5 Ways Data Can Be Stolen From Your PC or Network

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Got your data security sorted? Reckon there’s no way anyone can steal data from your computer or network devices? Great! That must mean you’ve solved the worst security problem plaguing corporations around the world.

In truth, data security is complex and difficult. If you think you’re completely secure, it probably means there are vulnerabilities you just aren’t aware of. That’s why it’s important to know the following ways data can be stolen from your PC or network drives.

1. USB Stick

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They fit in your pocket or hang on your keyring. They’re compact, easily hidden, and even able to be […]

5 Free Security Tools You Likely Haven’t Heard Of (But Should Install)

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You probably know that your online security is important. But are you using the right tools? Various online attacks target computers every minute of the day, and while standard antivirus tools are good, they’re not designed to cover every base.

The following free security tools will help you to improve your system and network security. You’ve probably never heard of them, but they’re vital to your ongoing online security.

Why Haven’t I Heard of These Tools?

You’re probably thinking, “I have an online security suite installed already, why do I need these tools?”

The answer is simple: online security suites can’t look after every […]

Protect Your Mac With 8 Free Security Tools by Objective-See

Security tools are a necessary evil in the face of a growing Mac malware threat. Fortunately you can protect yourself and restore peace of mind with the right tools, like Objecive-See‘s bounty of freebies.

The project is the brainchild of Patrick Wardle, a security researcher who created a range of tools to secure his own computer. He’s since released them all for free, and maintains a repository of known Mac malware for research and educational purposes.

Let’s take a look at the lineup and how you can use these tools to better protect your Mac.

1. Do Not Disturb

What It Does: Get alerts […]

How to Disable UEFI to Dual Boot Any Operating System

Have you ever tried to install a second operating system alongside Windows? Depending on what you tried to install, you might have encountered the UEFI Secure Boot feature. If Secure Boot doesn’t recognize the code you’re trying to install, it will stop you. Secure Boot is handy for preventing malicious code running on your system. But it also stops you booting some legitimate operating systems, like Kali Linux, Android x86, or TAILS.

But there is a way around it. This short guide will show you how to disable UEFI Secure Boot to let you dual boot any operating system you like.

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