security

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.


Adware Medic Removes Macintosh Malware

Mac: Although Macs don’t often get malware, they aren’t immune. If you don’t have a good Mac antivirus program installed, or something slipped through, Adware Medic removes common nasties.


Edit Or Delete Individual Cookies Using Chrome's Developer Tools

In Chrome, the most precise cookie deletion you can perform is everything from the last hour, with no ability to select certain sites or even particular cookies. Sometimes you need a finer tool to modify or remove cookies and fortunately, Chrome’s developer functionality has this kind of granularity.


Carhacking: Why Your Computerised Car Could Actually Be Less Secure

Theft of vehicles is about as old as the notion of transport — from horse thieves to carjackers. No longer merely putting a brick through a window, vehicle thieves have continually adapted to new technology, as demonstrated by a new method to steal a car without the need to be anywhere near it.