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What Is Discord And Why Should You Care?

Paula Hingley February 06, 2019 General, OSINT, Social Media Monitoring
Discord is a voiceover IP and messaging program, particularly used by members of the popular game streaming platform, Twitch. Read More

What Is The GDPR And What Does It Mean For You?

The Echosec Team May 09, 2018 General, Privacy
Everybody’s talking about the European Union General Data Protection Regulation right now, and for good reason. The EU GDPR is a broad, powerful piece of legislation that came into effect on May 25th, 2018, and has rewritten the rules of privacy in Europe and the rest of the world, for business and consumers alike. If you're not up-to-date on the new law, or if you’re.. Read More

What Is VK and Why Should You Care?

The Echosec Team August 25, 2017 General, OSINT, Social Media Monitoring
VKontakte (VK) is the 9th most visited website in the world, so why haven’t you heard of it? [Tweet this] Read More

What Is Reddit And Why Should You Care?

Paula Hingley March 03, 2017 General, OSINT, Social Media Monitoring
The brainchild of a couple of college roommates, Reddit is the 7th most visited website in the US and 22nd in the world. A whopping 500 million people log in each month. Read More

What Is Flickr And Why Should You Care?

Paula Hingley January 11, 2017 General, OSINT, Social Media Monitoring
What is Flickr? Yahoo’s photo curating platform, after over a decade in operation, remains to be a favourite in the photographic community. (DMR Stats says) Flickr’s current user base sits around 122 million people in 63 countries. Read More

10 Things We Know: Social Media Privacy

The Echosec Team October 05, 2016 General, OSINT, Privacy, Social Media Monitoring
  The internet is continuously enhancing our ability to connect people and objects around the world. We can better understand these connections by visualizing them in different ways. One way of doing this is to organize these connections by location. Read More

5 Tools To Improve Smartphone Security

The Echosec Team May 25, 2016 Cyber Security, General, Privacy
Since the dawn of the smartphone, it seems as if digital communication has become more common than face-to-face interactions. It is not uncommon for one person to have two computers, a tablet, and a smartphone. Read More

The Privacy Debate: Anonymity Or No?

The Echosec Team June 26, 2015 General, OSINT, Privacy
This week brought new privacy concerns for Uber customers according to this TIME article. The revised policy that will take effect July 15th states that the company can now track users’ behavior; even gather contacts details when the app is closed on their mobile device. The privacy rights group, the Electronic Privacy Information Center, or EPIC, filed a complaint with.. Read More
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