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The ultimate guide to finding and killing spyware and stalkerware on your smartphone

Surveillance isn't just the purview of nation-states and government agencies -- sometimes, it is closer to home.<p>Our digital selves, more and more, …

Spyware

7 Essential Linux Apps Every User Needs To Install

New to Linux and not sure what programs to install for an excellent experience? If so, you’ll want to read through this list of 7 essential Linux …

Linux

10 online courses and tools to make you a design pro by the end of Labor Day weekend

If your only plan this Labor Day weekend is to breeze through your Netflix watchlist, why not make your vacation more worthwhile by feeding your …

Web Design

Google's Doors Hacked Wide Open By Own Employee

Last July, in Google’s Sunnyvale offices, a hacker found a way to trick doors into opening without the requisite RFID keycard. Luckily for Google, it was David Tomaschik, an employee at the tech giant, who only had good intentions.<p>When he sent his malicious code across the Google network, he saw …

Google Tracks You Even If Location History's Off. Here's How to Stop It

If, like most people, you thought Google stopped tracking your location once you turned off Location History in your account settings, you were …

5 Tools to Scan a Linux Server for Malware and Rootkits

There are constant level of high attacks and port scans on Linux servers all the time, while a properly configured firewall and regular security …

New Wi-Fi attack cracks WPA2 passwords with ease

The common Wi-Fi security standard is no longer as secure as you think.<p>A new way to compromise the WPA/WPA2 security protocols has been accidentally …

One app keeps all your cloud storage under control

<i>This post is presented by iMobie.</i><p>These days, cloud storage is pretty much a must. It’s so common that many of us use at least two cloud services — maybe iCloud for photos and music, Google Drive for professional files, Dropbox for work stuff and so on. That means a lot of passwords to remember, and …

Google Drive

How to Block Robocalls and Spam Calls

Are you getting too many phone calls from spammers and telemarketers? You can take several steps to battle against those annoying, unknown …

How To: The Beginner's Guide to Defending Against Wi-Fi Hacking

Hacking Wi-Fi is a lot easier than most people think, but the ways of doing so are clustered around a few common techniques most hackers use. With a …

Information Security

Samsung ordered to pay Apple nearly $539 million in damages in longstanding patent dispute

A California jury ordered Samsung to pay Apple nearly $539 million as financial damages for copying patented design and utility features on the original iPhone in its own phones.<p>Though a victory for Apple, the size of the sum is something of a split decision. Apple wanted about $1 billion. Samsung …

Deleting a Facebook account is almost impossible, says expert

The Cambridge Analytica scandal that has plagued Facebook for weeks has pushed a number of platform users to consider closing down their accounts.<p>However, even if people choose to delete their Facebook profiles, it is almost impossible to do so without leaving a digital footprint.<p>Juan Carlos Lara, …

How to ‘poison’ your data before you delete Facebook

Over the past few weeks, we’ve learned a lot about Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, and how Facebook uses your data. The revelations have pushed many …

How to Choose a VPN for Digital Privacy and Security

Just about all security experts agree that using a VPN, or virtual private network, when you're accessing the internet via computer or phone is a …

50 Responsive Web Design Tools for Designers Tools Round-Up

What is responsive web design? The name explains itself, it’s responsible to run on any platform would be the simplest definition. Due to the …

How Do You Optimize Images for Web Use?

Web images take up the majority of the download time in most web pages. But if you optimize your web images you will have a faster loading website. …

Mobile Devices

Webflow lets you build gorgeous web animations just by dragging and dropping

Oh, to be a web developer in 2017. We’ve long passed the “bad old days” of Flash (RIP), Silverlight, and ActiveX. It’s now possible to build gorgeous, engaging, animated websites using the holy trinity of HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript — no plugins required. If there’s a downside, it’s that it can be …

Bootstrap 4: Everything You Need to Know

A deep dive into solving common responsive web design problems<p>This article will cover the practical fundamentals you need to start building …

Protect Your Small Business From Cyber Attacks With These Free Tools

Defend against hackers and cybercrime with free email theft protection and easy-to-use cybersecurity tools.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Cyber crime damages are predicted to cost the world $6 trillion annually by 2021, up from $3 trillion in 2015, according to a …

How to Write Product Descriptions That Sell

At one point or another, your company will need to craft product listings, and they need to be as persuasive as possible.<p>This story originally appeared on Bizness Apps<p>At one point or another, your company will need to craft product listings -- whether it’s for a menu, merchandise items or services. …

Exploring the Latest Trends in Site Navigation

Navigation is the key to a good user experience (UX). Users rely on intuitive digital navigation to locate helpful information, explore a brand’s …

UI Design

Someone finally made an app to detect credit card skimmers at the gas pump

In less than 30 seconds a hacker can install a $10 piece of pre-built hardware – easily purchased online – into a gas pump. This device is called a skimmer and it’s designed to get your credit card number when you use it at the pump.<p>A clever developer came up with a somewhat simple approach to …

Equifax has been directing victims to a fake phishing site for weeks

In failing to correctly patch a known vulnerability and exposing the personal data of potentially 143 million Americans to hackers, Equifax made a …

Identity Theft

How to Find Anyone's Business Email Address

If you live in the world of marketing, you've likely wanted to find someone's contact information but had no idea where to start looking. Whether …

Hackers Hid Backdoor In CCleaner Security App With 2 Billion Downloads -- 2.3 Million Infected

Users of Avast-owned security application CCleaner for Windows have been advised to update their software immediately, after researchers discovered criminal hackers had installed a backdoor in the tool. The tainted application allows for download of further malware, be it ransomware or keyloggers, …

SEO Is Simpler Than You Think. 5 Things Every Beginner Needs to Know to Get It Right

Finally, you can feel like you know what you're doing when it comes to SEO.<p>As a non-tech founder, I understand the resistance that comes with doing anything that makes you feel stupid. For me, that includes web design, HTML, and search engine optimization (SEO). This was particularly embarrassing …

Hands On: Keeping a very old laptop useful with Linux

My Lenovo T400 was already old when I bought it as a refurb four years ago. It's still ticking along nicely with a variety of Linux distributions. …

7 ways to lower your AWS bill

The AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) service has many advantages, including easy scalability, pay-for-what-you-use, as-you-go pricing, and an enormous …

SEO for Ecommerce: 6 Steps to Start Selling More Today

If you want to increase your sales on your e-commerce site, look no further than SEO.While SEO is usually touted as a great way to increase your web …

21 free image sites to spruce up your visuals

To keep pace online, PR and marketing pros should have an arsenal of images.<p>Much more than mere aesthetic afterthoughts, compelling visuals can boost …