April 30, 2015 | BY
Google released a new Chrome extension designed to combat phishing – but the launch hasn’t gone without a hitch. We take a look at the problem, and suggest some additional Chrome extensions for additional privacy / security.
April 27, 2015 | BY
If you regularly download pages for family members to colour in, you may want to be aware of the adverts served up from certain websites. Not all of them are potentially family friendly.
April 14, 2015 | BY
Do Not Track is a series of interactive documentaries on the inner working of adverts, tracking and disclosure. Take part and find out what “they” know about you.
March 26, 2015 | BY
Free Steam codes, with a timer along for the ride. You have T-Minus 45 minutes and counting.
March 11, 2015 | BY
A furtive spambot and a two hit combo of Twitter apps and downloadable files. How long will the spambot evade the ban hammer?
March 10, 2015 | BY
The new Apple Watch launch results in Twitter spam missives. If you intend to mention the new device, keep one finger on the block button.
February 27, 2015 | BY
You probably shouldn’t send your product keys to websites or people. There are easier ways to check validity of licences you’ve purchased, and potentially revealing them to strangers isn’t the way to go.
February 24, 2015 | BY
After the discovery of an ‘SSL hijacker’ in Superfish, researchers have also found other apps using it, including paid and free parental control software.
February 20, 2015 | BY
PC manufacturer Lenovo made news in a big way this week, but unfortunately these weren’t good news for anybody. So what is all this fuss about and what is Superfish?
February 6, 2015 | BY
When art and security collide, there’s usually more than a few sparks. In this case, we have people across the globe walking the streets with laptops raised, ready to plug them into walls mounted USB sticks. What are they doing?
January 20, 2015 | BY
Are you prepared in the event your laptop or phone is stolen? You might want to draw up a list to be on the safe side.
December 1, 2014 | BY
This blog post will showcase a Firefox Add-on that illustrates the SSL status of a web page in a more visually striking manner than the traditional method. A web server that uses an SSL (Secure Socket Layer) certificate will show a little padlock in the URL field on the browser visiting web pages. This padlock is the visual cue that the […]
October 22, 2014 | BY
TESCO voucher giveaway is the latest in a spamrun taking place on social media sites.
September 24, 2014 | BY
What has happened to social media pages belonging to Tyra Banks? Hack, social commentary or tv show promo?
July 1, 2014 | BY
To view the World Cup games, you have to fill out a survey? Probably not where you want to be streaming from anyways.
May 26, 2014 | BY
Tails, a Live CD Linux distribution geared towards preserving privacy, anonymity and circumventing censorship.
May 16, 2014 | BY
From the spam traps, a mail landing unannounced in a mailbox near you: It reads: * * * * * * * * * * * * * Your $25 EBay Gift-Card * * * * * * * * * * * * * —————————————————————————– * * * * * * * * * […]
April 23, 2014 | BY
It’s World Book Day. And what better way to celebrate then to review a book about online privacy and how to keep your private info private.
March 28, 2014 | BY
Usage of TOR to circumvent state sponsored censorship is undergoing an explosive growth spurt in Turkey.
March 28, 2014 | BY
Spammers use Syrian War petitions to their advantage.