vpn VPNs flaunt their range of protocols, but does the one you pick really matter? Here, we pit the three biggest protocols against each other.
Scammers will abuse the Amazon name to con you in all sorts of ways. Here are 5 things you need to watch out for.
Most home Wi-Fi routers have serious security flaws, and some are so vulnerable to attack they should be thrown out, an expert warns.
Having a Social Security number stolen is the most severe form of identity theft. Here's what to do if it happens to you.
Want to stop Windows 10 installing updates automatically? Here's how to turn off automatic updates until a more convenient time.
Here's how you can tell if an AirTag is stalking you, whether you use an iPhone, an Android phone or no phone at all.
vpn Installing a VPN on a router isn't necessarily a simple process, so here we run down all the steps you need to take.
Placing a fraud alert on your credit files can be a crucial first step in preventing identity theft, and it's free. Here's how to set it up.
vpn ExpressVPN is offering a free 1-year plan of Backblaze with its 12-month offer, but you won't find it on Google. Here's how to get it.
Get your packages delivered safely for the holidays. Here's how to stop porch pirates and prevent stolen packages from Amazon and more this season.
Here's how to avoid cybercrooks and scammers to shop safely on Cyber Monday — and throughout the holiday season.
Cybercriminals and advertisers are eagerly waiting for you to head to shopping malls and retails websites on Black Friday. Here's how to avoid their traps.
We've prepared a step-by-step guide on how to set up an Apple ID recovery key on your Apple devices.
Freezing your credit file may be the single most effective way to prevent identity theft, and it's free. Here's how to get a credit freeze with TransUnion.
A credit freeze is the simplest and cheapest way to protect yourself from identity theft. Here's how to set one up with Experian.
A credit freeze may be the single best way to protect your identity. Here's how to set one up with Equifax.
Freezing your credit files is the most effective and cheapest way to minimize your chances of identity theft. Here's how to do it.
Discover how to create a 'kill switch' in Windows, so you can cut your internet connection instantly when something goes wrong.
Here's how to delete a Wi-Fi network on Android, iPhone or iPad, or stop your phone or tablet connecting automatically.
Google lets you prevent other people from copying, downloading or printing your Google Drive files. Here's how to do so.
Worried that someone is using your Wi-Fi network without your permission? Here's how to detect intruders, so you can disconnect them.
Want to change your Wi-Fi password, or set up a guest Wi-Fi network? You need to access your router's settings — here's how.
vpn If you can't access Docs, Gmail, Search and more, you need to unblock Google and keep up to speed with the rest of the world.
If you're happy to trust a third-party app, you can use the new Android 12 Privacy Dashboard on any Android phone today.
Windows Defender (aka Microsoft Defender) is an excellent free antivirus program, but sometimes you need to turn it off in Windows 10. Here's how.