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How To Enable Hidden Reader Mode In Chrome Browser

Google just released its latest update for Chrome version 75 and it comes with a bunch of new features. However, one of the most important and interesting ones here is the hidden Reader Mode called Distill page . The feature is disabled by default one has to enable Reader Mode in Chrome 75 to activate it. Once enabled, this mode removes the clutter  (distracting things like ads, banner, videos, etc) from the we b page so that you can focus on the article and read without any disturbances. Nowadays, many websites you visit bombard you with banners, ads, videos, and other distracting, unrelated stuff when all you want to do is read an article. But if you find all the extra stuff on web pages too distracting then you can go into " Reader Mode " to simplify web pages for better readability. The ads, banners, videos, and other distracting items on the web pages  are removed, leaving you with only the content you're interested in. A Reader Mode is great for users w

Is FaceApp Safe To Use? Viral FaceApp Has Privacy Issues You Should Know

Previous 3-4 days have been crazy for people who like to be active on social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter where there has been a full takeover of pictures from FaceApp that transforms your look or image to what you may possibly look like after 50 years (old-age filter), by the help of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Everyone's posting, and everyone's happy to share the look they will probably after 50 years down. The viral hashtag #AgeChallenge or #FaceApp has now has been trending on Twitter for at least 48 hours. In India, the FaceApp has created similar buzz as in other markets.  The FaceApp application is not a new app, After going viral in 2017, this app is again in the news and is trending globally thanks to the so-called FaceApp Challenge , in which celebs and everyone else have been adding years to their face with the app's old-age filter. The app uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to create a rendering of what you might look in a f

Avoid These Mistakes When Using Free Public Wi-Fi

In this article, I am discussing which common mistakes people should avoid and stay safe when using free public Wi-Fi . Before reading this article you can read more about why is it risky to use free public Wi-Fi here  for better understanding.  So, Let's begin. You were bored at the airport or any other public place and decided to connect to that free Wi-Fi network, to get some last-minute work done before you turn your email notifications off for one joyful week. You may think you were doing your boss a favor and also think that boss will become happy after seeing your work, but in reality, you've just exposed yourself to countless security threats. Whether you're aware of it or not, everything comes at a price. And if you use a free Wi-Fi network to make online payments, this might end up being your most expensive mistake . Free public Wi-Fi networks are so vulnerable that even your technologically challenged mother could learn how to hack them. Ok,

Why is it risky to use Free Public Wi-Fi Networks? - Towards Cybersecurity

There are two things that can destroy a perfect holiday : bad weather and waking up with an empty bank account . Unfortunately, I can't tell you how to hack the weather, but I can help you avoid getting hacked. In this article, I am discussing why is it risky to use free public Wi-Fi networks. So, Let's begin. It's Sunday morning and you're hanging out at your local coffee shop using the free public Wi-Fi to catch up on a few tasks that you couldn't quite get to during your busy week. Sound familiar? This is a typical scenario for many of us but did you know, you might be unaware of some threats present in the background on free public Wi-Fi while you check the balance of your bank account . So, it is risky for you. Public Wi-Fi can be found in popular public places like airports, coffee shops, malls, restaurants, and hotels and it allows you to access the Internet for free. Businesses have realized that providing free Wi-Fi to their customer

Common Types Of Cyber Attacks - Towards Cybersecurity

A cyberattack is a malicious attempt by an individual or organization to breach the information system of another individual or organization. Generally, the attacker achieves some type of benefit from disrupting the victim's network. We are living in a digital era. Nowadays, most people use computers, smartphones, and the internet. Due to the dependency on digital things, illegal computer and smartphone activity is growing and changing like any type of crime. So, cyberattacks are very destructive. Here, I will give an overview of some of the most common types of cyberattacks. So, Let's begin. Common Types Of Cyber Attacks:- Denial-of-Service (DoS) & Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) Malware Phishing SQL Injection (SQLi) Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) So, Let's talk about these common types of cyberattacks in-detail. 1. Denial-of-Service (DoS) & Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) DoS (Denial-of-Service A