This holiday season, give your children the gift of cybersecurity awareness

Don’t leave your kids to their own devices – give them a head start with staying safe online instead. The festive season is a time for giving, and what better present to give your children than ensuring that they can enjoy their new connected gadgets and stay safe along the way? As parents, we need to equip … More This holiday season, give your children the gift of cybersecurity awareness

Don’t forget to unplug your devices before you leave for the holidays!

As you down tools for the holiday season, be sure to also switch off the standby lights – it’s both cost effective and better for the environment. Depending on who you talk to, climate change can sometimes be a contentious topic, but even the sceptics should accept that there is little point in wasting energy. … More Don’t forget to unplug your devices before you leave for the holidays!

AirDrop flaws could leak phone numbers, email addresses

You can only stay safe by disabling AirDrop discovery in the system settings of your Apple device, a study says. Two security loopholes in Apple’s AirDrop feature could let hackers access the phone numbers and email addresses associated with both the sending and receiving device, German researchers have found. The feature, which lets users easily … More AirDrop flaws could leak phone numbers, email addresses

When repairing things you own may make you an outlaw

How do you balance the right to repair with the requirement to remain secure? Images of jackbooted, militarized cops descending into dimly-lit basements where appliance techs slap grimy, roughshod parts of doubtful lineage together come to mind in the still-simmering fight – yes, it’s a fight – to allow people to work on the tech … More When repairing things you own may make you an outlaw