Christian Cawley is MakeUseOf's security editor, Android tinkerer, Windows Phone mentalist, and Doctor Who fan. Follow him as @thegadgetmonkey on Twitter.
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Your reading activity can be monitored, recorded and even shared with government security agencies.
At the time, that extra storage space must have been very tempting. But now you need a recovery partition. We’ll show you how to restore it.
Introduced ostensibly to help Facebook remove fake news stories, thereby stopping such a post going viral, it turns out that the new flagging feature is open to abuse.
With a quad core CPU and boasts of being able to run Windows 10 – is the Raspberry Pi 2 really all that? Here’s 5 things the Raspberry Pi 2 still can’t do.
We attempt to help you to work out why your attempts to unlock your Microsoft account have failed.
Switching careers is never easy, so we’ve compiled a handy list of resources to help you find, and win, that information security role you’ve been chasing.
Chinese computer manufacturer Lenovo has admitted that laptops shipped to stores and consumers in late 2014 had malware preinstalled.
Are your co-workers paying too much attention to your display? A privacy screen can help – here are your options.
Play a funny noise, a popular quote, or any custom audio with the click of a button. Choose from a library of audio files or create your own custom soundboard.
Need to get your hands on the installable APK file for an app from Google Play? We got you covered.
We’ve recently learned that malware has been introduced to a quadcopter toy, a revelation that has left security-conscious parents concerned.
Is your router letting intruders onto your home network? Don’t be caught out by home router security issues, brought onto you by your own ISP! We show you how to test your router.
Is your Skype account secure? Do you have the best privacy settings configured on your desktop or mobile Skype app? We look at how to secure your account when using the popular VOIP service.
Is Microsoft’s intelligent digital assistant as competent on the Windows 10 desktop as she is on Windows Phone? Cortana has a lot of expectation on her shoulders. Let’s see how she holds up.
Online, you’ll find some great stores for buying board games of all kinds, so if you’re looking to break away from the console or PC, this is the place to start.