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Internet security & privacy articles and tutorials on how to protect yourself from viruses, phishing emails and other scams, the latest security threats and new developments in online security,

 

Get Safe Online Week
17/11/2008Security & Privacy
Today is the start of the fourth annual Get Safe Online week; a campaign founded by the British Government, HSBC, SOCA and Microsoft, with the aim to raise awareness of internet safety issues.
How to Spot Scam and Phishing Emails
30/10/2008Security & Privacy
I get countless numbers of scam emails in my inbox each day and quite frankly I am astounded that people actually fall for them. Maybe I just get the really badly done scams or have my many years as a techie have actually paid off?
There are no disasters, only opportunities. And, indeed, opportunities for fresh disasters.Boris Johnson
Surviving the Bomb
06/03/2000Security & Privacy
When the German physicists Otto Hahn and Fritz Strassmann discovered nuclear fission in 1939 they unleashed a genie that changed the world forever.