by Steve Bell

How to password protect your browser

If your computer is used by different people, for instance visiting children, friends and family members, you might want to consider password protecting your browser to maintain your privacy. It’s relatively straightforward and below you’ll find guidance on how to do so for three of the most popular browsers, Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox.

by Steve Bell

How to be anonymous online

Given the widespread tracking of our online activities by commercial organisations, hackers and governments the concept of privacy might seem like a quaint idea. The truth is that the state of internet privacy is extremely poor and a pale imitation of the real thing. But that said there are plenty of steps that can be taken to improve your priva...

by Steve Bell

How to unlock a blocked Facebook account

Facebook has some pretty tough security measures when it comes to blocking user accounts. With an estimated two billion users globally it does all it can to control fake accounts, stop privacy intrusions and cyber stalking, and deter hackers.

by Steve Bell

Valentine’s Day online dating tips to keep you safe

Online dating is a hugely popular activity but it also attracts its fair share of fraudsters and people who are not what they claim to be. Of course these people are in the minority but it doesn’t hurt to apply a few safety rules so you can root out the genuine profiles from the ‘suspicious’ ones.

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