Google's New Smart Lock Is The Password Manager For The Rest Of Us

Amidst all the big Google I/O news, the company quietly made a major overhaul to Chrome’s password manager — it’s now a part of the revamped Smart Lock service. If you still haven’t started using a secure app to store your passwords, this one’s for you.

Gmail App Adds OAuth Security For Yahoo And Microsoft Accounts

You can never have too much security on your email, so the addition of OAuth security for the Android Gmail app is a welcome step.

Test If Your Garage Is Vulnerable To A Hack That Opens Doors In Seconds

Garage door systems aren’t much use if they can be opened easily with a hacked child’s toy. Unfortunately, however, many garage door openers are vulnerable. This video can help you determine if yours is, and what to do if it is.

Build An Arduino-Powered DIY Tracking System To Track A Stolen Bike

Unlike cars, bikes are difficult to track if they are stolen. If you don’t mind putting in the work, Instructables user stbennet shows you how to build your own tracking system with an Arduino.

The 10 Worst Android Apps For Draining Your Smartphone's Battery

AVG’s latest Android App Report has named and shamed the biggest battery hogs on the Android market, with the Telstra app proving to be the worst offender in Australia. If your phone is constantly running out of juice, here are the apps you need to use sparingly or completely uninstall.

The Privacy Settings You Need To Change Using Google's New Privacy Checkup Tool

Google has a new Privacy Checkup wizard which lets you check just how much data you share with the search giant. Here are the key settings you should review using the tool to ensure you maintain your privacy.

Voucher Codes & Personal Details Exposed In Woolworths Accidental Mass Email

Ah, the unintentional group email. Perhaps it was a joke in poor taste, or something meant for select individuals, but more than likely, you’ve never sent anything too important to the wrong people. Certainly not anything on the scale of Woolworths’ recent gaffe, where it fired off an email to over a thousand people containing a spreadsheet with personal details and gift voucher links.

Google Smart Lock Saves Your Passwords, Logs In On Chrome And Android

Google already has many features to make it easier to manage the bajillion passwords you have. With an upcoming release of Google Play Services, the company will be introducing a feature called Smart Lock that can store your passwords for third-party services and log into them across devices.

Google's New My Account Page Makes Managing Your Account Easier

Google has several ways of managing different aspects of your account. The new My Account page is a hub of useful tools that you can tweak to modify the security or privacy of your account. It even has a Security Checkup and Privacy Checkup to quickly audit your settings.

Hola Better Internet Sells Your VPN Bandwidth To Botnets

Hola Better Internet is a popular Chrome extension that allows you to watch blocked content overseas. However, there’s something more nefarious going on behind the scenes: the company is selling the bandwidth of Hola users to anyone with money to buy, effectively turning its users into a botnet for hire.