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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

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

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

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’

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.

Easy-to-hack smart devices targeted by government

'Internet of Things' products targeted following investigations by Which? and other groups exposing the online privacy and safety risks they pose.

Inside the bitcoin bubble

Government and NHS websites fall victim to cryptojacking hack

Thousands of websites, including UK local government websites, put visitors' data at risk

Inside the bitcoin bubble

Cryptojacking: how your PC can be hacked to mine Bitcoin for others

Even if you’ve never dabbled in Bitcoin yourself, your own computer can be hijacked by those looking to make a crypotcurrency windfall. We explain what you need to know and how to stay secure.

Connected toys: Buyers beware this Christmas

Christmas is upon us and parents are frantically buying presents for their youngsters. Popular toys this festive season are smart, or ‘connected’ toys, such as Hasbro’s Furby. However, a Which?...

Safety alert: see how easy it is for almost anyone to hack your child’s connected toys

Connected toys with Bluetooth, wi-fi and mobile apps may seem like the perfect gift for your child this Christmas. But we’ve found that, without appropriate safety features, they can also...

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