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Fake WhatsApp app downloaded more than one million times

A fake version of the WhatsApp messenger app was downloaded more than a million times from the Google Play Store before it was removed. The app, "Update WhatsApp Messenger", appeared to have been developed by the firm behind the real program - WhatsApp Inc. According to users on web forum Reddit, the fake contained ads and could [...]

By | November 7th, 2017|

What are the best privacy settings for my computer and smartphone?

Computer Privacy Take a look at the privacy settings offered in your browser (usually found in the Tools menu) to see whether you can fine-tune them to keep the good content and block the unwanted content. When you are online, websites install cookies on your computer that can track your interests. Some cookies can be [...]

By | November 5th, 2017|

WhatsApp: a guide for parents and carers

What is WhatsApp? WhatsApp is a mobile messaging app which allows users to exchange messages using existing phone contacts without having to pay text message fees. WhatsApp Messenger is available on most mobile devices including iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Windows Phone and Nokia. WhatsApp users can create groups and send each other unlimited images, video and [...]

By | January 29th, 2017|

The Dangers of Online Internet Banking

Online internet banking has created a convenient way for us to handle our business without leaving our home. There are inherent dangers associated with internet banking. Here are a few things to watch out for. Hacking Most banks have safeguards against hacking, but your personal computer may not have the sophisticated technology that the banks [...]

By | January 12th, 2017|

Online Risk: Myths and Facts

The internet is a wonderful resource for young people and offers unprecedented opportunities for connecting and learning. But it can also be scary. Many parents are afraid their children will be exposed to upsetting content or meet dangerous people online. What are the facts about online risk? Risk vs harm First, it’s important to know [...]

By | December 27th, 2016|

Participate for a chance to enter a raffle on an Iphone7!

TRA Bahrain is conducting a survey for the residence in Bahrain (targeting specifically parents, teachers, care-givers, academics) to evaluate demand or interest in cyber-safety products & services, in order to prepare for the effective introduction and promotion of suitable cyber safety products in the Kingdom. Rules: Over 18 years Complete the survey & fill out [...]

By | November 4th, 2016|

How much is too much?

By | September 28th, 2016|

VIVA takes the lead in battling scam and spam

Manama – Bahrain (March 23, 2016): In line with its longstanding commitment to safeguard the trust of its customers, VIVA Bahrain is taking the lead against the recent breakout of fraudsters that have appeared on the surge of scam calls targeting customers. The company is reaching out to combat the issues on rise by first [...]

By | June 2nd, 2016|

TRA launches “Say No to Cyberbullying” Booklet in cooperation with “Be-Free” Program

Seef District, Kingdom of Bahrain - Wednesday, 17 February 2016. The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) of the Kingdom of Bahrain issued "Say No to Cyberbullying" Booklet in cooperation with the Bahrain Women Association for Human Development's "Be-Free" Program. The Booklet aims to increase the awareness among children and young people of cyberbullying's negative impacts on [...]

By | April 13th, 2016|

TRA holds Internet Safety workshops

Seef District, Kingdom of Bahrain – Sunday, 27th of March 2016 Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) of Bahrain organized a number of “Internet Safety” workshops between the 15th and 16th of March, 2016 where the results of the “National Internet Safety Review” (NISR) were shared with the key stakeholders. The workshops were attended by representatives from [...]

By | April 8th, 2016|