App Directory: The Best Two-Factor Authentication App For iPhone

Two-factor authentication is one of the most important things you can do to protect yourself against getting your accounts hacked, and you should enable it now if you haven’t already. Authy is our favourite two-factor app on the block.


iOS 8 Bug Causes 'Reset All Settings' To Erase iCloud Drive Documents

It looks like there’s another bug in iOS 8. This one was found by MacRumors forum members and causes you to lose all your documents in iCloud Drive.


App Directory: The Best Two-Factor Authentication App For Android

Two-factor authentication is one of the most important things you can do to protect yourself against getting your accounts hacked, and you should enable it now if you haven’t already. Authy is our favourite two-factor app on the block.


iOS 8.0.2 Is Out, But We'd Give It A Minute

A day after rendering iPhones unusable with a badly-designed iOS 8.0.1 patch, Apple has released iOS 8.0.2, which claims to fix the problems caused by that update as well as sorting some other iOS 8 issues. Our advice? Give it a day or two before you try to install the latest version.


How To Check If Your Mac Or Linux Machine Is Vulnerable To Shellshock

Shellshock, the newly-discovered vulnerability that allows attackers to inject code into your computer, puts your Mac or Linux machine at a serious risk for malicious attacks. Here’s how to test if your machine is vulnerable.


Build A Face-Recognising Safe With A Raspberry Pi

Having a safe is a great way to store your valuables. Now, you can lock them away in a DIY, face-recognising setup with a some free software, a Raspberry Pi and a Pi camera.


How iOS, Android And You Can Improve Smartphone Security

After various celebrities’ accounts on Apple’s iCloud servers were hacked, the company has made a point of addressing these issues. It has made new claims for the security of iOS 8, the firm’s latest phone operating system, and for its cloud services. Similarly, Google announced the next version of its Android phone operating system will encrypt all data by default. But what sort of security do these measures provide?


No VPN Will Protect You If You're Careless With Your Identity

We talk a lot about technologies that can protect your security and your privacy around here, and VPNs are one of our favourite, easy-to-use tools to keep your traffic encrypted. Tor is great for staying anonymous. However, none of these services will protect you if you’re careless. Here’s an example we can all learn from.


Be Careful With iOS 8's New Private Browsing Mode In Safari

iOS 8 is packed with great new features, and an updated private browsing mode is one of them. As Redditor ILiketoSpooner points out, private browsing mode is not really as conveniently private as it used to be.


HandyLock Locks Your Mac When You Walk Away, Unlocks When You Return

Mac: HandyLock is a utility that makes sure your Mac is locked and password-protected every time you get up and wander away from it. It uses your phone — or any other Bluetooth device — as a “key”. When it’s out of range, the app will lock your screen for you, automatically.