Security

News, reviews and guides on information security and privacy

Is it time to stop using Google search?

Is it time to stop using Google search?

DuckDuckGo, the privacy-conscious search engine, is growing in popularity. Here's why, and what you need to know about it.
Dec 20 2017, 12:42PM
Check your laptop for a factory-installed keylogger

Check your laptop for a factory-installed keylogger

A potentially vulnerable touchpad driver puts a wide range of laptops at risk. We explain how to tell if yours is affected.
Dec 18 2017, 11:40AM
Okta offers one year free ID management

Okta offers one year free ID management

The identity provider has a special offer for startups and small businesses that can help secure user access.
Dec 11 2017, 12:32PM
Beware fake Amazon receipts

Beware fake Amazon receipts

Yet another malicious email campaign appears to take advantage of the retail giant's Australian launch.
Dec 7 2017, 9:39PM
'Very large' fake invoice campaign detected

'Very large' fake invoice campaign detected

A security provider is warning of a large-scale attack of malicious emails purporting to be from multiple brands.
Dec 5 2017, 6:38PM
macOS security flaw: How to protect yourself

macOS security flaw: How to protect yourself

A huge security flaw lets anyone log in to a Mac running Apple's latest OS. Here’s what High Sierra users need to do.
Nov 30 2017, 10:28PM
Quad9 offers enhanced internet security

Quad9 offers enhanced internet security

IBM and its partners have launched a security-enhancing and privacy-protecting DNS service.
Nov 30 2017, 10:23AM
WatchGuard upgrades Firebox T firewall appliances

WatchGuard upgrades Firebox T firewall appliances

New T15, T35 and T55 models offer improved performance as well as unified threat management.
Nov 24 2017, 6:03AM
What all businesses can learn from the Uber breach

What all businesses can learn from the Uber breach

Security experts respond to Uber’s cover-up of the hack that leaked details of 57 million people.
Nov 23 2017, 8:38AM
Intel security flaws put laptops, servers and storage at risk

Intel security flaws put laptops, servers and storage at risk

The chip giant has released patches that it says should be installed urgently.
Nov 22 2017, 2:22PM
Five next-generation security solutions

Five next-generation security solutions

Take your business security to the next level with advanced threat protection, vulnerability management, machine learning and more.
Nov 21 2017, 9:15AM
Documents: the security risk you may not have thought of

Documents: the security risk you may not have thought of

Why, and how, you should protect your confidential business documents from being leaked.
Nov 21 2017, 7:19AM
Scammers target EnergyAustralia customers again

Scammers target EnergyAustralia customers again

A security provider warns of yet another malware campaign masquerading as an energy bill.
Nov 20 2017, 5:31PM
Best macOS anti-malware software

Best macOS anti-malware software

Not even Macs are completely secure. In-depth tests of 10 macOS security suites reveal which provide the best protection.
Nov 16 2017, 5:28PM
Beware of drive-by cryptocurrency hackers

Beware of drive-by cryptocurrency hackers

How datagraphcoin ‘miners’ can hijack your electricity and your computer’s processor.
Nov 16 2017, 7:43AM
Best virus clean-up tools revealed

Best virus clean-up tools revealed

In-depth tests on 17 antivirus and recovery tools reveal which are the best at cleaning infected systems.
Nov 14 2017, 1:31PM
datagraphdefender plugs in to Windows Defender ATP

datagraphdefender plugs in to Windows Defender ATP

Businesses can now monitor the security status of Windows, Linux and macOS systems from one place.
Nov 13 2017, 6:46PM
Veritas Backup Exec review

Veritas Backup Exec review

Want to simplify advanced company-wide backups? Veritas' new subscription-based solution may be the answer.
Nov 11 2017, 10:34PM
IDrive Business review

IDrive Business review

It’s the cloud backup host with the most and very good value as well.
Nov 11 2017, 3:04PM
Acronis Backup 12.5 review

Acronis Backup 12.5 review

Acronis has every backup base covered, including ransomware protection, for businesses of all sizes.
Nov 11 2017, 2:16PM