SecureDrive KP Portable Hardware Encrypted Storage Review

I have previously reviewed the SecureDrive BT SSD and the BT USB Flash Drive. Today I will be looking at the SecureDrive KP. This is more of a traditional hardware encrypted drive, coming in a 2.-5-inch portable drive format with a built-in keypad for encryption. The hard disk sizes go from 500GB to 5TB; then … Read more

Hackers Are Easily Cracking Passwords, and We’re Helping Them Do It

The “death of the password” has been announced for years now, but they’re still around. But why? Passwords are convenient and make sense to people. With the growing use of the Internet for storing and processing sensitive information, data security has become increasingly important, and passwords are a simple way to help achieve it. Alternatives … Read more

VPNs Can Protect You against the Threats That Lurk in the Digital Space

Did you know that the cybercrime economy enjoys a hefty profit of 1.5 trillion US dollars every year? This tells us that the state of cybersecurity is in a dire situation. In fact, it has also been reported that security breaches have increased by 11% over the last few years. What these statistics further signify … Read more

A Guide to Internet Security and Privacy Basics

The internet, computers and mobile phones have been some of the greatest technological achievements of mankind. With all the advantages these pieces of tech bring us, numerous problems have arisen. In the past few years, there appears to have been exponential growth in hacking and privacy concerns. Typing privacy into BBC news shows that this … Read more

Tools for Protecting Yourself on the Internet

Connecting to the internet can be fraught with hazards, especially nowadays when hacking is common and cybercriminals use spyware, malware, trojans – and even ransomware to lock up devices and demand a cash sum. Cybercriminals also setup evil twin WiFi hotspots designed to let them sniff people’s data and steal information, login credentials, and even … Read more

Surfshark VPN Review – An affordable VPN with unlimited devices and Netflix

I have reviewed a few VPN services recently, all of which have been quite good, but I am always on the lookout for new affordable options. Surfshark appears to be a relatively new VPN for Android and Windows, but with their current Christmas promotion, they are quite an appealing choice. At the moment you can … Read more

Everything you should know about online safety while browsing a smartphone

After several data breaches, including the much publicized Cambridge Analytica-Facebook scandal, people are starting to look not just towards social media with increased scrutiny but their own handheld devices, their beloved, multi-functional smartphones, with a mixture of caution and trepidation. No doubt, we’ll all still continue to use our phones and access apps – who … Read more

SpyCloud – Prevent Account Takeover (ATO) attacks by cybercriminals targeting your business

I have covered quite a lot of cyber security related news and reviews of the past few years, and the issues with cybersecurity appear to be growing exponentially. Cybercrime is extremely lucrative and arguably a lot safer than traditional criminal activities. Ten years ago, it may have been some teenager sat in his bedroom hacking … Read more

CyberSecurity: Don’t be a victim, protect yourself from the constant wave of cybercrime

As we have become more reliant on computers, smartphones and the internet in our daily lives the risks associated with cyber criminals has increased exponentially. Looking at the news, the state of cybersecurity is shocking in the past week alone it has been revealed that Reddit has had 2 significant data breaches which it has … Read more

Apricorn Aegis Padlock 3.0 (500GB) Review

Having previously reviewed the Aegis Secure Key 3Z I have been sent the Apricorn Aegis Padlock to try out. This is a hard drive version, and the model I have been sent is 500GB which retails for £180 in the UK. Unlike other external drives, this drive has full hardware encryption built into it using … Read more

Intel Meltdown & Spectre Vulnerabilities Carry On Cybersecurity Trend into 2018

Last year was horrific for cybersecurity issues, with highlights (or lowlights) such as WannaCry, Petya/NotPetya and Shadow Brokers. We are not a week into 2018, and we could have one of the costliest cybersecurity of the years already. Tech firms, primarily Intel, have announced a vulnerability in their chips named Spectre and Meltdown. Meltdown affects … Read more

Competition: Win a 1 year licence of F-Secure Total Internet Security and VPN

Today we are giving away the chance to win a 1-year licence of F-Secure Total Internet Security and VPN. This is the best security suite we have used to date, though at £79.99 for 3 users it is a bit expensive. One of the best features of it is the VPN which we found was very quick … Read more

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