Security & Privacy Tutorials & How-Tos

Power button
Posted by Davey Winder on February 21, 2011

Could the British Government switch off our internet?

Google
Posted by Davey Winder on February 21, 2011

How to get your data from Google

hacking
Posted by Nicole Kobie on February 17, 2011

Security firm hides after Anonymous attack

security
Posted by Nicole Kobie on February 16, 2011

Microsoft backtracks on internet quarantine idea

security
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on February 11, 2011

Two-step sign-in to strengthen Gmail security

mobile security
Posted by Reuters on February 8, 2011

Mobile attacks soar by 46%

child mouse
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on February 7, 2011

Software to stop kids posting explicit images

Chrome logo
Posted by Nicole Kobie on February 3, 2011

Google offers $20,000 to hack Chrome

Norton Internet Security 2011
Posted by Darien Graham-Smith on January 28, 2011

Norton Internet Security 2011 review

bug
Posted by Nicole Kobie on January 28, 2011

Mozilla pays out $40,000 for web bugs

handcuffs on keyboard
Posted by Nicole Kobie on January 28, 2011

FBI issue 40 warrants over Anonymous attacks

router
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on January 28, 2011

Egypt switches off the internet

zuckerberg
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on January 26, 2011

Zuckerberg floored by Facebook hackers

security
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on January 21, 2011

Criminals switch from Microsoft to mobile platforms

security
Posted by Davey Winder on January 20, 2011

Real security researchers disclose responsibly

Facebook
Posted by Nicole Kobie on January 18, 2011

Facebook turns off mobile number sharing after complaints

Facebook
Posted by Barry Collins on January 17, 2011

Facebook hands out users’ mobile numbers and addresses

security
Posted by Nicole Kobie on January 10, 2011

Tuesdays in December worst for security threats

keyboard
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on January 10, 2011

US to follow Bahrain with online ID scheme?

taobao
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on January 7, 2011

iTunes account details on sale for 10p in China

Libra ESVA 2
Posted by Dave Mitchell on January 5, 2011

Libra ESVA 2 review

bug
Posted by Nicole Kobie on January 5, 2011

Microsoft admits another zero-day flaw

GFI WebMonitor Unified Protection Edition
Posted by Dave Mitchell on January 4, 2011

GFI WebMonitor Unified Protection Edition review

Network security
Posted by Davey Winder on December 22, 2010

How to secure a school network

computers
Posted by Reuters on December 17, 2010

US officials face tough task tracing hacktivists

police car
Posted by Davey Winder on December 17, 2010

Wired coppers: the new technology behind Old Bill

email
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on December 17, 2010

Google facing encryption battle in India

padlock
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on December 14, 2010

Government braced for attacks on UK infrastructure

Anonymous logo
Posted by Nicole Kobie on December 10, 2010

Protestors “called off” Amazon attack

security bug
Posted by Nicole Kobie on December 10, 2010

Microsoft ends record year with 17 security patches

security
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on December 8, 2010

MasterCard struggling under weight of hack attack

privacy
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on December 8, 2010

Internet Explorer 9 to throw third-party trackers off the trail

security
Posted by Nicole Kobie on December 2, 2010

Google to sandbox Flash in Chrome

Google Ads
Posted by Reuters on December 2, 2010

US proposes “do not follow” option for web surfers

Wikileaks
Posted by Barry Collins on November 29, 2010

Wikileaks downed by “denial of service” attack

security bug
Posted by Nicole Kobie on November 25, 2010

Zero-day Windows flaw a potential “nightmare”

Facebook
Posted by Nicole Kobie on November 24, 2010

Fifth of Facebook feeds include “dodgy” links

street vie
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on November 24, 2010

Egg-flinging militants rail against Street View objectors

legal
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on November 23, 2010

Google facing lawsuit over Gmail snooping

virus
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on November 22, 2010

Former UN nuclear boss hints at Stuxnet’s Iran hit

Find
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on November 12, 2010

MP exposes lack of net training at ICO

Microsoft Security Essentials
Posted by Barry Collins on November 11, 2010

Microsoft rejects security bundling complaints

virus coding
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on November 11, 2010

Malware spam soars as crooks club together

hardware
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on November 11, 2010

Researchers predict hardware-specific malware

privacy
Posted by William Stanton on November 10, 2010

US commentators turn up heat in online privacy debate

Red alert
Posted by William Stanton on November 8, 2010

Royal Navy website sunk by hackers

child mouse
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on November 5, 2010

Online child abuse reports continue to rise

security bug
Posted by Nicole Kobie on November 4, 2010

Microsoft warns on IE attacks

Westminster
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on November 2, 2010

Critics warn against Government’s web dispute plans

bug
Posted by Nicole Kobie on October 29, 2010

Adobe warns on zero-day flaw in Flash