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internet security

Cloudflare fixes outage that knocked major web services offline
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Network & Internet

Cloudflare fixes outage that knocked major web services offline

Online services such as Nord VPN, Shopify, and Steam were all inaccessible by users in most regions
21 Jun 2022
Kaspersky Free review: Effective and lightweight – everything you want from a free antivirus solution
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antivirus

Kaspersky Free review: Effective and lightweight – everything you want from a free antivirus solution

It’ll be a real shame if politics means people missing out on this top-class security tool
8 Jun 2022
Microsoft Windows Defender review: An ideal (if unfriendly) business security solution
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antivirus

Microsoft Windows Defender review: An ideal (if unfriendly) business security solution

Central management puts Defender head and shoulders above other free options; the fact that it's already deployed doesn't hurt either
1 Jun 2022
AVG AntiVirus Free review: Great malware protection, though the upsell is a turn-off
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AVG AntiVirus Free review: Great malware protection, though the upsell is a turn-off

AVG serves up the same powerful antivirus engine as Avast, but the trimmings aren’t as generous
26 May 2022
DuckDuckGo CEO defends platform after Microsoft online tracker agreement uncovered
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privacy

DuckDuckGo CEO defends platform after Microsoft online tracker agreement uncovered

Gabriel Weinberg's defence was greeted warmly by the community and said the issue ultimately comes down to the unavoidable way the modern internet is …
26 May 2022
Google Chrome branded the least effective browser for stopping phishing attacks
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phishing

Google Chrome branded the least effective browser for stopping phishing attacks

The world's most popular browser came dead last when compared against competitors
26 May 2022
Security awareness training strategies for account takeover protection
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Whitepaper

Security awareness training strategies for account takeover protection

Why you need an inside-the-perimeter strategy for internal threats
25 Apr 2022
Jack Dorsey admits regret for helping to centralise the internet
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Network & Internet

Jack Dorsey admits regret for helping to centralise the internet

The former Twitter CEO took to the platform he founded to express regret at the 'damaging' development of the internet
4 Apr 2022
Multi-factor authentication deployment guide
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Whitepaper

Multi-factor authentication deployment guide

A complete guide to selecting and deploying your MFA authentication guide
7 Mar 2022
Microsoft releases analysis of Web3 'ice phishing' attack
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phishing

Microsoft releases analysis of Web3 'ice phishing' attack

New phishing method targets an immature technology stack on the next generation of the internet
17 Feb 2022
Apple users told to update their devices to fix critical WebKit flaw
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vulnerability

Apple users told to update their devices to fix critical WebKit flaw

The security flaw allowed code execution on a range of devices and represents the third major vulnerability to be patched by Apple this year
11 Feb 2022
NCA donates 225 million passwords to Have I Been Pwned
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cyber security

NCA donates 225 million passwords to Have I Been Pwned

The move comes as both UK and US national crime-fighting agencies collaborate with the popular compromised credential checker
21 Dec 2021
Top 200 most common passwords of 2021 revealed
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cyber security

Top 200 most common passwords of 2021 revealed

Unsurprisingly, the vast majority take less than a second to crack
10 Dec 2021
Trend Micro Worry-Free Business Security review: Great cloud-managed malware protection
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endpoint security

Trend Micro Worry-Free Business Security review: Great cloud-managed malware protection

A reassuringly simple endpoint-protection solution – although mobile support is basic
7 Dec 2021
Sophos Intercept X Advanced review: AI-powered protection
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endpoint security

Sophos Intercept X Advanced review: AI-powered protection

An exceptional range of endpoint protection measures, easily managed from a smart cloud portal
30 Nov 2021
Practicality of UK government’s cyber bill criticised by industry experts
Cyber security
Policy & legislation

Practicality of UK government’s cyber bill criticised by industry experts

The Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure (PSTI) Bill falls short in several key areas
26 Nov 2021
What to consider when choosing a next-generation firewall
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Whitepaper

What to consider when choosing a next-generation firewall

How to choose a NGFW solution
15 Nov 2021
Big zero-day flaw found in Palo Alto security appliance
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internet security

Big zero-day flaw found in Palo Alto security appliance

Vulnerability in GlobalProtect VPN could enable hackers to take control of the security system
11 Nov 2021
Avast Antivirus Free review: Our free favourite for older Windows PCs
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Avast Antivirus Free review: Our free favourite for older Windows PCs

Effective free antivirus that’ll work on operating systems all the way back to Windows 7
9 Nov 2021
Facebook is shutting down its controversial facial recognition system
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biometrics

Facebook is shutting down its controversial facial recognition system

The move will see more than a billion facial templates removed from Facebook's records amid a push for more private applications of the technology
3 Nov 2021
Manufacturers forced to improve cyber security of wireless devices under new EU rule
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Policy & legislation

Manufacturers forced to improve cyber security of wireless devices under new EU rule

Businesses will have 30 months to comply with the new rules if they want to ship their products to the EU
1 Nov 2021
Women and BAME individuals are hardest hit by cyber crime
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cyber crime

Women and BAME individuals are hardest hit by cyber crime

Malwarebytes calls on the technology industry to do more to provide secure internet access to everyone
28 Sep 2021
What is a web filter?
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cyber security

What is a web filter?

We look at best ways to block, hide, or flag undesired search engine results
24 Sep 2021