Security & Privacy Tutorials & How-Tos

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Posted by Lee Bell on September 11, 2017

Security flaws found in wireless syringe infusion pumps could see hackers remotely causing harm to patients

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Posted by Alan Martin on September 8, 2017

This VPN box makes privacy and security a doddle

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on September 8, 2017

Equifax is forced to take down a web page serving dodgy downloads and malware

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Posted by Alan Martin on September 7, 2017

Fake Russian accounts spent $100k on ads ahead of Trump’s 2016 presidential election win

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on September 6, 2017

Lenovo pays out $3.5m in resolution of Superfish scandal

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Posted by Dale Walker on September 4, 2017

Instagram leak: Six million account details exposed online

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Posted by Nicole Kobie on August 31, 2017

Pacemakers at risk of being hacked after flaw is found in software

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Posted by Emma Sims on August 30, 2017

Hacker gathers 711 million email accounts, spam onslaught expected

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Posted by Alan Martin on August 30, 2017

CeX data hack hits two million UK accounts

Surveillance
Posted by Wayne Williams on August 25, 2017

Make your own VPN server to protect your devices from prying eyes

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on August 25, 2017

Facebook Messenger scam tricks you into clicking dodgy video links

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on August 23, 2017

This hack lets attackers change what’s written in emails AFTER they’ve been sent

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on August 23, 2017

EternalBlue strikes again: Hackers are hijacking PCs with cryptocurrency malware using the WannaCry exploit

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Posted by Zach Marzouk on August 23, 2017

Fancy Bears leak names of former Premier League footballers linked with banned substances

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on August 21, 2017

Replacement screens could be used to hijack your phone, study claims

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Posted by Alan Martin on August 17, 2017

UK government offers £4.6 million bounty for facial-recognition system

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on August 10, 2017

Scientists “hack” a computer using DNA: Malware was encoded in strands of genetic code

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on August 9, 2017

Homicide in the age of Amazon: How smart speakers and wearables are revolutionising detective work

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on August 9, 2017

“Much of what I did, I regret”: The guy behind password rules says sorry for making them so damn hard

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on August 8, 2017

Have I Been Pwned? reveals if your email or passwords have been stolen by hackers

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on August 7, 2017

Ships are ditching GPS for radio technology over fears of being hacked

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on August 4, 2017

Kronos malware: What is the banking Trojan linked to Marcus Hutchins?

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on August 3, 2017

WannaCry ‘hero’ Marcus Hutchins granted bail as he denies spreading Kronos malware

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Posted by Alan Martin on August 2, 2017

Meet Nope: A neat way to protect your webcam and mic from hackers

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Posted by Zach Marzouk on August 1, 2017

Amber Rudd claims ‘real people’ aren’t interested in encryption

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Posted by Alan Martin on July 31, 2017

Apple pulls VPNs from the App Store as Russia bans them completely

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Posted by Alan Martin on July 21, 2017

This is how ransomware manipulates your brain into paying up

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Posted by Grace Shallow on July 20, 2017

Google has had enough of hackers and is hunting them down with Play Protect

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Posted by Alan Martin on July 20, 2017

Casino lets hackers in via the fish tank

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Posted by Grace Shallow on July 19, 2017

FBI warns parents about eavesdropping dolls and hackers

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on July 18, 2017

$7m of Ethereum was stolen with a ludicrously simple hack

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Posted by William Stanton on July 18, 2017

HBO hackers release more data, but Game of Thrones is oddly absent

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Posted by Dale Walker on July 17, 2017

Cyber-attacks could cost the global economy £40 billion

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Posted by Grace Shallow on July 17, 2017

Do you need cyber insurance?

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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