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CYBERSECURITY

Dark Web Market Price Index (UK Edition)

Scammers are buying and selling your stolen personal info on the dark web and it's not just credit card details. With hacked dating profiles, streaming services, even Deliveroo accounts for sale, we've created the Dark Web Market Price Index to monitor this illicit trade.


February 28, 2018
6 mins
CYBERSECURITY

Online Censorship Around the World

How free are you online? While most of us take internet freedom for granted, the reality is that many countries use a variety of tactics to censor the information citizens are able to access. We've used recent data to illustrate the varying levels of internet freedom by country, and to show the different ways countries suppress information online.


January 23, 2018
5 minutes
CYBERSECURITY

The Biggest Data Breaches of 2017

From Gmail and Instagram to Equifax, 2017 was a year for data breaches. We've compiled a list of the biggest ones, below.


December 05, 2017
3 min
CYBERSECURITY

The 10 Wildest Ways Hackers Steal Data

Have you ever wondered how hackers are able to get their hands on your data? We’ve used security research and real cyberattacks to compile a list of the craziest ways hackers can steal data.


November 14, 2017
5 minutes
CYBERSECURITY

Apple FaceID? “No Thanks!” Say UK Consumers

Apple’s Face ID may just be a hit with the earlier adopters as only two in five Brits think it is a good idea, according to exclusive research for Top10VPN.com. We also discovered that 79% of Brits prefer fingerprints or passcodes to facial recognition.


November 09, 2017
5 mins
CYBERSECURITY

The 50 Best Information Security Blogs

Stay up to date on industry news, trends and advancements with our list of the top 50 information security blogs.


November 06, 2017
10 minutes
CYBERSECURITY

Booming Market for App Exploits Worrying for Privacy

Our mobile devices, especially Apple products, have long felt somehow more secure than desktop machines. Yet as more and more of the world's web traffic goes mobile, so too has the focus of hackers and cybercriminals. We look at how the lucrative market for zero day exploits has implications for all our privacy.


October 30, 2017
6 mins
CYBERSECURITY

Australia on Encryption: “I’m with Stupid”

Australia is following in the footsteps of the wrong-headed UK in trying to undermine encryption. In the ostensible bid to fight terrorism, Australia is the latest to risk the security that allows much of the web to function.


October 27, 2017
4 mins
CYBERSECURITY

Healthcare Cybersecurity Must Be Prioritized Now

The recent NHS shutdown by the Wannacry ransomware showed us how disruptive cyberattacks can be on critical public services. Unless governments start prioritizing healthcare cybersecurity, lives will be lost in inevitable future incidents.


October 02, 2017
6 mins
CYBERSECURITY

Protecting National Infrastructure from Cyber-attacks Our Priority

Beyond all the talk of terrorists using encryption to hide from police, we must remember a bigger UK threat from cyberspace: organised crime and state-sponsored spies, who could soon cause a power grid meltdown, ground planes or even disrupt our entire financial system.


September 13, 2017
7 mins
CYBERSECURITY

Hotel Wi-Fi Hacks by Russian Group a Stark Reminder

Researchers are warning that the notorious Russian cyber espionage group behind last year's DNC hack appear to be now targeting hotel Wi-Fi to harvest sensitive data. It's a stark reminder of the need for VPN protection on these networks.


August 15, 2017
3 mins
CYBERSECURITY

How Parents Can Help Teach Kids About Privacy

Spoiler: no, most of us aren't. Parents need to educate themselves about the impact of an unwanted digital tattoo and other dangers before they can help their kids.


August 07, 2017
4 mins