What is smishing?

Smishing has become a growing threat due to the frequent use of mobile phones, but what exactly is it? We explain in our post.

How to check if my home Internet/ Wi-Fi network has been hacked

If your home internet or WiFi network has been slower than usual lately, this might be because it has been compromised. The hacker might be using your network to do various things including illegal downloads of entertainment files like music playlists and videos, and even stealing your personal information. So how can you check if … Continued

I’ve lost my contacts – how can I recover them?

In today’s digital world, losing your mobile contacts can appear to be a trivial issue, however it is a problem which is not going away. With all the focus on data consumption, camera quality and social media capabilities, it can be easy to forget that the contact list is one of the most valuable features … Continued

What is ethical hacking?

Today’s news is often riddled with coverage of new cyber-attacks. Traditional crime is moving online and large-scale hacks such as those experienced by Equifax and Yahoo have awakened firms to the need to radically improve their cybersecurity protocols. While many will hire a new CSO (Chief Security Officer) and upgrade their systems, one avenue which … Continued

Commercial Drones: What You Need to Know

Drones are very fun to use and fly in your garden, but you might not know that they are becoming increasingly popular amongst the business community. Businesses are now starting to use them to deliver food and packages, provide unique digital mapping and offer new ways to conduct surveillance. They’ve become so popular that just … Continued

What is voice recognition software and how does it work?

Digital voice assistants are getting more and more popular, changing the way we search, shop and access online services. Devices like Amazon Alexa and Google Home have started to become an integral part of every smart home or office, with voice-enabled smart speakers predicted to reach 55% of US households by 2022. Their popularity is … Continued

Where should I store my photos now that Flickr has been acquired?

It was recently announced that photo hosting company SmugMug has acquired Flickr, bringing two photography communities together. So, what’s changing and how is this going to affect the stack of photographs you store on these platforms? SmugMug have said that they do not intend to merge the two companies into one, which means that they’ll … Continued