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What is online grooming and how can you protect your children from sexual abuse?

With 1.8bn of us now on Facebook, it’s becoming more important than ever for parents to monitor their kids’ internet usage. FACEBOOK is now one of the world’s most popular websites with a staggering 1.8 billion monthly users. But it can be ex...

Amazon Key door-entry flaw: No easy fix to stop rogue couriers burgling your place unseen

Analysis Amazon has pushed out an emergency security update to its door-unlocking system called Key – which is used by couriers to let themselves into people’s homes to drop off packages inside when folks are out. Delivery workers show up at a home,...

Face to face with Nest’s smartest home security camera

Nest’s new home security camera is supposed to be so smart that it can identify people it’s been...

Someone finally made an app to detect credit card skimmers at the gas pump

In less than 30 seconds a hacker can install a $10 piece of pre-built hardware – easily purchased ...

Vlad the blockader: Russia’s anti-VPN law comes into effect

A Russian law that bans the use or provision of virtual private networks (VPNs) will come into effe...

New anti-facial recognition glasses protect users’ privacy from CCTV cameras

Facial recognition technology is being widely used, so it was about time when anti-facial recogniti...

What’s it like really when a city is in lockdown ?

Much as we’d all like to believe that it’s going to be a year of perfect weather, perfect politi...

Checkmate to danger: here’s how to always win!

Have you ever thought how reading your emails in a public place reduces your chances to react and de...

How to flag and tag your home for FEMA

“We are from the government and we are here to help you!” – these words inspire distrust in ma...

Castle defense Strategies

Whether it’s a random act of crime today or one which might come in a more degraded societal scene...