Moving scams: A real-life cautionary tale

Scammers seek to manipulate the review system to trick even the most educated consumers

10 Feb 2021 min read

The risks of following deplatformed apps into the wilderness

Here's where Parler has ended up — learn the risks connected with using deplatformed apps that return to service

10 Feb 2021 min read

Police take down Emotet and help possible victims with new tactics

Taking the Emotet botnet away from cybercriminals and into the hands of law enforcement

27 Jan 2021 min read

What’s up with WhatsApp

Is now the time to move your messaging elsewhere?

18 Jan 2021 min read

Where do things stand with Covid-19 tracking apps?

Reviewing the current status and continuing development of prominent tracking apps

7 Jan 2021 min read

It's time to consider getting a Covid-19 vaccine passport for travel

These "passports" could prove to be a solution for travelers crossing borders, but they also come with their own set of challenges

6 Jan 2021 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

Facebook security breach - what should you do? | Avast

Social media giant Facebook reported today that a data breach put 50 million users at risk. Here’s what you need to know.

29 Sep 2018 min read

Instagram has been #hacked

Instagram users report account takeovers – change your password, now.

15 Aug 2018 min read

Scam alert! Don’t fall for this webcam extortion ploy

A popular new email scam claims to have video of you — don’t worry, it doesn’t.

25 Jul 2018 min read

When information leaks

A vulnerability and a victory for data protection authorities are a good reminder about what can happen when data isn’t kept safe.

19 Mar 2018 min read

Time to tighten up device security

Device security has been in the news this week, including a proposal for IoT security for smart devices, a more security-focused Android, and an Uber lawsuit.

10 Mar 2018 min read