Remember the first views of a Virtual Reality cocoon like gadget that isolated a user in their own little sci-fi world? Remember the first time you saw some cool dude with a bluetooth headset that he couldn’t resist constantly touching to make sure we all saw it? Remember what your thoughts were when Nintendo announced [...]
No. But the fear factor generated by headlines like “Home Office Website Hacked By Anonymous” will make millions panic and become (for a while) more conscious of Internet related risks and, amidst the panic, make it easy for scare mongers to boost sales of security services & software. The Home Office acknowledged it had been [...]
Ironic isn’t it that we have listened to countless people, organisations and even politicians talking about how we must be safe on the Internet and now it is going to be taken completely out of my hands.
So the UK government are now going to take the role of Big Brother to a whole new dimension. How frightening is that? The crazy thing is that any illegal activity, terrorist chatter (I think that’s what they call it – I watched every episode of ‘Spooks’) does not happen via the “open” Internet as [...]
Remember the days when it was just the occasional movie or a music CD or perhaps a videogame we had to worry about? It was easy back then to have some parental control over what our children were being exposed to.
Finding a secure way of saving and accessing login details (no matter where we are) is important to many Internet users – myself included.
…before it’s too late! You may have heard that Google has a lot going on behind the scenes that you are (or were) unaware of and had no idea what it all meant. You would not be alone.
When I opened a Google Chrome Incognito browsing window I was hoping that no online services or tracking systems would know enough about me to target me with marketing. Isn’t that one of the things you would expect while in “private browsing” mode; being invisible to tracking systems? Visible IP numbers provide the ad publishers [...]
If George Orwell had written a book called 2025 he would, very likely have hit the nail on the head. Maybe even 2020 or 2015. The next few years are going to be VERY interesting indeed
Why a notepad full of your passwords under the mattress might be more secure than saving passwords in your browser.