Protect Your Finances, Keep Receipts Out Of Your Wallet

After buying something, most of us mindlessly stuff receipts in our pockets, wallet or purse. To keep your finances safe, it’s important to remember to get rid of those receipts later.


How Regin Malware Spies While Escaping Detection

The computer-security firm Symantec says it may have found some of the most sophisticated malicious software ever made. The cyber-espionage bug, called Regin, has been making attacks for many years without being caught.


What Really Happens When You Delete Something From Your PC

If you want to sell or dispose of your computer, it’s important to make sure there isn’t any data left on there for someone to find. When it comes to NTFS-formatted hard drives, simply deleting your files isn’t enough.


How To Safely Share Your Home Wi-Fi With Friends

You probably work hard to make sure your Wi-Fi network is secure. That’s important, but sometimes — when you have guests over or host events, for example — sharing is good too. Here’s how to share your Wi-Fi without compromising your security.


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.