Tor Enabled Sim Card Will Keep Communications Anonymous

Mobile and Internet communications have made our life a lot easier but at the same time it has also put our privacy vulnerable. Protecting the information online is one of the major challenge that we all face today. The goal has become to access everything without revealing anything. When it comes to privacy, almost no one can be trusted. There is even a possibility that out ISP provider or our VPN service provider is maintaining a log for everything that we do online and keeping  a track on us and there is good chance that we are not aware of it.

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90% of Android Apps are Collecting User Data reveals Oxford University Researchers

Researchers from Oxford University, UK have analyzed about 959,000 apps from the US and UK Google Play Store and the research revealed that almost 90% of the apps that are present in the Play Store are sharing data with Google. The study also revealed that the data harvested are also shared with major social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter and also with tech giants like Amazon. The data harvested and collected is estimated to be shared with over 10 companies. 90% apps that are available on the play store keeps track of users personal data and collects the data and shares it with multiple companies.

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Network Scanning Tool: Nmap

Nmap stands for “Network Mapper”.

It is a free and open source tool used for network scanning and security auditing. It was written by Gordon Lyon (also known by his pseudonym Fyodor Vaskovich). It supports different techniques like host discovery, port scanning, service discovery, OS detection, version detection and many more. It can be used to scan any type of network, even with many devices.

Nmap uses raw IP packets in different ways to determine the available hosts on the network, the services those hosts are offering, operating system (versions) they are running, the types of packet filters or firewalls in use, etc.

Syntax of nmap command:

nmap [Scan Type(s)] [Options] {target specifications}

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