Category: security

Microsoft’s Edge browser comes with a password manager that can remember your usernames and passwords for websites, and network locations, and auto-fill these into sign in fields for you.  Some websites, such as banking sites, don’t always co-operate however.  Edge makes it easy for you…

Did you know you can set your PC or laptop to lock automatically when you walk away, and unlock for you when you return.  With Dynamic lock it possible to use your smartphone, or smart watch to achieve this.  In Settings, click Accounts and then Sign-in options.  Here you…

Sometimes you need to download and test or evaluate a piece of software that’re sure about.  Alternatively you might need to access websites you think may be unsafe, or insecure.  You don’t want to expose your PC and Windows to online threats, and so Windows…

Tech support scams are on the rise, especially ones conducted over the telephone.  These scams are incredibly complex and use genuine call-centre staff who don’t realise that they’re being used by criminal gangs to scam money out of unsuspecting victims. There are several ways that…

Security is ever more important on our PCs, and Windows includes a feature called Application Guard that can make web browsing much more secure.  You can access this by opening Windows Security either by searching for it in the Start Menu, or by clicking the Shield icon…

Keeping our data safe, and our computers secure can seem like an enormous headache, especially if you’re not a technically-minded person.  Luckily Microsoft have made keeping your PC, laptop, or tablet secure and safe from viruses, malware and hackers.  In the System Tray (the small…

In cities around the world there’s been a sharp rise in recent years in moped and motorbike gangs snatching mobile phones from unsuspecting people in the street.  We all use our smartphones and tablets when we’re out and about, so here are some tips to…