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Cybersecurity

From black hat hackers attempting to break into government computer systems, to white hat security experts working to crack and improve protections on popular internet browsers, cybersecurity affects us all. Every day hackers steal millions of pieces of personal data and, as former NSA contractor Edward Snowden revealed, sometimes it may be our own governments doing the snooping.

With more than 30,000 Wi-fi hotspots across Hong Kong, no one is far away from accessing the internet for free. Photo: Edward Wong

Beware the dangers of free Wi-fi access

With more than 30,000 Wi-fi hotspots across Hong Kong, no one is far away from accessing the internet for free. Indeed, staying connected has become so important the world over that most hotels, restaurants, bookstores and airports are equipped with such facilities.

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