Angus Turnbull

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Q&A: ExpressVPN co-founder Peter Burchhardt on the shifting state of digital...

The need for privacy protections has remained a constant since ExpressVPN's founding in 2009, but the tools, technology, and...
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9 mins

Q&A: Mark Weinstein, on making social media serve the user again

"Facebook is not a social network, really; they're a marketing company masquerading as a social network."
8 mins

What is an SSL stripping attack? And how to prevent it

Learn more about SSL stripping attacks, how they work, and how to prevent yourself from becoming a victim of it.
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1 min

Take these tests to verify your password security

Most websites require a “minimum” password strength. For example, you might have to create a password with a minimum...
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3 mins

How hackers get passwords

If all you knew about hacking came from TV and movies, you could be forgiven for thinking hackers steal...
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1 min

How to reset your Steam password

If you’re serious about gaming, losing access to your Steam account would be a disaster. Here's how you can reset your password.
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2 mins

How websites check your password

Most modern websites hash passwords. This process converts any string of data into a seemingly random, unreadable string of data.
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3 mins

How to permanently delete your Amazon account

Like most Big Tech companies, Amazon doesn’t make it easy to stop using their services. But with a little...
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6 mins

What is ransomware, and how to prevent it?

Ransomware is a form of malware that uses encryption to hold your data hostage. Here are ways to fix malware and prevent attacks.
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6 mins

Data scraping: A (mostly) legal way to harvest your information

Data scraping has been a method used in recent data leaks. Find out how it works and how it impacts your privacy.

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