security

Get Rid Of Old Anti-Virus Installs With ESET's AV Removal Tool

Having recently ditched the under-performing Microsoft Security Essentials for something better (in my case, the free edition of Avira), I know the pain of trying out new software. Anti-virus programs can sometimes be stubborn about removing themselves and if you’re finding the ghosts of old AV apps lingering on your system, ESET has an all-in-one removal tool that can help.


Ask An Expert All About Data Forensics, Privacy And Security

Say hello to Jason Eaddy of Elysium Digital. Elysium conducts digital forensic and security investigations, typically working with organisations in technology-related legal matters.


D-Link Apologises For Router Security

An issue which affected D-Link’s routers is in the process of being patched, says the company.


What Is Tokenisation And How Will It Make Online Shopping More Secure?

Tokenisation aims to make online and mobile-based shopping a lot safer, but how does it work? Here’s what you need to know.


How Linux Australia Handled Its Recent Data Breach

Data breaches have sadly become more common, though organisations are slowly beginning to learn the best way to handle them. Rather than hide the fact from those affected, Linux Australia has provided an extremely detailed and transparent account to its members explaining how its servers were hacked, what information was taken and how it has responded.


Get 2 Years Of VPN Access For Just $US30 Per Year

With the recent data retention shenanigans, you might have put serious thought into setting up a VPN (if you’re not already for circumventing geo-blocks). If you’re still considering your options, Private Internet Access is currently offering a good deal on two-year subscriptions.


Now Would Be A Good Time To Change Your iPhone's Passcode

Still using a four digit passcode to lock your iPhone? You should probably change that to a complex passcode, thanks to a new hardware hack.


Safari's Private Browsing Is Anything But Private

Usually, when you engage the private mode of your browser, you expect nothing to be saved. Unless, it turns out, you’re using Apple’s Safari browser on a Mac.


uTorrent Users: Here's How To Delete Bitcoin Miner EpicScale From Your PC

Even if you’ve switched to another torrent client (or just an older version of uTorrent), now’s the time to make sure there are no hidden Bitcoin miners hogging your idle system resources. You’ll have to dive into your registry and file system, but a little effort is worth the peace of mind.


How To Install Free, Effective Antivirus Software (For Beginners)

Anyone running a Windows computer knows how important it is to have good anti-virus software — but you don’t need to pay for good protection! If someone you know still doesn’t have anti-virus software running, here’s a quick guide you can send them to help them set it up.