Cyber Aware is the government’s advice on staying secure during the COVID-19 lockdown. Our guest from the National Cyber Security Centre explains the campaign.
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Voice assistants such as Amazon Echos can be a godsend for people with reduced mobility. Here’s why I think we should embrace their benefits.
Every hour seems to bring a new announcement about Huawei’s suppliers, but what does it mean for people with Huawei phones?
The Christmas shopping season starts in earnest on Black Friday this week. At this time of year it’s more important than ever to stay safe online – are you shopping securely?
A member received an email from an anonymous blackmailer trying to extort thousands of pounds. How would you respond in this situation?
Facebook announced at the end of last week that around 50 million people’s accounts could have been accessed by attackers. I was one of those people – were you?
Given how much personal information passes through them each day, it’s always important to ask: just how secure is your home broadband router?
Holidays can often mean hunting for free wi-fi hotspots in bars, hotels and restaurants to keep your mobile roaming bill under control. But there’s a sting in the tail with free hotspots – they’re not always very safe…
Do you feel you have a complete understanding of how your data is being collected, shared and sold online? If you’re unsure, you may not be alone, writes Caroline Normand…
When you think of hackers and criminals operating online, you might think of the so-called ‘dark-web’. But scammers and criminals don’t need to delve this deep to steal your information. Faye Lipson explains more…
With millions celebrating the Royal Wedding around the world over the weekend and since, scammers have seen a golden opportunity – and thousands could have fallen into the trap.
Say the word hacker and a certain image comes to mind: hooded top, hunched over a laptop, lines of green code fluttering around like menacing birds. But that’s mostly a Hollywood myth – and the reality is far more interesting…