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What is the dark web and how does it work?



Dark Web

Ever since the internet was introduced to the world, a large number of people are familiar with the web. But what is this dark web? Few people go about it.

A decade after Al Gore created the internet in 2000, the dark web has existed for some time. The term “dark web” was first used in popular culture when bitcoin became widely used for financial transactions in the 2010s and the sector of black marketing was made available online.

A portion of the internet known as the “dark web” is only accessible with specialised software. Sites on the dark web cannot be found using Google searches and must be accessed using the Tor browser. that are exclusive to the Tor network.

Dark Web

When opened, the dark web appears to be exactly like any other website. It comprises dark net markets where criminal activities such as the sale of imitation artwork and paintings, immoral content, firearms, and data stolen from any website or person are carried out.

Dark Web in Pakistan:

So, while the phone call between Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif and his niece Maryam Nawaz came to light recently, there have previously been audio leaks of Pakistani leaders and others associated to the government. How is this knowledge getting out there?

In the recent past in Pakistan, hackers have stolen national secrets by attacking the websites. Which includes important institutions including Ministry of Finance, FHR, National Bank of Pakistan, KElectric many times.

Former DG Center of Information Technology Amar Jafari said that in today’s era your mobile phone reveals your secrets. Everything we download leaves all the information on our phone. Which can be used by hackers using the Dark web.


Guide to Blocking and Unblocking Users on Snapchat



How to block someone on snapchat in Pakistan

Blocking someone on Snapchat is a straightforward process that allows you to control your interaction within the app. Whether you’re looking to maintain your privacy or simply wish to avoid unwanted messages, Snapchat offers a user-friendly way to manage your contacts. Below, we provide an easy-to-follow guide for blocking (and if necessary, unblocking) someone on Snapchat.

How to Block Someone on Snapchat

How to block Someone on Snapchat

Step 1: Open Snapchat and Log In

Begin by opening your Snapchat application and logging in with your credentials. It’s an essential first step towards managing your contacts.

Step 2: Go to the Chat Screen

Swipe right from the camera screen to land on the chat screen where all your conversations are housed.

Step 3: Find the Person You Want to Block

Scroll through your chat list until you find the user. If you rarely chat with them or have never done so, use the search function to locate their name.

Step 4: Access Their Profile

Tap on the user’s Bitmoji or profile icon to open their Snapchat profile.

Step 5: Block the User

In their profile, tap the three dots or gear icon in the upper right corner to access the settings for this user. Then, select “Block” from the menu. A confirmation prompt will appear; simply agree, and the user will be effectively blocked.

Step 6: Confirm Your Decision

Snapchat will ask you to confirm your action. Upon confirmation, the person will be unable to contact you or view any of your activity on the platform.

How to Unblock Someone on Snapchat

Step 1: Open Settings

Return to the Snapchat home screen and tap your profile icon in the top-left corner. Then, tap the gear icon in the top-right to access your Snapchat settings.

Step 2: Find Blocked Users

Scroll down to the ‘Account Actions’ section and select ‘Blocked.’ This list contains the details of everyone you’ve previously blocked, and it’s where you will locate the user you wish to unblock.

Step 3: Unblock the User

Locate the person’s name and tap ‘Unblock’ next to it. This will restore their ability to contact you and view your stories.

Things to Remember

Be Sure of Your Actions

Blocking is a decisive step. Only do so when you are certain that you do not want further contact with the person.

Visibility Limitations

Blocking someone does not necessarily prevent them from viewing your public Stories or content shared with mutual friends. Consider making your profile private if needed.

Privacy Settings

Explore the range of privacy settings in Snapchat to further control who can interact with you and see your content.

Reporting for Serious Issues

In the case of severe harassment or threats, consider reporting the user to Snapchat or the appropriate authorities.

Regularly Review Your Blocks

Periodically review your list of blocked users to ensure that it aligns with your current interaction preferences.

Safety and Well-being

Blocking is just one tool in a comprehensive kit for staying safe online. Always look out for yourself and others and never hesitate to utilize the resources available, whether it’s blocking someone, modifying your settings, or seeking the help of official channels. Your digital peace is as important as any other form of well-being, and you have the support to achieve it within your hands.

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Save Time and Stay Organized with WhatsApp Pin Message Feature



pinned messages whatsapp

Meta has announced a new pinned message feature for the globally popular messaging platform WhatsApp that will allow users to pin a chat to the home window.

According to a report by a foreign news agency, WhatsApp has introduced several new features over the past few weeks.

Recently, the feature of sending audio messages once became part of the Meta-owned app, now the feature of pinning messages has been introduced in WhatsApp.

According to WhatsApp management, pinned messages allow users to highlight important messages in both group and individual chats, this feature is designed to save users time by making it easy to find important messages quickly. be

Earlier WhatsApp users could pin chats but it was not possible to pin messages within chats but now it will be possible to do so.

WhatsApp ensures that all message types including text, polls, images, emojis and more can be pinned and kept end-to-end encrypted, the tech company said.

According to the company, this feature has been introduced for users using the Android, iOS and desktop versions. This feature works in the same way as pin chats, i.e. a single message can be pinned within a chat, which On opening this chat window will be visible at the top but unlike pin chats the pin messages will be removed after a certain time.

