Smartphone operating systems generally offer four ways for users to protect their devices: pin codes, patterns, passwords and fingerprint verification. But which one is the most effective when it comes to warding off unwanted individuals from accessing your smartphone? Let's find out.
Over the weekend, a hacker by the name of Stackoverflowin gained access to 150,000 unsecured and internet accessible printers using an automated script, making the devices print out customised messages. Stackoverflowin said he did it for fun, but it's a good lesson for those who leave their printers exposed. We have some tips on protecting your printer.
Not all VPNs are created equal. Case in point: some still keep logs of your browsing movements, even as they claim to keep your activity anonymous. Fortunately, Private Internet Access is one of the few VPNs that actually doesn’t keep track of your virtual footsteps.
Not again, Netgear. Another serious security vulnerability has been found on a bunch of Netgear routers. This time around, the bug can expose router login passwords and can be exploited remotely. Here's a list of Netgear routers that are affected and where to get the firmware patches for each of them.