How To Tell If Your Webcam Is Hacked
A study conducted on laptop users found that most people don’t realize how easily a webcam can be hacked and cyber-peepers can invade their privacy. If you notice any or a combination of these signs, it’s possible that your laptop camera is being controlled and monitored remotely.
Spotify Launches In Nepal, Sri Lanka Bangladesh, And Pakistan
Music streaming service Spotify has expanded its international footprint, Bringing Audio to 80+ New Markets including Nepal, Sri Lanka Bangladesh, and Pakistan.
Twitter To Launch Paid ‘Super Follow’ Function That Lets Users Charge For Exclusive Content
The microblogging site Twitter has announced it will launch a “super follow” feature, which lets users charge followers for access to exclusive content, later this year.
Telegram Adds Auto-Delete Option To All Messages, Home Screen Widgets, And Expiring Invite Links
Cloud-based instant messaging and voice-over IP service Telegram is updating its app with a bunch of new features. That includes an auto-delete timer for messages in any chat, flexible invite links, and faster access to chats with home screen widgets. Also, groups can now have unlimited members.
Australia Passes New Law Requiring Facebook And Google To Pay For News
Australia has passed a new law that will force tech companies to pay publishers for news content, setting the stage for potential, similar action in other countries.
YouTube To Launch Parental Control Features For Teens To Join Its Main Site
YouTube will offer three safety settings, depending on a child’s age and parents’ discretion. The first tier is called Explore and will feature videos suitable for ages nine and up. Explore More includes a broader swath of videos appropriate for ages 13 and up. The final tier, called Most of YouTube, will include almost all videos on the platform except for age-restricted content.
Twitter Removes 373 Accounts For Violating ‘Platform Manipulation Policies’
The microblogging site Twitter said on Tuesday it had taken down 373 accounts which it said had ties to Russia, Iran and Armenia and had breached its platform manipulation policies.
Netflix Will Now Automatically Download Series Or Movies On Your Mobile Device Based On Your Taste
Netflix introduced Smart Downloads features 3 years ago, so you can find the next episode of your favorite show – even when you’re on the go. Now, the company is rolling a new features that automatically download anything Netflix thinks you might want to watch.
WhatsApp said it will “slowly ask” such users to comply with the new terms “in order to have full functionality of WhatsApp” starting May 15. If they still don’t accept the terms, “for a short time, these users will be able to receive calls and notifications, but will not be able to read or send messages from the app,
A New Malware ‘Silver Sparrow’ Found On 30,000 Macs
Security researchers at Malwarebytes and Red Canary discovered a mysterious piece of malware hiding on nearly 30,000 Macs, one designed to deliver an as-yet-unknown payload, and with a self-destruction mechanism that might remove any trace that it ever existed. They’re calling it Silver Sparrow.
What Does My ISP See When I Am Connected To VPN?
Your ISP sees your VPN connection because they can recognize an unfamiliar IP address. However, they cannot see anything specific about your online activity. This includes your search and download history, as well as the websites you visit.