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We hacked a Ford Focus and a Volkswagen Polo

We hacked a Ford Focus and a Volkswagen Polo

Our groundbreaking investigation has exposed serious flaws with popular ‘connected’ cars from Ford and Volkswagen that could put your security, privacy and even safety at risk.

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Consumers urged to secure internet-connected cameras in the home

Consumers urged to secure internet-connected cameras in the home

Following a Which? report in 2019 on the cheap security cameras inviting hackers into your home, the NCSC has published guidance outlining important steps to safeguard privacy and personal data.

Five reasons to consider upgrading to a smart baby monitor

Five reasons to consider upgrading to a smart baby monitor

Does the idea of a voice-controlled baby monitor appeal to you? How about one that tracks your baby's sleep? If the answer is yes, it might be time to ditch your traditional baby monitor in favour of a smart monitor. We round up the useful features offered by wi-fi enabled baby monitors, plus tell you how to protect your monitor from hacking.

Kids’ karaoke machines and smart toys from Mattel and Vtech among those found to have security flaws

Kids’ karaoke machines and smart toys from Mattel and Vtech among those found to have security flaws

We tested popular smart toys and found several that could put your child at risk of being groomed or seeing inappropriate content.

The cheap security cameras inviting hackers into your home

The cheap security cameras inviting hackers into your home

More than 50,000 internet-connected cameras, sold mostly on Amazon, could have critical security flaws putting UK consumers’ privacy at risk.

Stay safe shopping online with the best password managers

Stay safe shopping online with the best password managers

Password managers, such as LastPass, Dashlane and 1Password, pledge to keep you safe from cyber criminals while shopping online.

How new guidelines on smart devices will help protect consumers from being hacked

How new guidelines on smart devices will help protect consumers from being hacked

There are many connected devices on the market that lack basic security measures, making them susceptible to hacking. In response to this threat the government has launched a new code of practice to ensure that connected products are ‘secure by design’.

HP issues security fix for printer hacking flaw

HP issues security fix for printer hacking flaw

Many popular HP inkjet printers understood to be vulnerable to the attack. HP urges owners to update the printer software to ensure they're not at risk.

Internet router ‘hack’ scam targets UK homes

Internet router ‘hack’ scam targets UK homes

Scammers posing as BT, TalkTalk or Sky claim your router has been compromised and then try to extort money or steal personal data.

Hyperoptic router ‘at risk of being hacked’

Hyperoptic router ‘at risk of being hacked’

Up to 400,000 Hyperoptic customers at risk of critical flaw that could give an attacker full control over their home wi-fi network from anywhere in the world.

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