Get your exclusive TechCo news, guides and reviews!

Security

Manufacturers Selling Unsecured Android Phones

A vulnerability affecting new Android phones and tablets could lead to unsecure and compromised handsets. Poor practice by phone manufacturers has been singled out as one of the main reasons for the problem. Read on to find out if your own Android phone has been affected.

Security

Top 6 Online Scams to Avoid in August

Summer is here, and as the weather heats up, so do the scams. We’ve seen a wide array of inventive new ways that online fraudsters attempt to part you with your cash, from offering free Chipotle meals to breaking the sad news of Mr…

Security

Data Breaches Hit 50 Percent of Retailers Last Year

Three-quarters of all U.S. retailers have suffered a data breach. That number is eye-opening enough, but worse still, half of these retail data breaches occurred in the past year alone, a new report out from Thales Security has revealed. Clearly, retailers aren’t immune …

Security

Timehop Customer Data Hacked – What You Need To Know

Photo and memory sharing app Timehop revealed yesterday that it had suffered a major data breach. In a statement, the app developers confirmed that some customer data had been stolen, including names, email addresses, and phone numbers. UPDATE, 11 July: Timehop has subsequently announced...

Security

The Online Scams to Watch Out for in July

Just when you think you’ve got them all figured out, hackers and scammers come up with a new way to get a hold of your personal information. Fortunately, we’ve rounded up the latest online scams to look out for this July. Considering the fact…

Security

The Top Scams that Android Users Fall For

In the first quarter of 2018 alone, Americans on Android mobile phones accessed 23 suspected malicious URLs per minute. From fake virus alerts to phoney dating sites, new Android scams have targeted a huge number of victims so far this year. A massive report…

Security

The Latest Online Scams to Avoid in June

Another month, another round of security threats and online scams. In the past week alone, it was reported that 500,000 routers worldwide are host to Russian-origin malware. The internet security news cycle means you’re never far from breaking news of another data breach …

Security

Russian Hackers Infect 500k Routers with Malware

Hackers, believed to be supported by the Russian government, have infected 500,000 wireless routers worldwide with malware, security experts claim. The attack has been traced back to a group alleged to have interfered with the recent U.S. elections.   The malware, known as …

Security

What Is the Deep Web and How Can You Access It?

The Deep Web describes the hidden parts of the internet that can’t be found using search engines such as Google. There’s a vast amount of data on the Deep Web, including some perfectly everyday stuff, such as the contents of your own webmail inbox….