Keeping technology secure requires constant vigilance, with new attack methodologies nestling in alongside old favourites. These are the 10 most popular security posts from Lifehacker in 2013.
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The Raspberry Pi has very low power consumption, which makes it a great always-on virtual private network (VPN) server. With a VPN, you'll get secure access to your home network when you're on the go and can use it for secure web browsing when you're on public networks. Here's how to roll your own VPN with the Raspberry Pi.
IT security throws up constant new challenges, so you can't afford to waste time dealing with non-issues. Here are five security myths that you need to ignore.
It's the question every IT worker asks: which specialisation should I choose to maximise my earning potential? Right now, if you're looking for a lucrative job, enterprise architecture and cloud computing top the bill. Check out these salary tables for more insights.
If your school or office blocks a large portion of the web for "productivity's" sake, Redditor sidewayssammich shares a useful tip: just plug a site into Google Translate to view it.
There are lots of killer productivity apps out there, but you might be left out of the party if you work somewhere with strict IT policies. It can be hard to convince your IT department to let you install Evernote or a Chrome app to help you get things done. Here's how to stay productive with the tools you probably already have and sneak in some of your favourites.
After upgrading to Windows 8, you might have noticed that apps set to run at start-up take longer to run than they did in Windows 7. Turns out this is an intentional change on Microsoft's part, but this delay can be removed with a simple registry tweak.
Earlier today, Apple unveiled the latest version of its mobile operating system at WWDC: iOS 7. The major update ushers in a host of new features including a new control center, a completely redesigned user interface, improved multitasking and a male voice for Siri. But one of the neatest new tricks is the ability to lock your device remotely: take that thieves!
Anyone who looked at The Guardian's website in the last week will have seen a picture of one of the newspaper's own laptops smashed and in pieces. Why did this Mac have to die?
We are all vulnerable to security problems from time to time -- from hacked routers to data-leaking apps and everything in between. Fortunately, protecting yourself is as easy as taking a look at the default settings on your computer. Here's how you can protect yourself.
Adobe has confirmed that customer information for 2.9 million users, including passwords and credit card details, and source code for some of its products have been stolen from its network. If you've ever purchased a product from Adobe online, it's time to change your password.