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Comprehensive guide on Internet safety for seniors in 2021

Rakesh Naik
September 15, 2021
How to protect seniors and the elderly from the dangers of the Internet, and explaining to them how they can protect themselves from Internet threats.
Spoofing is like a mask – you’re pretending to be someone else
Sabrina Lupsan
Sep 6, 2021

Complete spoofing analysis with security protection measures in 2021

A demonstration of a website spoofing attack and measures of protection.
Man uses laptop, server kabinet is open and cables are visible!
Rakesh Naik
Aug 18, 2021

The best 11 network monitoring tools of 2021

Network monitoring tools minimize network downtime and ensure optimal performance output no matter how long ago it was set up.

In-Depth Guide to De-Googling: Delete Google, Gmail, YouTube accounts

Dean Chester
August 9, 2021
Image based on Shutterstock Hello, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to another CoolTechZone guide! Though our website is mainly dedicated to reviewing and comparing various and best VPN services , we realize that virtual private network technologies are just one asset, albeit a very important one, of Internet privacy and security. So in our today’s guide, I’ll tell you about another topic: deleting your Google accounts and finding alternatives to Google services. But wait, you’re probably...

55 Ways to Save Money on Internet Safety: The DEFINITIVE Guide

Dean Chester
August 6, 2021
Image source - Shutterstock Have you ever said to yourself: “Man, I wish I could afford all those pricey tools for Internet safety”? I know I have. Some may say that Web security is not something to save money on. I say, it absolutely is. Do you want to know why? Then jump straight into my newest guide on how to save money on Internet safety! But that’s not all! In the end, you’ll find a bonus chapter on how to save even more money by using your Net security tools! Use the table of contents...

Social media safety rules for 2021

Dean Chester
August 6, 2021
Image source - Shutterstock How much time do you spend on social media? 2, 3, or even more hours a day? Meanwhile, posting and communicating on social networking websites are not just bells and whistles, they often put our safety and privacy at risk. But how to stay secure and improve your social media safety? In order to do this, you have to learn all possible risks of social media and know useful practical tips on how to protect your private data on social networks. In this guide, I will show...

Must 15 “Do not do on Internet” rules for 2021

Ozair Malik
August 1, 2021
A 21- year old student of Kings College London, running for student union president , found out about the importance of Internet safety rules the hard way. A week before Election Day, his witty opponents found his objectionable pictures in his past social media posts that were vulgar and referenced drug use. This dreadful incident crashed his political career. The doomed candidate withdrew his candidature, providing an open playing field to his opponents. Alas, he is not the only victim of...

23 DIY privacy and security settings for your Windows

Rakesh Naik
August 1, 2021
Imagine someone stole your computer and now has access to all your sensitive information just because you weren’t careful enough to secure it on your computer. You wouldn’t like that, would you? In this article, we work on just how you can prevent such a breach of sensitive information that might be personal or of professional importance. In this article, we look at 23 different ways , which were tried and tested by your truly, that helps you improve the privacy of your Windows 10 PC . The...

The enigma & the benefits of the deep web

Rakesh Naik
July 27, 2021
Image source - Shutterstock The Deep web is and always has been an enigma to regular users of the internet. The deep web is almost like the oceans of Earth; while only 10% has been explored so far, what is unexplored is even more shocking and vast. The deep web is mostly known as the worst place for internet users to visit due to the myriad of crimes and illegal activities that can take place to victimise these users. The deep web is where governments hide secrets that they don’t want anyone to...

Deep dive into OSINT methods, or how do "they" know everything about you?

Sabrina Lupsan
July 27, 2021
OSINT , or Open-Source Intelligence , has been around for years, and you , as well as me and probably everyone that has had contact to the internet, have used it, even unknowingly. OSINT techniques can refer to as little as looking up a person on Facebook or reading the local newspaper. Considering this, it is crucial to know how much you are disclosing about yourself. This article will learn what OSINT, how much people know about you, and the top OSINT tools you can use safely is. 📑 Table of...

All you need about 7 steps of Cyber Kill Chain

Rezarta Meni
July 25, 2021
Image source - Shutterstock This year began with the promise of a brighter future, but it looks like it will be a long way ahead. If you look at the 2021 statistics, you will notice that most of them are showing the fact that cybersecurity risks are increasing as a result of COVID-19 and the work-from-home approach, making that one of the most serious challenges that businesses face daily. Ignoring cybersecurity risks has been proven to be one of the costliest mistakes, but on the other hand,...

