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CyberArabs, Issue 6 (Arabic)

This is the sixth issue of Cyber Arabs (, a magazine covering digital security issues in the Arab world. As always, the aim is to provide news and advice that will help you to protect your privacy online and to communicate more securely via the internet.

One big concern we all face is the risk of someone hacking into our online accounts, whether Gmail, Facebook, Twitter or others. Passwords alone are not a sufficient safeguard against hackers snooping around in private messages.

More and more services are therefore offering an additional layer of protection: multi-factor authentication. Cyber Arabs explains what that is, how it works and how it will protect you and your accounts. With multi-factor authentication in place, it will become very hard for anyone except you to access your accounts.