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What is two-factor authentication (2FA) and why should you care?

What is two-factor authentication (2FA) and why should you care?

When an online security compromise takes place, there's the potential for it to have a truly detrimental effect on our life – including the lives of those around us. We explore how 2FA can try and prevent that from happening.

How secure is my password? Which? Computing editor explains the dos and don’ts

How secure is my password? Which? Computing editor explains the dos and don’ts

I caught up with Which? Computing editor Kate Bevan to get some tips on what you can do to protect your digital life when it comes to passwords.

Scam alert: fraudsters exploit new online security checks with phishing attacks

Scam alert: fraudsters exploit new online security checks with phishing attacks

Scammers are mimicking new security measures designed to keep you safe online, by sending fake emails that attempt to steal your banking credentials and personal data.  Banks, card providers and...

New online security checks exclude people without mobile phones or decent signal

New online security checks exclude people without mobile phones or decent signal

Banks may soon require you to use your mobile phone to validate online payments - but more than 1.6m Brits live in a coverage blackspot.

Criminals can buy your online identity – including banking details – for just £800

Criminals can buy your online identity – including banking details – for just £800

Protect your personal data online from criminals and fraudsters hacking your account.

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.

Facebook collects data on your calls and texts

Facebook collects data on your calls and texts

Manage what information and data you share with Facebook and learn what it knows about you.

Spectre and Meltdown threats – one week on, what’s been fixed?

Spectre and Meltdown threats – one week on, what’s been fixed?

Everything you need to know about the Meltdown and Spectre flaws affecting millions of computers worldwide.

Intel Meltdown processor security flaw – what you need to know

Intel Meltdown processor security flaw – what you need to know

Computer processor giant Intel has hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons, as it was revealed this week that a serious security flaw – nicknamed Meltdown – may affect...

Could your smart home be hacked?

Could your smart home be hacked?

Which? asked a team of ethical hackers to gain access to a smart home of connected devices. They succeeded in just four days. We reveal the full results.

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