There are many reasons to be thankful for the existence of the internet. Without Tim Berners-Lee’s creation there would be no BBC iPlayer, no Google and… no place to share cat photos. But what about all the scams?
Posts tagged with "security"
Haven’t you heard yet? Apple’s announced two new iPhones and everyone’s a bit disappointed. And the one new piece of interesting tech – a fingerprint scanner – is far from meeting its potential.
Cloud storage should be all about peace of mind. With your files backed up online, you don’t need to worry about losing a hard drive or having your laptop stolen. Your photos and documents are safe.
We reported on new BRC research that cash is the most popular way to pay in UK shops. You told us why that doesn’t always ring true for you, and how much you value your credit and debit cards.
Do you think your bank’s security checks are thorough enough? When we investigated the banks’ telephone security systems, we found big differences between the best and worst banks.
These days, there are more ways to bank than ever. You can do it online or by using apps on your smartphone, but whatever happened to the good old-fashioned phone call?
I recently read the story of a person who lost tens of thousands of pounds, all down to a small, unfortunate mistake. It got me to thinking – are the safeguards in place for internet banking really stringent enough?
You don’t have to spend a fortune to keep your PC free from viruses. In fact, could the results of our latest security software test spell the end for standalone security programs?
As we visit friends and families over the festive season lots of dwellings will be left empty. Throw in the long dark nights and homes filled with (increasingly fancy) gifts, and it can be an irresistible mix for burglars.
According to a recent Halifax Home Insurance report, the black market trade in pushchairs is estimated to be worth £60 million. Would this make you invest in more security measures for your pushchair?
Today’s media is awash with stories of how brand new computers are being infected with malicious software before they even leave the factories where they’re made.
It seems that the car theft technique used in the movie Gone in 60 Seconds, starring Angelina Jolie and Nicholas Cage, has become a reality. BMWs are being stolen by thieves hacking into the security system.
LinkedIn has been hacked, eHarmony has been hacked… When 8 million passwords from popular social networks were leaked, I thought it about time I took more care of my own passwords.
The Fiat 500 has the dubious honour of being Britain’s most vandalised car, according to an insurance company survey. If even this relatively cheap Fiat is targeted, are any of our cars safe from key-wielding vandals?