Gmail’s Confidential Mode

RapidVPN/ May 4, 2018/ Blog/

The “Confidential Mode” is the latest Google’s update to Gmail. Google aims to give users of Gmail more control over who gets to see the emails they send, and for how long. The Gmail’s Confidential Mode enables users to remove the right and possibilities of forwarding, downloading, copying or printing selected emails. In addition, Gmail users could request for a

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Virtual Debit Cards: what are they and how do I get one?

RapidVPN/ April 27, 2018/ Blog/

A virtual debit card is like an invisible debit card because there is actually no plastic debit card issued to the client after purchase. When you apply for one of these cards, you will not get a debit card in the mail. However, you will get an email that details all of the card information. When your application is processed,

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The Era Of End-to-end Encryption In Chats

RapidVPN/ April 21, 2018/ Blog/

If you have the Whatsapp messenger on your phone, then at some point, while chatting with your friends, you should have come across a message that read, “Messages to this chat and calls are now secured with end-to-end encryption…” This article will shed light on this feature and what it does. End-to-end encryption (also known as E2EE for short or

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Stay Safe While Installing Chrome Browser Extensions

RapidVPN/ April 14, 2018/ Blog/

While Chrome browser extensions offer a great way to enjoy your browsing, they also have potential dangers that most people do not realize. The extensions are small tools that have access to almost all your online activities – they can capture passwords, cause advertisements to pop up on the web pages you visit, and track your web browsing. Meanwhile, most

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How to Download Torrent without Getting Caught

RapidVPN/ April 7, 2018/ Blog/

Are you searching for ways to download on Torrent sites without leaving traces or getting caught?  Are you afraid of getting discovered and tried for downloading copyrighted files on Torrent sites? Millions of people are torrenting daily to download their favorite movies, apps, software, files, etc. However, it is expedient to know that Torrent sites are not as safe as

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4 methods to encrypt your files on Windows

RapidVPN/ March 31, 2018/ Blog/

One must do everything in their power to protect their private information from getting into the wrong hands. Hackers may eventually get in there but it is best to give them a challenge. Make them work for it. Encryption password protects these precious documents. It is important to remember that a paid version of encryption software is best. EFS Encrypted

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Dangers Of Using Cracked Applications

RapidVPN/ March 24, 2018/ Blog/

A “crack” is a file or series of files used to break into the security shield of a computer system or a computer software programs. This forced entry enables the intruder to gain restricted knowledge (like registration and copy-protection techniques) for profiteering or for other malicious intent. People who write crack files are essentially hackers. There are indeed many dangers

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Craziest hack stories from 2017

RapidVPN/ March 17, 2018/ Blog/

2017 was a year nothing seemed safe enough. Cyber-attacks hіghlіghtеd thе аlаrmіng vulnеrаbіlіtу of оur реrsоnаl іnfоrmаtіоn. Маnу tооls usеd bу gоvеrnmеnt hасkеrs bесаmе рublіс, аnd іt wаs еаsіеr thаn еvеr tо сrеаtе sорhіstісаtеd wауs tо sрrеаd mаlwаrе оr rаnsоmwаrе оr steal data from companies. Companies also frequently fail to patch security flaws in a timely manner. This write-up is

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Cyber Crime Regulations: Worldwide Overview

RapidVPN/ March 9, 2018/ Blog/

Some interesting facts released by the United Nations Conference On Trade and Development (UNCTAD) global mapping for legislations against cyber crime reveal that many more countries, even in Asia and Africa, are giving priority to the issue of cyber crime. A total of 107 countries now have a data protection and privacy legislation measures in full place. It becomes obvious

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In-Browser Cryptocurrency Miners: what are they, what do they do?

RapidVPN/ March 2, 2018/ Blog/

Understanding In-browser Cryptomining It used to be that the calculations involved, the scholarly qualifications needed to set up and run special equipment and the cost of the electricity needed to carry out the work of cryptomining were too complex for the average PC and the average Joe to deal with, making bitcoin mining an impossible task. But not anymore.  

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