Keeping your personal and online data private and secure is paramount. You’ll learn how to stay safe online with the best firewall and anti-virus software, how to manage your passwords and how to recognise scams and security risks.
What is the so-called “473 scam”? Should you be concerned? And what can you do to make sure no one you love becomes a victim?
One of the most underappreciated parts of the internet is the Domain Name System. DNS is often referred to as the phonebook of the internet, but it is far more than just a lookup service.
Facebook can be pretty scary when it comes to security, but with a few minutes and the right tools, you can keep your account rock-solid.
Ransomware is a regular nuisance. A ransomware infection takes your computer hostage, and demands payment for release. Often, payment doesn’t secure your personal files. But is it really as terrifying as you think?
WhatsApp has become the biggest name in messaging apps, with many scammers trying to take advantage of the app’s users. You’ll be surprised at the number of threats to your WhatsApp safety.
Locking your computer is essential in preventing unattended access. Here are several great ways to do so in any version of Windows.
Security software isn’t perfect; developers can accidentally introduce a bug, or compromise a user’s safety with a flaw. Let’s look at five “security” apps and tools that you should delete right now.
If you say the wrong thing when receiving a call like this, you could end up being scammed out of your money. Here’s what you should do if you get such a call.
Password managers are valuable in the ongoing battle against hackers, but they don’t offer sufficient protection on their own. These four reasons show why password managers aren’t enough to keep your passwords safe.
Using a VPN helps protect your traffic from snooping and your information from theft. But how can you be sure that your VPN is protecting you? Here are five signs your VPN is trustworthy.
The Central Intelligence Agency’s most dangerous malware — capable of hacking nearly all wireless consumer electronics — could now sit in the hands of thieves and terrorists. So what does that mean for you?
Do you look for love with online dating? Appearing attractive doesn’t mean you have to forego your personal privacy. Let’s take a look at curating the perfect blend for some safe online dating.
Everyone is talking about WikiLeaks — again! But the CIA isn’t really watching you via your smart TV, is it? Surely the leaked documents are fakes? Or perhaps it’s more complicated than that.
Tor is no longer the only browser offering a secure, privacy-focused internet experience. Several other strong choices are now available. But what solution is right for you? Let’s take a look.
This is turning into an annual topic: a few weeks post-Christmas, someone discovers that an…
Is a blog you visit regularly — or one you own — at risk to attacks? WordPress, Blogger and other software could be infecting site visitors, so what can you do to stop this happening?
You’re at work or school, but want to view a blocked website. You could try a proxy or VPN, but there are alternatives that you — and the IT department — might have overlooked…
Password managers carry a lot of great features, but did you know about these? Here are seven aspects of a password manager you should take advantage of.
Some of the most popular websites have been leaking user data onto the web. The scale of the problem isn’t yet clear, but the advice, as always, is to change your passwords.
VPNs are all the rage, but if you’re thinking of going the free route, please reconsider. Free VPN services come with risks that may not be worth taking…
Many people consider LastPass to be the king of password managers; it’s packed with features and boasts more users than any of its competitors — but it’s far from being the only option!
You’re at work or school, but you want to check on Facebook, or watch something on YouTube. It’s blocked – so how do you get around this and ruin your productivity?
Ransomware is moving from its roots as the tool of criminals and malefactors into a worrying service industry, in which anyone can subscribe to a ransomware service and target users like you and me.
Facebook malware is a threat, but you don’t have to worry about it if you follow this advice. Here’s how to avoid the nasty side of Facebook.