Security & Privacy Tutorials & How-Tos

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

sketchup
Posted by William Stanton on December 25, 2013

Eight projects for your PC or laptop

Windows Logo
Posted by Shona Ghosh on December 24, 2013

Windows XP: Microsoft’s ticking time bomb

Bug
Posted by Shona Ghosh on December 3, 2013

RBS chief admits “decades” of failing to invest in IT

Spam
Posted by Tom Brewster on November 27, 2013

Spam fighters call for “parking tickets” on unsafe servers

Counterfeit
Posted by Shona Ghosh on November 25, 2013

Six arrested after Microsoft tips off police on fake software

TVs
Posted by Shona Ghosh on November 22, 2013

LG to fix spying Smart TVs

How to remove a virus main
Posted by Davey Winder on November 15, 2013

How to remove a virus: what to do if you’ve got malware on your laptop or PC

Password
Posted by Shona Ghosh on November 13, 2013

Facebook resets user passwords after Adobe hack

security
Posted by Reuters on November 11, 2013

Adobe hack: 152m records found leaked online

Chrome
Posted by Nicole Kobie on November 6, 2013

Google puts a stop to Chrome password snooping

web
Posted by Reuters on October 25, 2013

Germany may get its own walled-off internet

Fingerprint
Posted by Shona Ghosh on October 24, 2013

Primary-Net’s fingerprint scanner aims to kill PINs

Email
Posted by Davey Winder on October 7, 2013

Gmail drafts and Pastebin: could they evade the email snoops?

security
Posted by Nicole Kobie on October 3, 2013

Yahoo boosts bug bounties after $12.50 payout

iPhone 5S
Posted by Shona Ghosh on September 23, 2013

Germans fool iPhone 5s Touch ID with fake finger

handcuffs
Posted by Nicole Kobie on September 20, 2013

Met Police arrest eight in £1.3m Barclays hack

Touch ID
Posted by Reuters on September 20, 2013

iPhone 5s draws hackers’ attention with fingerprint ID

AVG Internet Security Business Edition 2013
Posted by Dave Mitchell on September 18, 2013

AVG Internet Security Business Edition 2013 review

Facebook
Posted by PC Pro on September 9, 2013

Facebook delays ad plans after complaints

Data
Posted by Barry Collins on September 6, 2013

The NSA has “cracked internet encryption”

Foxtons
Posted by Shona Ghosh on August 20, 2013

Foxtons investigates leak of 10,000 customer records

Tor
Posted by Shona Ghosh on August 7, 2013

Tor patches zero-day flaw exposing user identities

Spooks
Posted by Davey Winder on July 31, 2013

Applying for a job at GCHQ? Here’s your plain-text password

Bing
Posted by Shona Ghosh on July 29, 2013

Microsoft adds child abuse pop-up warnings to Bing

Apple
Posted by Shona Ghosh on July 25, 2013

Apple restores some developer services after hack

SaaSID Cloud Application Manager
Posted by Dave Mitchell on July 23, 2013

SaaSID Cloud Application Manager review

money
Posted by Nicole Kobie on July 19, 2013

“Excessive” ICO fine against council overturned