Security & Privacy Tutorials & How-Tos

hackers
Posted by Jane McCallion on December 3, 2014

The Windows 7 and 8 vulnerability you need to know about

Facebook changes privacy policy what it means for you
Posted by Davey Winder on November 26, 2014

Facebook changes privacy policy: what it means for you

phone_scam
Posted by Jane McCallion on November 26, 2014

How Scam Gran took revenge on the Windows Security scammers

Google
Posted by Nicole Kobie on October 21, 2014

Google boosts secure logins with USB Security Key

Security
Posted by Jane McCallion on October 15, 2014

Poodle bug bites web users in the SSL

Snapchat clones removed from Windows Mobile
Posted by Jane McCallion on October 13, 2014

100,000 Snapchat messages leaked online

FALCON logo
Posted by Nicole Kobie on October 1, 2014

Met Police unveils FALCON to fight cybercrime

Ello logo sad
Posted by Jane McCallion on September 29, 2014

Ello knocked offline by DDoS attack

webcam
Posted by Jane McCallion on September 4, 2014

Feel like you’re being watched? Kaspersky blocks hacked webcams

Password theft
Posted by Jane McCallion on September 1, 2014

Did iCloud flaw lead to celeb photo hack?

Lizard Squad
Posted by Jane McCallion on August 26, 2014

Gaming DDoS: forget cyber-jihadis, they’re just trolls

stop_google_location_tracking
Posted by Emma Sims on August 25, 2014

How to stop Google tracking your location for real

bug on binary
Posted by Jane McCallion on August 21, 2014

Bug hunters paid to target Oculus Rift

Chrome
Posted by Nicole Kobie on August 15, 2014

Chrome to warn against crapware downloads

how_to_keep_business_database_secure
Posted by Davey Winder on August 14, 2014

Data protection: How to protect your business database

virus
Posted by Jane McCallion on August 1, 2014

Malware can live in USBs undetected

password
Posted by Nicole Kobie on July 18, 2014

Ignore the research: don’t use weak passwords

security
Posted by Davey Winder on July 15, 2014

Five worst SMB security threats… and how to solve them

padlock
Posted by Jane McCallion on July 4, 2014

Microsoft to release six updates this Patch Tuesday

security
Posted by Nicole Kobie on July 1, 2014

Microsoft’s “draconian” No-IP takedown hits millions

Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business Core
Posted by Dave Mitchell on June 20, 2014

Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business Core review

Handshake
Posted by Jane McCallion on June 18, 2014

GCHQ to share cyber-attack data with British firms

security
Posted by Nicole Kobie on June 11, 2014

Feedly and Evernote hit with DDoS after refusing to pay ransom

Patch Tuesday
Posted by Jane McCallion on June 11, 2014

Microsoft fixes 59 IE flaws in June Patch Tuesday

Antivirus image: Best free antivirus
Posted by Vaughn Highfield on June 10, 2014

Best free antivirus of 2018: The best antivirus protection without spending a penny

Blue world data
Posted by Nicole Kobie on June 5, 2014

Microsoft: US failure to stop snooping hurts tech

Chrome web store
Posted by Jane McCallion on May 28, 2014

Google cracks down on unofficial Chrome extensions

Data keyhole
Posted by Barry Collins on May 22, 2014

eBay hack: why did it take so long to tell customers?

Avast Free Antivirus 2014
Posted by Darien Graham-Smith on May 14, 2014

Avast Free Antivirus 2014 review

AVG AntiVirus Free 2014
Posted by Darien Graham-Smith on May 14, 2014

AVG AntiVirus Free 2014 review

Anonymous
Posted by Jane McCallion on May 1, 2014

Hacktivists more active when the economy’s bad

Digital spyglass
Posted by Jane McCallion on April 15, 2014

Google to rank encrypted pages higher

Heartbleed
Posted by Barry Collins on April 10, 2014

Heartbleed: don’t change all of your passwords

Clocks
Posted by Barry Collins on April 4, 2014

Microsoft releases final patches for Windows XP

Security
Posted by Davey Winder on April 3, 2014

How to write your company’s IT security policy

BT Home Hub 3
Posted by Barry Collins on March 27, 2014

BT Home Hub firmware update knocks out VPNs

McAfee Internet Security 2014
Posted by Darien Graham-Smith on March 13, 2014

McAfee Internet Security 2014 review

Eset Smart Security 7
Posted by Darien Graham-Smith on March 12, 2014

Eset Smart Security 7 review

Norton Internet Security
Posted by Darien Graham-Smith on March 10, 2014

Norton Internet Security review

routers
Posted by Nicole Kobie on March 3, 2014

London firm at centre of hack redirecting 300,000 routers

password
Posted by Davey Winder on February 21, 2014

The key to choosing a secure password

web traffic
Posted by Reuters on February 17, 2014

Germany and France plot US-free network

Bug
Posted by Shona Ghosh on February 14, 2014

Hackers exploit IE zero-day flaw to target US military

Flappy Bird
Posted by Shona Ghosh on February 11, 2014

Hackers create Flappy Bird copycat scam apps

Measuring me
Posted by Davey Winder on January 31, 2014

Measuring me: is your body the future of security?

Facebook
Posted by Davey Winder on January 29, 2014

Please stop reposting fake Facebook messages

knotted cable
Posted by Shona Ghosh on January 22, 2014

League of Legends game update not blocked by ISP filters

hacking
Posted by Nicole Kobie on January 16, 2014

Microsoft admits internal email accounts hacked

Snapchat
Posted by Shona Ghosh on January 9, 2014

Snapchat finally apologises for phone number hack

NSA
Posted by Tom Brewster on January 3, 2014

NSA planning quantum computer to break encryption