime relates to the unlawful use of the Internet. In its purest form, cybercrime can be defined as any illegal activity that uses a computer as its primary means of function.

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The Role of a Firewall in the Year 2018

RapidVPN/ January 14, 2018/ Blog/

With the roles that computers play in our daily lives, it is imperative to know as many things about them as possible. Most of us know how to send and receive emails; do simple word processing and the like. But it is just as important to understand those parts of our computer that could protect us from computer problems down

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What is Incognito mode and why you should use it

RapidVPN/ January 10, 2018/ Blog/

What is Incognito mode Incognito mode is a feature available on the Google Chrome and other browsers. What this feature lets you do is, it will let you browse privately. For example when you enter this incognito mode, it doesn’t save your browsing history it also doesn’t save your search history and additionally it won’t store cookies of websites you

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How safe are open Wi-Fi Networks?

RapidVPN/ January 4, 2018/ Blog/

Open Wi-Fi networks give you access to the Internet by radio signals instead of wires, so you get to surf the net anywhere like at the hotels, airports or at the mall you can get online at a coffee shop or at the other coffee shop. But there are strings attached to that public wireless network you are connected to,

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Cryptocurrency Outlook in 2018, Invest or Not

RapidVPN/ December 29, 2017/ Blog/

If you have been following the crypto news, you’ll know that Cryptocurrencies have been around for almost a decade now with Bitcoin being the first to come into the big picture. Today, we have so many of them around, and so many people have been investing in them. If you are like other people who are currently wondering whether to

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What is Google Stalking and How to prevent that?

RapidVPN/ December 22, 2017/ Blog/

Google stalking is the search and use of information or data of people by an individual or group to harass, intimidate and cause you fear for different reasons. Common abusive behaviors that occur with the use of technology include monitoring communications with others, transmitting threats, making false accusations, identity theft, damage to personal data or equipment, solicitation of minors for

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Protect Yourself from Phishing Attacks

RapidVPN/ December 11, 2017/ Blog/

Cybercriminals are getting smarter by the minute, and they are looking to access your critical information such as credit card information, and passwords. Phishing attacks are the most prevalent and you ought to be wary and identify them before hackers get hold of your information. By the third quarter of 2017, there were over 1.5 million online phishing attacks, and

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Where Should You Host Your Confidential Business Information? In-House or Cloud

RapidVPN/ December 7, 2017/ Blog/

Whether to host sensitive business information on local servers or externally through the cloud is a question that continues to weigh heavily on most Chief Technology Officers. While the advanced technological developments with the cloud services continue to change, introducing a host of benefits to different business models, this advancement hasn’t wholly dispelled security threats to business information. However, is

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