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Airport security failing to catch prohibited items

A third of Which? members who told us they’d accidentally taken something prohibited through a UK airport in the last two years said that the item wasn’t discovered.

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.

Hacked master key could be used to open hotel room doors

Electronic locks used by some of the world’s biggest hotel chains are vulnerable to hackers. Research by cyber security firm F-Secure has prompted the world’s largest lock manufacture, Assa Abloy,...

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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.

How can you stop Android apps for kids tracking location data?

A study of over 5,000 Android smartphone apps has uncovered a number of games that access sensitive information without permission. How can you stop them?

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UPDATE: Samsung to drop security updates for some 2016 smartphones

UPDATE: 3 April 2018. Samsung discontinues security updates for Galaxy S6 range. The security update section of Samsung’s website has been updated again, this time with a set of even more...

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.

700,000 malicious Android apps found in Google Play store last year

Google has confirmed that it had to remove nearly 700,000 potentially malicious apps from the Google Play store in 2017 – an increase of 70% from the previous year.  News...

Which? tests uncover best and worst cloud storage services

Which? tests reveal the easiest-to-use and fastest cloud storage services you can use. Plus we examine security settings.

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Apple security flaw: what to do if you’re affected

A security flaw has been found on Apple Macs with its latest operating system High Sierra. Find out what to do if you're affected.

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