Should we require governments to share their data with the public by default?

Here's how we could adopt a radical shift in thinking about open government data

18 Jan 2021 min read

What’s up with WhatsApp

Is now the time to move your messaging elsewhere?

18 Jan 2021 min read

The role of privacy regulation

The relationship between regulators and the regulated is founded on cooperation, not fines

14 Jan 2021 min read

Parler data scraped and archived by online activists

Here's what online activists were up to before right-wing social network Parler was taken offline

11 Jan 2021 min read

What you need to know about the CVV numbers on the back of your credit card

Attention holiday shoppers: The card verification value should never be stored online

11 Dec 2019 min read

Is FaceApp safe? Clearing up confusion about the viral app

Pop stars, athletes, and millions of others posted photos of themselves edited with the app – but what are the much-publicized privacy risks?

19 Jul 2019 min read

Are budget-tracking apps safe?

An app that helps manage your finances could be useful, but is your data secure?

18 Apr 2019 min read

What risks do IoT security issues pose to businesses?

The Internet of Things (IoT) can increase efficiency, but it also comes with new risks. Find out why and how to protect your business in our article.

12 Feb 2019 min read

10 tips to protect against an email hack

Email accounts are hacked every day. Follow these simple tips to keep yours protected.

11 Dec 2018 min read

How private is private browsing? The Secret’s Out: Reports of the privacy of private browsing have been greatly exaggerated

Unless you take precautions, the secrets of your private browsing sessions are bound to be exposed.

31 Jul 2018 min read

Why and how to set up a VPN on your iPhone or Android

If security and privacy are important to you, then you need to set up a mobile VPN. This Essential Guide shows you how.

12 May 2018 min read

Secret Conversations in Messenger now hide chats from Facebook

Following WhatsApp's transition to encrypted messages, Facebook rolls out Secret Conversations to protect users' privacy.

27 Sep 2016 min read