Security

News, reviews and guides on information security and privacy

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
The case for outsourcing your IT security

The case for outsourcing your IT security

A managed security service provider explains how it can offer enterprise-grade protection to small businesses.
Mar 30 2018, 6:56PM
Beware bogus Netflix emails

Beware bogus Netflix emails

The latest scam email campaign reported by MailGuard is designed to steal your credit card details.
Mar 29 2018, 4:22PM
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
How to protect against a DDoS attack

How to protect against a DDoS attack

We explain why and how you should guard against distributed-denial-of-service incidents.
Mar 22 2018, 11:12AM
Your guide to the CPU flaws: to patch or not to patch?

Your guide to the CPU flaws: to patch or not to patch?

What are Meltdown and Spectre? Are you affected? Is it safe to install updates for the flaws? We answer your questions.
Feb 23 2018, 6:01AM
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
Skype flaw could allow hackers to access your computer

Skype flaw could allow hackers to access your computer

With no dedicated fix apparently coming soon, here’s what you need to know to protect your system.
Feb 15 2018, 8:27AM
Bitcoin-mining hackers hijack government websites

Bitcoin-mining hackers hijack government websites

Here's how to protect yourself from hacked sites that could turn your computer into a cryptocurrency miner.
Feb 13 2018, 6:14AM
diskAshur Pro2 review: high-security portable storage

diskAshur Pro2 review: high-security portable storage

Do you carry around sensitive data? This portable hard drive offers multi-layer security.
Feb 9 2018, 11:55AM
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
WatchGuard AP420 review: lock down your Wi-Fi

WatchGuard AP420 review: lock down your Wi-Fi

This new access point is for businesses that want enterprise-grade wireless security without breaking the bank.
Feb 6 2018, 10:02PM
Credit card fraud patterns revealed

Credit card fraud patterns revealed

A new report by Stripe identifies tell-tale times, amounts, cards and other potential signs of fraudulent transactions.
Jan 30 2018, 1:01PM
WatchGuard adds DNS protection to security suite

WatchGuard adds DNS protection to security suite

The security appliance vendor is adding another defence layer that will protect users from dangerous sites.
Jan 24 2018, 7:19AM
Visa’s security roadmap for credit cards and beyond

Visa’s security roadmap for credit cards and beyond

The financial giant explains how it plans to protect online transactions, contactless payments and more.
Jan 23 2018, 8:21AM
New government guide to small business security

New government guide to small business security

Here are “three quick steps” to protecting your business against cyber attacks.
Jan 18 2018, 5:41PM
New D-Link and Netgear routers to offer anti-malware

New D-Link and Netgear routers to offer anti-malware

The network vendors have partnered with McAfee and Bitdefender to beef up security on some new routers.
Jan 12 2018, 4:34PM
What you need to know about CPU vulnerabilities

What you need to know about CPU vulnerabilities

Key vendors have responded quickly to the processor flaws, but be careful – one patch from Microsoft reportedly ‘bricks’ some machines.
Jan 12 2018, 6:35AM
Cyber attacks up by 23 percent in 2017: report

Cyber attacks up by 23 percent in 2017: report

Australians are failing to take basic cybersecurity precautions, despite big rises in cybercrime and targeted attacks, according to two new studies.
Jan 5 2018, 5:56PM
Intel, AMD and ARM processors at risk from security flaw

Intel, AMD and ARM processors at risk from security flaw

Vulnerabilities could affect just about all modern computers, servers and mobile devices. Here's what you should do.
Jan 4 2018, 10:13PM

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