August 22, 2016

BolehGEO Issues with Netflix

Our BolehGEO servers have just been blocked by Netflix (22.08.16). We are working on a fix for this and are expecting to have it deployed soon. Apologies for the inconvenience. Do check back here for updates.
July 3, 2016

UN Council: Internet Blocking is a Violation of Human Rights

Source: Engadget A vote carried out by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has agreed to affirm an expanded resolution on online rights. The non-binding resolution that was passed by the UNHRC on Friday formally condemned countries which take actions to block or disrupt their citizens’ access to ther internet. The resolution […]
June 29, 2016

Making a Trip to the US? Be Prepared to Hand Over Your Facebook & Twitter Accounts

Photo source: The Journal The next time you are entering the United States, you may just be facing a different set of questions on your immigration forms that you are normally accustomed to. That is because the US Customs and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have entered a new proposal into the […]
June 26, 2016

Mark Zuckerberg Puts Tape Over His Webcam. Should You?

Mark Zuckerberg may currently be one of the most powerful men in the world, but that does not mean it stops him from being immune to the security breaches out there. Source: Mark Zuckerberg Facebook When Zuckerberg shared the photo above on his Facebook profile to celebrate Instagram reaching its 500 million monthly […]
June 22, 2016

Russia Wants Encryption Backdoors on All Messaging Apps

Encryption backdoors; a highly debated and often controversial matter. After the ‘security versus privacy’ battle between Apple and the FBI in the government’s orders for the creation of a backdoor to the San Bernardino iPhone, it sparked some members of governments call for weakened encryption on messaging apps or backdoors. While technology experts, […]
June 18, 2016

Twitter Will Now Target You With Ads Based on Your Emojis

As Internet users all over the world may be gearing up to celebrate World Emoji Day on July the 17th, Twitter is preparing something up their own sleeves as well. In a blog post by Neil Shah, Twitter’s ads API product manager, the company revealed a new feature which would allow advertisers to […]
June 12, 2016

This Start-Up Will Help Your Landlord Check Your Facebook Posts for Private Data

It is probably not news that many landlords, hiring managers or college admissions counselors scope out our social media accounts to perform background checks on an individual. However, one start-up company is now taking this one step further by making use of algorithmic models to carry out social media audits of our networking […]
June 8, 2016

Encryption to Come to Facebook Messenger Chats

Source: Nimble News Network One of the top apps on the market may soon be offering end-to-end (e2e) encryption. That’s right. Facebook Messenger, one of the top downloaded apps according to the Google Play Store and Apple’s iTunes store is said to be bringing the end-to-end encryption option to its messaging service, following […]