laptop security

What is WannaCry?
WannaCry

What is WannaCry?

The full story behind one of the worst ransomware outbreaks in history
5 Aug 2020
Keep yourself protected with our list of the best security suites
cyber security

Keep yourself protected with our list of the best security suites

With more malware lurking in the shadows than ever before, it’s critical that you keep yourself safe
4 Jun 2020
Avast Business Patch Management review
Software

Avast Business Patch Management review

Good Windows patch management services but a work in progress
8 Oct 2019
What are Meltdown and Spectre and are you affected?
exploits

What are Meltdown and Spectre and are you affected?

A guide to the CPU security flaws and their flawed patches
29 Aug 2019
Apple rolls out its own fix for Zoom zero-day
zero-day exploit

Apple rolls out its own fix for Zoom zero-day

The exploit allowed websites to forcibly activate a user's webcam
11 Jul 2019
Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business Advanced review
endpoint security

Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business Advanced review

Excellent device protection for modern businesses
1 May 2019
McAfee Internet Security 2019 review: Redemption at last
Security

McAfee Internet Security 2019 review: Redemption at last

The old dog has finally learnt some new tricks
8 Mar 2019
Panda Free Antivirus review: Bamboo-zle the hackers
Security

Panda Free Antivirus review: Bamboo-zle the hackers

Panda remains our top choice for free AV protection, with a fresh look and less pushy reminders
6 Mar 2019
Spectre vulnerabilities cannot be mitigated by just software
Spectre processor flaw
Security

Spectre vulnerabilities cannot be mitigated by just software

Researchers found that one variant of the critical data-leaking flaw "defeats everything we can think of"
19 Feb 2019
Classic cold-boot attack targets lost business laptops
Thief stealing laptop from car
Security

Classic cold-boot attack targets lost business laptops

F-Secure warns sensitive data can be scalped from the RAM of lost, stolen or recycled laptops
13 Sep 2018
How Russia hacked the 2016 election
Security

How Russia hacked the 2016 election

A timeline of how 12 hackers allegedly corrupted the world's most powerful democracy
18 Jul 2018
Google and Microsoft discover new Spectre variant
endpoint security

Google and Microsoft discover new Spectre variant

But patching Speculative Store Bypass flaw could hit performance by up to 8%, warns Intel
22 May 2018
Intel delays patching new Spectre-like chip flaws
Processor
zero-day exploit

Intel delays patching new Spectre-like chip flaws

Patches for all operating systems and virtual machines may not be ready until later this year - report
9 May 2018
Kaspersky hits back at Twitter ban with open letter
antivirus

Kaspersky hits back at Twitter ban with open letter

Eugene Kaspersky quotes Game of Thrones in letter claiming his firm is being unfairly censored
23 Apr 2018
A quarter of UK councils 'have been hacked'
data breaches

A quarter of UK councils 'have been hacked'

Local authorities experience 19 million cyber attacks every year, finds report
20 Feb 2018
Intel faces 32 lawsuits over the Meltdown and Spectre flaws
exploits

Intel faces 32 lawsuits over the Meltdown and Spectre flaws

Filing suggests there'll be more to come, with customers angry over exploits and Krzanich's shares sale
19 Feb 2018
Linus Torvalds blasts Intel's Meltdown/Spectre patches
Linus Torvalds
exploits

Linus Torvalds blasts Intel's Meltdown/Spectre patches

Meanwhile, Intel tells users not to download the latest patch as it causes too many problems
23 Jan 2018
Is North Korea hacking computers to mine cryptocurrency?
digital currency

Is North Korea hacking computers to mine cryptocurrency?

The Kim Jong-un regime is reportedly mining Monero after most of its international exports were banned
3 Jan 2018
Keylogger discovered in hundreds of HP laptops
spyware

Keylogger discovered in hundreds of HP laptops

HP patches touchpad driver, but hackers could exploit flaw to spy on users
11 Dec 2017
Why Nadine Dorries is totally wrong about password sharing
Security

Why Nadine Dorries is totally wrong about password sharing

Frustration abounds as MPs expose their backwards security practises
4 Dec 2017
The importance of endpoint security
Security

The importance of endpoint security

Enterprise grade firewalls and rock solid server security is all well and good, but what about your printers?
30 Jun 2017
Bitdefender Total Security 2013 review
Bitdefender 2013
Software

Bitdefender Total Security 2013 review

The latest edition of the anti-virus software incorporates remote management tools and introduces Safepay, a feature which aims to safeguard online tr…
2 Aug 2012
Photos: Kid-friendly tech at BETT
BETT show floor
laptop security

Photos: Kid-friendly tech at BETT

A roundup of some of the more interesting new technologies on display at education show BETT.
13 Jan 2010