Security & Privacy Tutorials & How-Tos

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on July 14, 2017

If you’ve used public Wi-Fi lately, you could be working community service very soon

Big Data surveillance
Posted by Thomas McMullan on July 10, 2017

Former GCHQ chief: End-to-end encryption is an “overwhelmingly good thing”

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on June 15, 2017

Ransomware attack hits University College London

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Posted by Clare Hopping on June 9, 2017

Employee fatigue can be a company’s biggest security risk

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Posted by Wilfred Collins on May 31, 2017

Study reveals over half of gamers have experienced cyberbullying

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on May 25, 2017

Neural networks just hacked your fingerprints

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Posted by William Stanton on May 12, 2017

NHS cyber-attack: UK hospitals and GPs hit by widespread ransomware attack

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Posted by Alan Martin on May 5, 2017

Government plans for wider internet surveillance revealed in leaked documents

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Posted by Alan Martin on May 4, 2017

Think twice before you open that Google Doc

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Posted by Alan Martin on April 28, 2017

How do you make cybersecurity a competitive sport?

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on April 26, 2017

The British teen who hacked Sony, Microsoft and RuneScape is getting two years in jail

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Posted by Alan Martin on April 26, 2017

BrickerBot: The vigilante malware taking down unsecure IoT devices

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Posted by Wilfred Collins on April 24, 2017

1 in 8 Brits have had their medical data stolen

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Posted by Nicole Kobie on April 24, 2017

Scary security stats: why you should forget the figures

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on April 20, 2017

Mastercard makes a credit card with a built-in fingerprint sensor

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Posted by Wilfred Collins on April 12, 2017

Study reveals motion-sensor data can be treasure trove for hackers

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Posted by Joe Curtis on April 12, 2017

Foreign state DDoS attack may have crashed Brexit vote registration site

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Posted by Jane McCallion on April 10, 2017

Wonga breach hits 245,000 UK customers

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on April 5, 2017

Sex toy with camera is “trivial” to hack, say experts

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Posted by Wilfred Collins on April 4, 2017

IWF report shows tech behind dark world of online child abuse

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Posted by Alan Martin on April 3, 2017

6 reasons you need to change your password right now

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on April 3, 2017

Hackers can break into your home network via your smart TV

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Posted by Alphr on March 31, 2017

Security and privacy will always be an imperfect balancing act: The Alphr view

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on March 27, 2017

UK home secretary calls for WhatsApp to abolish encryption

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Posted by Alan Martin on March 6, 2017

5 problems artificial intelligence needs to overcome for all our sakes

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Posted by Emma Sims on February 28, 2017

First dolls, now teddy bears: IoT toys leak children’s data online

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Posted by Alan Martin on February 24, 2017

11 things we learned from a ransomware helpline

Posted by James Morris on February 16, 2017

RM Buzz from RM Education

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Posted by Emma Sims on February 15, 2017

A Geneva Convention for cybercrime?

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Posted by Alan Martin on February 6, 2017

Over 150,000 insecure printers send their owners a friendly warning robot

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Posted by Dale Walker on January 17, 2017

Microsoft: Windows 7 can’t keep up with security needs

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Posted by Alan Martin on January 17, 2017

The world’s most prolific national grid hackers have nothing on squirrels

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Posted by Emma Sims on January 13, 2017

Security shambles: Website of Trump’s cybersecurity advisor is as vulnerable as they come

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on January 12, 2017

Peace sign selfies could hand hackers your fingerprints

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Posted by Jane McCallion on January 11, 2017

Leaked intelligence document claims to shine light on Russian hacking of US election

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Posted by Darien Graham-Smith on January 6, 2017

Kaspersky Internet Security 2017 review: The one to beat

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Posted by Alan Martin on January 5, 2017

That government Cyber Aware website has cost £6.37 per visit since it launched

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Posted by Dale Walker on January 3, 2017

61-second minute knocks Cloudflare’s servers offline

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Posted by Adam Shepherd on December 16, 2016

Hackers could target UK elections, copying US interference says UK cyber chief

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Posted by William Stanton on December 16, 2016

Best antivirus software 2017: The best free and paid-for options to protect your Mac or Windows device

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on December 15, 2016

Evernote’s new privacy policy means the company can snoop on your notes

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Posted by Alan Martin on December 15, 2016

Yahoo’s hacking sequel is even worse than the original

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on December 13, 2016

Is Uber spying on you? A former employee claims employees can watch your journeys

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Posted by Rene Millman on December 12, 2016

This ransomware will let you off the hook if you sell out your friends

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Posted by Dale Walker on December 12, 2016

CIA fears Trump reprisal over Russian hacking review

BT, TalkTalk, Sky and Virgin Media fail in Which? customer survey test - BT Blue Broadband B
Posted by Clare Hopping on December 6, 2016

TalkTalk customer Wi-Fi passwords may have been stolen

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Posted by Adam Shepherd on November 24, 2016

Bletchley Park will train codebreaking teen hackers

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Posted by Rene Millman on November 23, 2016

Two-thirds of London councils have suffered data breaches

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Posted by Ingrid Fadelli on November 22, 2016

Malicious link to video causes iPhones to crash

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Posted by Adam Shepherd on November 15, 2016

AdultFriendFinder hack “exposes 412 million users”