AirTag stalking: What is it, and how can I avoid it?

AirTag stalking is in the news as bills look to close loopholes used by stalkers. What are AirTags, and how can they be used to track people?

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Steer clear of fake premium mobile app unlockers

Sites offering premium apps are popping up all over YouTube comments and elsewhere. Are they legit?

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SMS group spam promises free gifts in return for bill payment

We take a look at SMS group spam promising free gifts in return for having paid your bill for the month of March.

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Apps removed from Google Play for harvesting user data

We take a look at a collection of apps which were all harvesting user data via an SDK promising “monetisation”.

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Old Play Store apps served notice by upcoming API level changes

We take a look at upcoming changes in Android land which could see a lot of old, unsupported apps slowly fading from public view.

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Ukraine shuts down disinformation bot farm

It’s reported that Ukrainian security services have shut down a bot farm that was spreading disinformation.

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How to share your Wi-Fi password safely

We look at ways you can securely share your Wi-Fi password, and also the perils of allowing people onto your network.

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Apple releases emergency update: Patch, but don’t panic

Apple has released updates for iOS, MacOS, and WatchOS to combat an in-the-wild exploit called “FORCEDENTRY”.

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A week in security (August 30 – September 5)

A round up of the previous week’s blogs and most interesting and relevant security events, hacks, and information.

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SMS authentication code includes ad: a very bad idea

We look at a recent incident where a Google SMS authentication user encountered an add attached to the code sent out.

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