5 ways to reduce your digital footprint

There is no practicable way of using the internet without leaving some kind of digital footprint. However, there are ways to minimise the amount of data you leave behind – to maintain some privacy but also protect yourself from scammers. Here are five quick and easy solutions. Use a separate password manager The password managers…

Police shut down huge hacker forum based in the UK

A “major online marketplace for hackers” has been shut down, following an international police operation. RaidForums hosted personal data typically stolen during hacks or data breaches. At the point where it was closed down, the forum was thought to have 10 billion unique records in total, including credit card details, usernames and passwords for UK…

5 top tips to get the most out of Outlook

If you’re one of the millions of people using Microsoft’s Outlook platform, take a look at these top 5 tips to make your days easier and more productive. Schedule emails Want to send a message so it reaches the recipient at the most opportune time? Well you can, with Outlook’s scheduling function. Instead of simply…

Log4j patched – but dangers remain

A ‘horrifying’ vulnerability in Apache logging library Log4j has been patched, but the threat to business is far from over. The so-called Log4Shell vulnerability emerged at the beginning of December, when Cisco and Cloudflare identified a huge security flaw in the open source software, built to allow users to keep track of what happens within…