Tips & tricks

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3 mins

Your old phone number is putting you at risk

If you’ve ever switched to a new phone number, chances are your old number will be reassigned to someone...
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4 mins

Here’s what vaccine scams look like

Covid-19 vaccinations are free, but that’s not stopping scammers from trying to get credit card and personal information through phishing and other methods.
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5 mins

Guide to data hoarding for the end of the world

Do you like to download large quantities of information off the internet for safe keeping? You might be a data hoarder—and that’s a good thing!
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2 mins

How to stop DDoS attacks on Xbox

Want to game in peace? Find out what’s behind the increase in gaming related DDoS attacks, and what you can do to protect your Xbox.
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3 mins

Are QR codes safe? Not always

There are a few ways QR codes pose online security risks. Here are a few simple tips to protect yourself.
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4 mins

Slow internet driving you mad? 4 possible reasons

Can’t connect? We know that pain. Can connect but it’s painfully slow? We know that pain and we hate it more. Here’s what might be the culprit.
4 mins

Are you human or robot? How CAPTCHAs know

Different types of CAPTCHAs protect websites from spambots. Here’s how they work, and tips to solve them. But first, find all the street signs in these images...
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2 mins

How “wardriving” puts vulnerable Wi-Fi on a map

Wardriving is the act of searching for vulnerable Wi-Fi networks from inside a moving vehicle. Here's how you can keep your network protected.
Back to the office? 8 tips to protect your privacy at work
3 mins

Back to the office? 7 tips to protect your privacy at work

Protecting your privacy in the workplace doesn’t have to be difficult. Here are some ways you can do so both physically and virtually.
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1 min

Don’t post your vaccine cards on social media

Posting pictures of your vaccination card opens you up to identity fraud and scams. Here’s what you can do instead.
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3 mins

Free and open-source software (FOSS): Pros and cons for security

Chances are you’ve used more free and open-source software (FOSS) than you realise. We take a look at the benefits of FOSS.
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5 mins

What your internet service provider knows from your online traffic

If you don't encrypt your online traffic, your ISP can potentially see everything. Let’s fix that.

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