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Password Strength Meters Still Aren't Trustworthy

When you make a new account for any sort of web site or service, there’s usually a helpful-looking meter to tell how strong the password you came up with is. Don’t listen to those meters.


Opera Brings Its Free And Unlimited VPN To Android

If you’ve been on the lookout for a decent VPN on Android that won’t break the bank, your wait is over. After releasing on iOS earlier this year, Opera’s popular free and unlimited VPN is finally available for Android devices.


The Unreal Tournament And Epic Games Forums Have Been Breached

If you ever registered an account for the Unreal Engine or Unreal Tournament forums, bad news. Epic has announced that the forums for both have been compromised, as well as some of their legacy forums.


Why The ACCC Siding With The Banks Against Apple Is Bad For Consumers

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has denied four of Australia’s banks an interim authorisation to act collectively against Apple and other third party wallet providers (Samsung and Google) in Australia.


How Facebook Uses Your Personal Details To Target Its Ads

Say you’re scrolling through your Facebook Newsfeed and you encounter an ad so eerily well-suited, it seems someone has possibly read your brain. Maybe your mother’s birthday is coming up, and Facebook’s showing ads for her local florist. Whatever the subject, you’ve seen ads like this. You’ve wondered – maybe worried – how they found their way to you.


Warberry Pi Is A Dead-Simple Pen Testing Toolkit For The Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is a surprisingly useful tool to test the strength of your network. To add another tool to your network testing kit, Warberry Pi is a self-contained set of scripts that run automatically when you plug your Raspberry Pi into a ethernet port.


The Beginner's Guide To Setting Up LastPass

You know you’re supposed to use a password manager. In fact, you’ve been meaning to set one up for a long time, but haven’t taken the plunge yet. Even popular ones, like LastPass, seem like a pain to set up. Good news: Getting started with a password manager is easier than you think.


Warning: Scammers Are Sending Fake Netflix Emails To Steal Your Log-In Details

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has issued a warning to Netflix users about a fake email that links to a phishing site that looks almost identical to the real Netflix page. Here’s what you need to know.


Radio Silence Stops Mac Apps From Phoning Home, Now Shows You Traffic In Real Time

Mac: We were big fans of Radio Silence when it initially launched several years ago because it was one of the easiest, cheapest way to keep an eye on Mac apps secretly phoning home. A recent update makes Radio Silence a bit easier to use, and it now shows you traffic in real time.


Microsoft Merges Its Authenticator Apps Into One, Adds One-Button Approval

Android/iOS: Microsoft has had separate two-factor authenticator apps for its consumer and enterprise users for a while. Now, it’s combining the two into the new Microsoft Authenticator and adding a few new features while they’re at it.


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