Tag "security"

A Photogenic Security Encounter

4 months ago

This morning I spent a couple of hours with three smart phones and a high quality compact camera, taking photos of things I thought might

USBKill can easily destroy your computer

7 months ago

A simple USB stick, called USBKill, can easily destroy your computer.

Symantec aims for a secure web, will offer free(ish) certificates

10 months ago

The makers of Norton 360 do a little more than just make security software, and it even has a vision for a totally secure world wide web, with the company taking one step towards it… though there is a catch.

D-Link’s webcam ups the angles with 180 degrees

10 months ago

Security cameras are getting more connected meaning you can check them on your smartphone, but they don’t always cover the widest angles, and that’s why one company is changing things.

Trend Micro builds a way out of ransomware

10 months ago

Ransomware is one of the more frustrating security problems at the moment, locking your files down if you have the grace to cross one and open a link, but security group Trend Micro has a fix ready.

Twitter hacks highlight the importance of strong passwords

10 months ago

We’re reminded of why good passwords are needed on a fairly regular basis, and after a spate of attacks on Twitter accounts, you may want to check your social networking accounts for security, too.

Scams get a little local as Aussie organisations named

11 months ago

It’s already bad enough that we get called by people pretending to be Microsoft, but now you’re going to have to be on alert from fake Aussie organisations, but there are some tips you can consider.

Bitdefender in with a free way to block ransom virus “Cryptowall”

12 months ago

April Fools day aside, security issues are no laughing matter, and now that ransomware is proving to be more of a pest than expected, one security company has rocked up with a free for all fix in case you need it.

Android store plays host to fake apps, what to look for

1 year ago

Malware is on the rise and Android is the target. Do you know what to look for?

Cyber-criminals target Macs with ransomware

1 year ago

This week, there’s more proof that every users of Mac OS need to be as vigilant as Windows users when it comes to locking down their computers.

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