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July 2017 was rich for events and news in IT field. That is why we decided to outline the main ones so you don’t have to go through all of the media outlets yourself. Let’s look back to the most noteworthy news of the past month that was covered in such mass media giants as The New York Times, Independent, The Guardian, etc.
There is a surge of interest in VPN’s following the news about the latest scam. It’s a talking point even among those users who have likely never heard the abbreviation before. They can’t distinguish a reliable service from a fake one, and often fall into a trap. In addition, as a result of poor configuration, such VPN’s may leak your real IP address and promote installing malware on your device.
It is a time when we learn about our friends’ vacations, world events, and colleagues’ views on different subjects via social networks. Have you ever thought that this information you publicly display may be used to spy on you? Moreover, all kinds of your personal data such as your location, age, phone number, etc. are available to unauthorized third parties.
It is worth mentioning that Apple has a number of security measures that make attacking Macs more difficult than computers based on other operating systems. However, recent events have shown that even they are at risk and sometimes become targets for hackers. Actually, macOS is almost immune to viruses, but not to malware. The latter try to find their way to an Apple device and get your sensitive data by asking you for certain permissions.
Another key thing to know
And now, when you have become more literate in the matter of internet security, you most likely realized that so many problems can be avoided simply by using a VPN. So why not try VPN Unlimited? It will surely save your privacy and make your sensitive data inaccessible to hackers.
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