privacy

How to see if Cambridge Analytica has your Facebook info

How to see if Cambridge Analytica has your Facebook info

Facebook says 311,127 Australian accounts may have been affected. Here’s how to find out if yours was one of them.
Apr 11 2018, 10:05PM
Privacy guide: everything you need to know about encryption

Privacy guide: everything you need to know about encryption

We've rounded up the best tools and methods for encrypting all your data across all your devices.
Apr 2 2018, 7:29AM
New Facebook privacy tools released in wake of scandal

New Facebook privacy tools released in wake of scandal

The social media giant has updated its privacy controls and a new Firefox extension stops Facebook from snooping on your browsing.
Mar 29 2018, 9:56AM
Is Facebook’s new Protect feature actually spyware?

Is Facebook’s new Protect feature actually spyware?

The VPN service appears to collect and analyse user data.
Feb 16 2018, 10:39AM
Are you ready for data breach notification laws?

Are you ready for data breach notification laws?

Time is running out, yet many businesses aren’t ready, according to a new study. Here’s what you need to know.
Feb 9 2018, 9:50AM
Is it time to stop using Google search?

Is it time to stop using Google search?

DuckDuckGo, the privacy-conscious search engine, is growing in popularity. Here's why, and what you need to know about it.
Dec 20 2017, 12:42PM
Which tech companies can be trusted with your data?

Which tech companies can be trusted with your data?

A new report reveals the companies doing a good job of protecting users from snooping governments – and those that aren't.
Jul 12 2017, 9:18AM
Four free VPN apps compared

Four free VPN apps compared

Can you browse anonymously and securely for free? We look at four VPN services and tools to find out.
May 26 2017, 11:16PM
Netgear firmware update collects your IP and MAC addresses

Netgear firmware update collects your IP and MAC addresses

Users need to configure Nighthawk routers manually to opt out of sending the information to Netgear.
May 23 2017, 7:21AM
Five free Windows 10 privacy tools

Five free Windows 10 privacy tools

Want to protect your privacy following revelations about what data Windows 10 is collecting about you? Here are five tools that may help.
Apr 7 2017, 2:45PM
Revealed: the data Windows 10 is collecting about you

Revealed: the data Windows 10 is collecting about you

Want to know what data is collected about you and your system, and how that data is used? Microsoft comes clean.
Apr 7 2017, 8:06AM
Facebook bans firms from spying on users' data

Facebook bans firms from spying on users' data

The social media giant has updated its Facebook and Instagram privacy policies.
Mar 17 2017, 5:00PM
What do the data breach notification laws mean?

What do the data breach notification laws mean?

Australia has new laws making it mandatory for certain organisations to disclose data breaches. We explain what it means for business.
Feb 16 2017, 10:57PM
Protect confidential files with SafeErase Professional 11

Protect confidential files with SafeErase Professional 11

O&O Software has released the latest version of its secure file and history eraser for Windows.
Dec 6 2016, 10:49AM
Best Android security apps revealed

Best Android security apps revealed

Anti-malware testing specialist AV-Comparatives has released its latest report on security software for Android devices.
Oct 8 2016, 5:18PM
How secure is your business data in the cloud?

How secure is your business data in the cloud?

We examine how cloud providers secure customer data, how to minimise the chances of data leaks, and how to comply with privacy law.
Aug 16 2016, 6:57PM
Find out what Google knows about you

Find out what Google knows about you

My Activity allows you to discover, edit and even remove everything Google knows about you.
Jul 1 2016, 3:45PM
Does Mark Zuckerberg put tape over his webcam?

Does Mark Zuckerberg put tape over his webcam?

The Facebook boss appears to use a low-tech way of protecting his privacy.
Jun 23 2016, 9:56AM
Take care before you share

Take care before you share

How to prevent the potential privacy and security issues caused by passing on or following web links.
Apr 22 2016, 2:40PM
How to configure Windows 10 for privacy

How to configure Windows 10 for privacy

Worried about Windows 10's somewhat doubtful new privacy features? Security vendor Bitdefender offers a number of tips on configuring the new OS with privacy in mind.
Aug 10 2015, 4:18PM

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