Why Covid19' is a game-changer in the whole cybersecurity domain?

Hamna Imran
July 21, 2021
It might surprise you that Telephone-operated Crime Survey for England and Wales (TCSEW) estimated a significant increase in physical crimes during April and May 2020 compared with a two-month average in the pre-lockdown period. While the falling trend might be observed across the majority of crime types like theft offenses and domestic burglary. The survey indicates a rise in computer misuse offenses during April and May. As hackers who progress on chaos visualized the outbreak as a way to...

Introduction to Identity Management and why it is crucial to protect your digital identity in 2021

Nihad Hassan
July 21, 2021
Image Source – freepik.com Have you ever think that your digital identity will be protected by a third party in 2021? The recent attacks on the supply chain of IT service providers prove that we as humans are still the weakest part of our identity protection from theft or misuse, but we can expect an expansion of Identity authentication services already. 📑 Table of contents: Why IAS become increasingly important? Introduction to Identity and Access Management (IAM)? Conclusion Why IAS become...

What is HTTPS, and how It relates to TLS and SSL? Does HTTPS really protect you against cyber threats?

Hamna Imran
July 21, 2021
Are you also one of those people who think that the green lock in the URL has superpowers to protect you from all the viruses? Well, let me surprise you today and hurl a new perspective. Do yourself a favor by reading the expert advice. 📑 Table of Contents What is HTTPS? Difference between HTTP and HTTPS How to identify whether a website is using HTTPS? Why must HTTPS be used? Working of HTTPS What is SSL/TLS? HTTPS relationship with TLS and SSL Does HTTPS protect you from attacks? Potential...

How to host your own Threat Intelligence server and filling it with data?

Hamna Imran
July 21, 2021
Ever received a link through email that took you to a suspicious website? Well, if your answer is No, You are fortuitous enough because you could have lost a lot of personal information. According to a Cybercrime report, most cyberattacks begin with a simple email. Above 90 percent of unbeaten hacks and data breaches stem from phishing emails that beguile the recipients to click a link, open a document, or forward information to someone which they shouldn't. People are the weakest link in the...

Artificial Intelligence in Cyber Warfare: The End of Humanity Imminent?

Rakesh Naik
July 20, 2021
The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race. It would take off on its own, and re-design itself at an ever-increasing rate. Humans, who are limited by slow biological evolution, couldn't compete, and would be superseded.” – Stephen Hawking Cyberwarfare is a new form of warfare waged through computers , enhanced software, the internet as well as malware to further national agendas and improve the international game of power. With the improvement of...

Everything You Need to Know About SIEM with the Top 5 SIEM Solutions on the Market in 2021

Rakesh Naik
July 2, 2021
Do you run a business and are worried about its security? Or are you an InfoSec professional looking to expand your knowledge? Well, you're in luck! In this article, I discuss a security solution known as SIEM that is made to improve the security of any enterprise. 📑 Table of Contents What is SIEM? How Does SIEM Software Work? Need for SIEM Software Incident Detection Compliance with Regulations Incident Management Benefits and Drawbacks of SIEM Software Benefits of SIEM Drawbacks of SIEM What...

Credit Card Security Risks

Darina Shramko
June 11, 2021
Image source - Shutterstock It is difficult to imagine a modern person who does not use Visa or MasterCard cards . More and more people prefer cashless payments . Paying bills, shopping online, and booking flights can all be done in seconds, all thanks to credit cards. However, are we thinking about the algorithms used in credit cards ? To protect yourself from the actions of intruders , you need to find out how the payment was made. So how do bank cards work? Let's figure it out together. This...

Internet Privacy: Expectations vs. Reality

Dean Chester
July 7, 2021
Welcome, privacy enthusiasts! We are glad to see you again at COOLTECHZONE.COM . And today, we’d like to talk to you about something that is very important to understand to fully make use of a VPN. On the other hand, this thing is seldom discussed. It is, of course, myths and misconceptions about VPN technology. Without further delay, let’s get into it! Table of contents: Why there are so many VPN misconceptions Myths truth about VPNs: Reality check How to choose a VPN that won’t disappoint you...