Security & Privacy Tutorials & How-Tos

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Posted by Alphr on July 23, 2018

How to avoid turning your personal data into a hacker’s goldmine

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Posted by Emma Sims on July 6, 2018

London’s Met Police facial recognition trial proves to be a farce

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Posted by Emma Sims on July 4, 2018

RIP privacy: Thousands of apps are now recording your phone screen without permission

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on July 4, 2018

Google and Firefox pull the Stylish browser extension that tracked your every move

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Posted by Alphr on July 3, 2018

Cybercrime is changing. Your business needs to be resilient

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Posted by Alphr on July 3, 2018

How to protect your business from endpoint attacks

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Posted by Emma Sims on July 2, 2018

Check out which companies benefited from Facebook’s data extension

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Posted by Grant Crow on June 26, 2018

How biometric technology can improve people management

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Posted by Emma Sims on June 26, 2018

Mozilla to embed Have I Been Pwned in new security system

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Posted by Alphr on June 19, 2018

Cyberbullying: What can you do to prevent it?

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Posted by Bobby Hellard on June 14, 2018

Apple is closing the security loophole that lets police extract private data from locked iPhones

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Posted by William Stanton on June 13, 2018

Dixons Carphone data breach: Company admits ten million customers were affected

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Posted by Adam Shepherd on June 8, 2018

WannaCry hero Marcus Hutchins faces four new charges

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Posted by Alan Martin on June 7, 2018

VPNFilter is worse than we thought: Rumours of the malware’s death have been greatly exaggerated

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Posted by Keumars Afifi-Sabet on June 6, 2018

MyHeritage suffers massive data leak affecting 92 million users

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Posted by Joe Curtis on June 6, 2018

The UK government wants to use quantum computers to fight terrorism

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on June 5, 2018

No, you’re not being paranoid, your phone really IS listening to you

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Posted by Alan Martin on June 4, 2018

Facebook shared data from millions of users with Apple, Samsung, Microsoft and Blackberry, claims report

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Posted by Keumars Afifi-Sabet on May 31, 2018

Your smart speaker could be at risk of ‘voice squatting’ hackers trying to steal your private data

Fortnite players hit by free V-Bucks scam on YouTube videos and sites
Posted by Victoria Woollaston on May 30, 2018

The free V-Bucks hoax: Fortnite scammers are using YouTube and phishing tricks to steal logins and private data

Champions League Final 2018 Real Madrid Liverpool facing hacking threat
Posted by Bobby Hellard on May 24, 2018

Champions League Final faces hacking threat: VPNFilter malware could bring down the Real Madrid versus Liverpool game

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Posted by Joe Curtis on May 22, 2018

University of Greenwich fined £120,000 for leaking data of 20,000 students and staff

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Posted by Alan Martin on May 22, 2018

Meltdown and Spectre, the sequel: Google and Microsoft have discovered a new CPU flaw

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Posted by Tim Danton on May 21, 2018

Quick poll: Has Facebook changed its spots?

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Posted by Keumars Afifi-Sabet on May 21, 2018

Millions of Android and iOS users at risk of Roaming Mantis malware infecting phones via compromised Wi-Fi routers

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Posted by Alex Lee on May 21, 2018

Sensitive data about children was left out in the open by controversial tracking app Teen Safe

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Posted by Edward Munn on May 15, 2018

Facebook app myPersonality leaked data of three million users for four years before it was eventually suspended

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on May 15, 2018

Dark web data theft may have finally met its match

Google scams
Posted by Daniel Booth on May 15, 2018

The worst Google scams and how to avoid them

Posted by Nik on May 10, 2018

How To Verify The Integrity Of Downloaded Files

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Posted by Alan Martin on May 4, 2018

Twitter advises 330 million users to change passwords after security slip-up

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Posted by Alan Martin on May 3, 2018

This phishing scam impersonates GDPR spam

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Posted by Alan Martin on May 1, 2018

It’s the end of the line for Opera’s free mobile VPN app

How to back up Windows 10
Posted by Keumars Afifi-Sabet on April 30, 2018

NHS believes it can solve its cybersecurity woes by migrating the health service onto

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on April 25, 2018

Flaw found in hotel room keys could have given hackers access to ANY room anywhere in the world

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on April 25, 2018

WhatsApp is raising the minimum age for its users in the UK and Europe because of GDPR

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on April 24, 2018

The Nintendo Switch has been blown wide open by an unfixable hack

Samsung Galaxy S7 review: Fingerprints
Posted by Edward Munn on April 23, 2018

Police visit funeral home to borrow dead man’s fingerprints

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Posted by Keumars Afifi-Sabet on April 22, 2018

LinkedIn plugin flaw left members open to attack

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Posted by Edward Munn on April 19, 2018

US data firm leaks 48 million profiles built from Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn

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Posted by Adam Shepherd on April 19, 2018

A year on from WannaCry, not a single NHS trust passed this recent security test

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on April 17, 2018

Minecraft malware: Malicious code found in Minecraft skins has infected 50,000 accounts (and counting) with malware that wipes computer hard drives

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Posted by Alex Lee on April 17, 2018

The French government is building its own messaging platform after Russian-owned Telegram runs into issues

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Posted by Edward Munn on April 16, 2018

Google Play Store allegedly littered with apps that can harvest data about children

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Posted by Nicholas Fearn on April 16, 2018

Android phone makers are putting millions at risk by allegedly lying about missed security patches

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on April 11, 2018

How GCHQ plans to protect the UK from all-out cyberwar

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Posted by Clare Hopping on April 11, 2018

A new cyber innovation centre is coming to London to help make the UK a leader in the fight against cybercrime

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on April 11, 2018

PUBG Ransomware is a new type of malware that locks your files unless you play PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds

Posted by Nik on April 4, 2018

Turn A Raspberry Pi Into A VPN To Access Your Network From Anywhere

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Posted by Alex Lee on April 3, 2018

Tor Messenger is shutting down, and it didn’t even leave beta