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Avoid online dating scams

Avoid online dating scams

How to spot and avoid online dating scams and what to do if a scammer ...

SMS verification

SMS verification

SMS verification is one of the most effective ways to protect your online accounts ...

One billion passwords stolen

One billion passwords stolen

A Russian gang has stolen over one billion usernames and passwords.

Deals website hacked

Deals website hacked

Under current laws, COTD was within its rights not to inform customers of website hacking.

How to safely sell old technology

How to safely sell old technology

Secondhand smartphones possess some of their previous owners’ personal information.

Is free antivirus software worthwhile?

Is free antivirus software worthwhile?

Without virus protection you're leaving your computer's front door unlocked for viruses.

Your online privacy rights

Your online privacy rights

After a lawsuit in Europe, Google is complying with the “right to be forgotten” ruling. ...

Cyber attacks could shutdown cities

Cyber attacks could shutdown cities

A new CSIRO report warns that the dangers of cyber attacks are being greatly overlooked ...

Facebook hashtag faux pas

Facebook hashtag faux pas

A recent embarrassing hashtag ‘scandal’ gave Debbie’s friend a seriously red face.

Reducing spam

Reducing spam

Spam is a common, and often frustrating, side effect to having an email account.

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