Smart Home Devices Are Putting Your Privacy at Risk

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Smart Home Devices Can Significantly Hurt Yor Privacy

Smart devices are undoubtedly handy and can make our everyday life a lot simpler and more convenient. But, they also come with certain drawbacks, some of which can be very serious. Recent research has shown that millions of smart devices are vulnerable to hacking exploits. Here are some of the most common smart home devices that could be putting your privacy at risk.

How do Smart Device Breaches Happen?

Finding a weak-point in your network is often where most hackers begin when trying to take over your home network. There are close to a dozen entry points in an average smart home through which hackers can gain access to your valuable information. The more smart devices there are in your home, the more options the attacker will have to find the weakest link. Here are just a couple of the most vulnerable smart devices you might have connected to your smart network: Read more...

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Best Tips for Improving Privacy and Security in 2021

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Useful Tips How to Protect Your Information Online

In our previous Zlog, we’ve highlighted the worst apps for privacy in the year behind us. But, as the Internet landscape is continually changing and evolving year after year, it’s easy to overlook important aspects that make up your online world.

As an online user, you can do a lot of things to retain control of your valuable information. If you want to make your online data just a bit safer, consider including these cybersecurity resolutions and tips for improving privacy on your list for 2021. Read more...

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Worst Apps for Privacy – Delete These Now for Better Privacy in 2021

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A Look Back at the Worst apps for Privacy in 2020

At the end of every year, we like to highlight the most important online privacy and security stories and share with you useful tips on how to improve your privacy going into the next year. As we’ve saved the traditional tips and updates guide for our ZoogVPN Special Blog that comes out on December 31st, in this Zlog post we’ll make an introduction to the topic by taking a look at another interesting aspect that affects your online privacy – pushy and intrusive apps that compromise your online privacy. In this regard, let’s talk about the three worst apps for privacy in 2020 and go over the most significant reasons why you should consider deleting them from your devices. Read more...

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Avoid Cybersecurity Threats When Shopping Online This Holiday Season

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Be Careful When Shopping Online This Holiday Season

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are behind us, but the holiday shopping season is just ramping up. With the ongoing pandemic this year, online shopping has seen a huge increase, as many people have decided to purchase things exclusively over the internet instead of visiting brick and mortar stores.

And, while online shopping can be an excellent way to avoid crowded shopping centers and unpleasant situations, buying over the Internet opens up a gateway for a different variety of issues. In this Zlog post, we’ll share with you some of the most effective tips on how to stay safe when shopping online and using the Internet this holiday season. Read more...

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5 More VPN Myths Debunked

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Debunking Common VPN Misconceptions

Last year, we shared with you some of the most common VPN myths and misconceptions among online users. Because of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic that has been affecting our lives since the start of this year, the use of VPNs has skyrocketed, making these useful tools a necessity for many people. But, with the further popularization of VPNs in 2020, there have also been many new VPN myth misbeliefs that arose in the privacy and security sphere. That’s why, in this Zlog post, we’ve decided to debunk 5 more VPN myths that are circulating the Internet. Read more...

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