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The best broadband deals for Seniors

There are dozens of different ways to get broadband at home, and many providers offer special deals for seniors. Here's how to get them.

How hackers take control of your webcam – and how to stop them

Whether you use Zoom, Skype or Microsoft Teams, the webcam on your home PC or laptop device has probably never been as active as it is during this pandemic, says David Cook, a Lecturer in Computer and Security Science at Edith Cowan University.

Zoom security: Here’s what you need to know

Thomas Reisinger at De Montfort University has researched video conferencing privacy and security for years. Here's what he thinks you need to know.

How to stop dangerous coronavirus conspiracy theories spreading

The pandemic has been accompanied by nonsense, disinformation, half-truths and conspiracy theories that have spread virally through social networks, explain Stephan Lewandowsky at the University of Bristol and John Cook at George Mason University.

Google blocks 18 MILLION coronavirus scam emails every day

The shocking scale of Coronavirus email scams is revealed by Google's latest figures.

Why is it so hard to stop COVID-19 misinformation spreading on social media?

Queensland University of Technology experts reveal what's driving the explosion in COVID-19 misinformation on social media.

Video: The serious internet security issues laid bare by coronavirus

This video is based on an article by Laura DeNardis, Professor of Communication Studies, and Jennifer Daskal, Professor of Law and Faculty Director, Technology, Law & Security Program at American University.

Video call privacy: Experts warn it’s “far from perfect”

Elizabeth Stoycheff is an Associate Professor of Communication at Wayne State University. Here, she lays out what the risks really are with videoconferencing.

5G signals do NOT cause any adverse health effects

Which Computing explains why false theories are yet another example of the range of misinformation that has surfaced as a result of COVID-19

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Social media stress: Are YOU suffering?

The constant stream of messages, updates and content that social media apps deliver right to our pockets can sometimes feel like a social overload, invading your personal space and obliging you to reply in order to maintain friendships.