June 29, 2018 - There's been a number of major data breaches and leaks revealed in the last few days, and we take a look at three of the biggest: Adidas, Ticketmaster, and marketing firm Exactis.
May 4, 2018 - A recent error caused passwords to be exposed internally at Twitter. As a precaution, they're advising all users to change their passwords. Read on to find out what happened, and what you can do about it.
April 16, 2018 - There's a debate happening at the moment: Myspace vs. Facebook. Was it safer? Easier to use? More welcoming of sparkly gifs? We take a walk down memory lane and remind you that privacy and safety concerns plagued ye old social networks of yore.
March 26, 2018 - Facebook is in the spotlight, as the recent Cambridge Analytica story involving millions of users' data continues to melt news servers around the world. We strip away the complications and tell you exactly what happened, and why you may want to reconsider your use of social media platforms in 2018.
February 8, 2018 - With the collapse of the main Deepfakes hubs on Reddit, users have moved away to other forums. Problem is, at least one of them is mining for cryptocurrency. Can your PC handle it?
January 15, 2018 - Are cookies a threat? The answer depends on how much you care about privacy. Learn how to manage cookies and stay in control of your data.
November 28, 2017 - Identity theft protection services promise to have your back against cybercriminals looking to steal your data. But they don't actually stop them from taking your identity. Are they worth it, then? We say no.
November 7, 2017 - As drive-by downloads slow down, drive-by cryptocurrency mining emerges as the latest annoyance that hijacks our PCs' CPU.
June 9, 2017 - Many people post unredacted medical images to Twitter and Instagram. They shouldn't because the details included on the image often can compromise personal identity online and in rare instances, lead to a possible attack on an exposed piece of medical IT infrastructure.
May 17, 2017 - The Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) began an initiative called Privacy Awareness Week, or PAW, with the purpose of educating users about current privacy issues and promoting the importance of keeping their personal information safe. This remains the core of why it exists for more than a decade now.