How To Stop People Hacking Your Webcam

There are concerns that thousands of private webcams around the world could be streaming live images to anybody who wishes to view them — without their owner knowing — thanks to a Russian website providing a convenient list of every camera that can be accessed.


PSN, 2K And Windows Live Allegedly Hacked, Change Your Passwords Now

Another day, another password leak. This time it’s PlayStation Network, 2K Games and Windows Live — three years after the last PSN compromise. CNET and Geek.com report that hacker group DerpTrolling claim to have seven million logins and 500,000 credit card data — including Twitter and Facebook.


Your Mac Logs Everything You Download, Here's How To Clear It Out

Mac: OS X keeps a running log of every file you download, in part so it can help you troubleshoot later on if you download something you weren’t supposed to. If you’re not a fan of this behaviour, Macgasm shows you how to clear out that log.


Reset Your Chromecast Before You Sell

Like your phone or tablet, your Chromecast stores personal information like your router name and password. Here’s how to reset it before you sell or give it away so that information doesn’t fall into the wrong hands.


Ask LH: Can I Use Two-Factor Authentication Overseas?

I want my email and the rest of my digital life to be secure, so I like the idea of two-factor authentication. The problem is I travel a lot. When I am in Europe or the US, I don’t use my Australian phone because I don’t want to pay for roaming, and because I may be away for months at a time.


Which Australian Cities Are Most Attacked By Malware?

New research from online security firm F-Secure has revealed the Australian CBDs that are most susceptible to Android-based malware attacks. Statistically, you could be twice as likely to encounter a threat depending on the capital city you reside in. Read on to see which major cities came out on top.


The New iOS Security Hole Is Worth Your Attention, But Don't Panic

Researchers from the security firm FireEye recently uncovered a nasty little exploit in iOS they’re calling a “Masque Attack”. Once implemented an attacker can steal banking credentials, dig into email and more. But don’t panic, because it’s hard to actually pull off.


Let's Talk About OS X Yosemite's Privacy Issues

Since Yosemite was released, users have found that the operating system sends all kinds of data to Apple and saves documents without you knowing it. On the surface, it’s an egregious invasion of privacy. Let’s take a look at exactly what’s going on here.


Fing Shows You All The Devices Connected To Your Network

Android/iOS: Fing shows you all of the devices on your network, down to the device type and manufacturer for each. Best of all, it puts all of that data in the palm of your hand.


If You Text From Your PC, Don't Use SMS For Two-Factor Authentication

We love two-factor authentication, and we love services that make our text messages accessible from our computers. However, if you don’t want anyone else — a snooping spouse, child, parent, or most importantly, a laptop thief — getting hold of your private information, you might want to alter how you use two-factor authentication.