Yasin Soliman

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



14 articles posted 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.

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 have access to your Twitter followers and messages.

The recent Twitter Counter hack proves that even legitimate third-party services can run rogue, causing Twitter accounts to start sending spam.

Yasin Soliman reports.

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.

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.

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.

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 victims.

Guest contributor Yasin Soliman explains how you can report a cybercrime to the police in your part of the world.

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 Windows PC.

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.

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 that you have the proper privacy controls in place.

How to update Silverlight – or uninstall it completely!

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

Yasin Soliman explains.

How to update Java – or uninstall it completely!

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

Yasin Soliman explains.

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.

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 – in increased peril.

Yasin Soliman reports.

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 world’s largest social network.

Yasin Soliman reports.