Yasin Soliman

  Researcher at heart, Yasin Soliman lives and breathes information security. You can find him on Twitter at @SecurityYasin.

 



14 Stories by Yasin Soliman

Top tips (not including anti-virus) for protecting your Android from malware

How to defend what Apple’s Tim Cook called “a toxic hellstew of vulnerabilities.”

Guest contributor Yasin Soliman reports.

1 4 min read

Lock down your Twitter: take care that rogue third-party apps don’t hijack your account

Have you linked third-party apps to your Twitter account? Maybe it’s time you did an audit of whether you still want them to...

0 2 min read

Post-Mirai, how to better protect your IoT devices

The Mirai Internet of Things botnet is making its unpleasant presence felt.

Yasin Soliman reports on how you should defend your IoT devices.

0 2 min read

iOS 10 comes with some privacy trade-offs. Here is how to lock down your device

Find out what new steps you can take to better protect your privacy on iOS 10.

Yasin Soliman reports.

1 2 min read

How to protect yourself from mobile ID theft

An emerging form of ID theft has recently surfaced over in the United States – involving your mobile phones.

Yasin Soliman reports.

3 2 min read

How to report a cybercrime

Gathering evidence and putting a case together against an online criminal is so much harder for the authorities, if they don’t know about any...

4 2 min read

How to rid your new PC of pre-installed junk, once and for all

Fed up of all the rubbish that your PC came pre-installed with?

Guest contributor Yasin Soliman explains how you can banish the bloatware from your...

26 3 min read

How to review your privacy on Windows 10

Guest contributor Yasin Soliman offers some tips on how you can make sure that you have properly configured Windows 10 to protect your privacy.

4 3 min read

How to avoid sharing your location on Facebook and Twitter

Location data shared in your Facebook and Twitter posts could be abused by individuals and advertisers alike.

Yasin Soliman explains how to ensure...

1 4 min read

How to update Silverlight – or uninstall it completely!

Protect your computer better by keeping Silverlight updated, or eradicate it completely.

Yasin Soliman explains.

3 53 sec read

How to update Java – or uninstall it completely!

Protect your computer better by keeping Java updated, or eradicate it completely.

Yasin Soliman explains.

1 1 min read

How to update Adobe Flash – or uninstall it completely!

Protect your computer better by keeping Adobe Flash updated, or eradicate it completely.

Yasin Soliman explains.

6 2 min read

Plugins – yes, they’re handy but they also increase the surface of attack

Whichever web browser you are using, you should know that using any plugin runs the risk of putting your system – and your data...

5 1 min read

How to set up your Facebook privacy settings

Getting your privacy under control on Facebook isn’t easy. So here’s a simple guide which can help you protect yourself better on the...

3 5 min read



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