Stephen Cooper

Stephen Cooper has taken a close interest in online security since his thesis on internet encryption in the early 90s. He believes that technology should serve the needs of people and so writing about protection from snoopers and hackers is his ideal niche. After working as an IT consultant across Europe and the USA, he has become adept at explaining complicated technology in everyday terms. He is a people person with an interest in technology.

8 best Linux download managers
By in Net Admin, on August 17, 2018 at 1:36 pm
8 best Linux download managers

You have plenty of options if you have a Linux computer and you’re looking for a download manager. Here are the best eight.

Google alternatives that respect your privacy
By in VPN & Privacy, on August 16, 2018 at 5:43 pm
Google alternatives that respect your privacy

Google dominates the World Wide Web. However, you don’t have to use its products. Find out about secure alternatives to Google’s services.

How to scan for IP addresses in a local network
By in Net Admin, on August 13, 2018 at 10:41 am
How to scan for IP addresses in a local network

Find out how to discover your network IP address and the addresses of all of the devices on your network with this guide.

5 best Wireshark alternative packet sniffers
By in Net Admin, on August 13, 2018 at 3:01 am
5 best Wireshark alternative packet sniffers

Wireshark is a very well known packet sniffer. If you don’t think much of it and want to find an alternative, take a look at our suggestions.

5 Best VPNs for Now TV in 2018 so you can watch it abroad
By in VPN & Privacy, on August 9, 2018 at 6:38 pm
5 Best VPNs for Now TV in 2018 so you can watch it abroad

You can watch Now TV over the internet, but not when you are outside of the British Isles. Get a VPN to make Now TV work abroad.

10 best application performance management and monitoring tools
By in Net Admin, on August 7, 2018 at 1:22 pm
10 best application performance management and monitoring tools

An application failure could ruin your business. Keep you service running smoothly with an application performance manager.

Wireshark ‘no interfaces found’ error explained
By in Net Admin, on August 7, 2018 at 3:07 am
Wireshark ‘no interfaces found’ error explained

Wireshark needs access to your network but sometimes it can’t get through. Find out what to do with a Wireshark interfaces error.

What is a Remote Access Trojan or RAT? (with examples)
By in Net Admin, on August 7, 2018 at 2:41 am
What is a Remote Access Trojan or RAT? (with examples)

A remote access trojan facilitates the advanced persistent threat. Find out about this long-term network security risk and how to block it.

Best free VPNs for torrenting (and why you risk compromising your privacy)
By in VPN & Privacy, on August 3, 2018 at 3:56 pm
Best free VPNs for torrenting (and why you risk compromising your privacy)

If you are looking for a free VPN for torrenting, you could be searching for a long time. Find a good free VPN faster by reading this guide.

5 Best VPNs for Star Sports from Hotstar in 2018
By in VPN & Privacy, on July 30, 2018 at 2:59 pm
5 Best VPNs for Star Sports from Hotstar in 2018

You can watch Star Sports on the internet while you are at home, but that you can’t watch it outside of the Indian subcontinent. Get a VPN to keep watching.

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