When a user pins a message, they will see 24 hours, 7 days and one month options and by default a pinned message will be automatically deleted after 7 days. This feature will work in individual chats as well as group chats.

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How to Buy a used iPhone | Step by Step Guide



How to buy a used iPhone

Hi Friends! If you are going to market for buying a used iphone, or you have a plan to buy an used iPhone of any series, so you are at right place. In today’s blog post we are providing you the key guidelines for buying an used iphone. So let’s start.

Here we are providing you some points which you should have in your mind before buying an used iphone. And by applying these, you would probably buy a best used iphone.

1. Physical Overview + buttons:

This is a very general practice of almost all the persons who buy a used iphone. That they always inspect the iphone by its physical appearance. But during this physical inspection, you should have to do the some core things. In which the number one is buttons. Many times people forgot to inspect the volume and power on/off buttons. The buttons should be clicky and relaxable. They should not be sticky.

2. Beware of Tempered glass scam:

Many iphone owners guard their iphones using a sheet or tempered glass. But when you are buiyn that iphone you should have to check it thoroughly. I mean you should remove that sheet or tempered glass to check the original physical condition of that specific iPhone.

3. Sim tray and IMEI number:

used iPhone Buying guide

The other important thing is sim tray. The IMEI number of the iphone is written on the sim tray. So you should have to verify that imei number to check that the iphone is not refurbished or opened. Specifically if you are buying the used iphone in Pakistan, you can verify that IMEI number on PTA DIRBS official website to make sure it is PTA approved and can be used in Pakistan. And this also show that the sim tray is of this phone and not replaced.

4. Cameras:

The number 4th thing to check when buying an used iPhone is the camera’s condition. You should have to make sure that there is no dust in cameras. Many times the dust particles secures a place in front of camera glass. So you should avoid buying such kind of phones as the camera’s result would be of low quality or dusty.

5. Display Panel:

How to buy an used iphone

The most important thing in my opinion is checking the display panel. The method of checking the display panel is by pressing it from all the four corners of the phone. You should have to make sure that display is not forcing outwards after pressing it. If the display is not setelled down in the phone correctly, it means it is opened or refurbished.

6. Issues regarding previous apple ID:

When you have finalized the decision of buying a used iPhone, so you should have to make sure to logout seller from his own apple ID. And you should make your apple ID and log in on that specific iPhone with your own Apple ID. This check can safe you from buying a bypass Apple iphone. When the seller log out from his ID, make sure to factory reset the iPhone first before logging in with your apple ID.

How to check if iPhone is water packed(sealed) or Not?

Many users have confusion regarding checking the iPhone is water packed or not. So there is a simple method. Just pull out the sim tray from iPhone, and apply the air using your mouth. if the pressure is building, it means it is waterpacked. and if the air is leaking, it means that this iPhone is not water packed.

7. Checking the valid purchase date:

How to buy used iphone

By checking the valid purchase date you should go to settings and the general. The go to about in iPhone general settings and copy the serial number. Then open the web browser and type Apple coverage. Then open the firs site appeared in search results (official Apple Site). Follow the procedure and paste the Copied serial number on this site. It will tell the valid purchase date of iPhone. This test is to make you safe from buying the converted iPhones. In the market, there are many iPhones which are converted from old model to new ones. So do not buy these phones.

8. How to check that iPhone battery health is original or boosted?

So friends, this is the most demanding question that how to check that The battery health of iPhone is original or artificially boosted? So there is not a specific method but we can guide you for some tools that can help to detect the original battery health of an iPhone. First of all presenting you the homemade method. And that is that burst mode. Firstly check the battery health before performing this test. Open the camera, in burst mode, hold the capturing button for about 10-15 seconds. Now again check the battery health. Usually during this test, battery health of a used iPhone falls 1-2%. but if this fall becomes more than this then it means there is a faulty battery or a boosted battery health.

The next method is checking by using 3u Tools. This is a tool which gives you complete information regarding your iPhone. But here we are concerned with the battery health checking. To check the original battery health you should have to compare two stats. One is battery health and other is Charging cycles. If there is a lot of difference between battery health and charging cycles, it means there is some problem. For example if battery health is more than 95 in 70 charging cycles or 100 charging cycles, it is good. But if there are showing more than 1000 charging cycles and battery health is still more than 95% so this is a boosted battery health.

9. Use Phone doctor plus app to safe time:

When you are in the market so you do not have much time to check each and every thing. But it is necessary to check these things. For this, just download the app Phone doctor plus from the app store and it will check the each function of the phone for you.

10. Display change but Genuine apple part:

used iPhone buying guide

Now a days, Genuine apple part display iPhones are in a large variety in the markets. So our opinion is that if there is a certified Genuine apple part written in the Parts and service history, so nothing wrong with it. Because it means that display is changed but the part is imported from official apple Company. But if There is written an unknown part, then miss out that phone because the display is not genuine. To check this, go to general settings in iPhone and the go to About section. Scroll below and click Parts and service history. You can Find this information here.

See more about iPhone 15 back glass failure here

So dear readers that was our 10 points strategy to buy an used iPhone. We hope this will add value to your life and iphone journey. Please follow our website for more these types of guides and walkthroughs and do not forget to share with you friends. Thanks!

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