Memorise Complex Sequences (Like Passwords) With Spaced Repetiton

It can be difficult memorising so many passwords and phone numbers. A recent experiment presented at the Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security explains an easy method for branding them into your brain.


Digify Gives Others Self-Destructing Temporary Access To Dropbox Files

Android/iOS/Windows: Sometimes, you’d like to share a file without actually letting someone else have access to it permanently. Digify steps up, letting you give others temporary access to files — including those in Dropbox — that automatically expires.


The Essential Android Security Features You Should Enable Right Now

Your phone is probably the most personal device you own. You carry it with you at all times, and it can access a large chunk of your most sensitive data. Here’s how to keep it secure using just the basic tools provided by Google.


Authy Is A PIN-Protected Manager For Two-Factor Authentication

Android/iOS: Two-factor authentication is a feature that you should probably enable on every service that offers it. While Google has the handy Authenticator app, Authy improves on it in almost every way.


How To Cancel Your 'Catch Of The Day' Account

Last week, Catch Of The Day admitted to a data breach involving the loss of usernames, email addresses, hashed passwords and credit card data. What’s more, it waited three whole years to disclose this information to customers. If you’re as annoyed with the company as we are, you’ll want to cancel your account. Here’s how.


Five Best Desktop Antivirus Applications

Good browsing hygiene and “common sense” only get you so far on the internet. A solid antivirus utility is an essential part of your security arsenal. This week we’re looking at five of the best antivirus tools, based on your nominations.


Reminder: Factory Resets Don't Make Your Android Phone Safe To Sell

If you plan on selling or donating your smartphone and want to make sure all of your data is removed from it it, make sure you do more than just factory reset through the phone’s OS. Security researchers picked up several phones “wiped” this way, and found loads of data.


TimeAway Manages Kids' Device Time And App Usage, Tracks Location

Android: TimeAway gives parents control over their child’s Android device. You can monitor and restrict time spent on the device, allow and block apps, and track the current location of the device.


Google's New Account History Page Helps Further Control Your Privacy

Google tracks a lot of what you do online. Much of this is to improve your search results or to assist with Google Now. Google’s updated Account History page now allows you to “pause” or delete Google’s information about you.


Is FileHippo Going To Introduce A 'Download Manager'?

Adware is on the rise, thanks in part to various “download managers” file hosts have begun wrapping their software with. Taking a few seconds to check what links you’re clicking on will usually reveal a checkbox or direct download to avoid getting the unwanted bytes (and toolbars), but that doesn’t make it any less annoying. Sadly, we may soon be taking the decade-old FileHippo off the whitelist, with news it’s looking to introduce its own helper.