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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.

Which? calls for consumers to be given more control over their personal data

A new Which? report reveals many consumers feel powerless over their personal data and says there should be clearer information about how it's being used.

Which? investigation reveals ‘staggering’ level of smart home surveillance

The smart devices in your home, such as your smart TV, smart toothbrush or internet-connected printer, are watching you. Find out what we discovered.

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.

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...

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.

How do WhatsApp’s changes to its privacy policy affect you?

WhatsApp has updated its privacy policy, so you may start to get ads. Find out what this means for you and how to stop your data being shared.

How to turn off smart TV tracking (and what you lose if you do)

If the idea of your smart TV tracking how you use it concerns you, then there are ways to turn it off and still enjoy great features – with some...

Smart TV spying – are you watching TV, or is it watching you?

Today’s smart TVs are spying on how we watch television, and their makers can earn money from it.

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