Identity theft is at an all-time high in the UK. The UK's fraud prevention service CIFAS recorded 190,000 cases in the past year, as our increasingly digitised lives make it easier than ever for fraudsters to get their hands on our personal information.
Stalkerware - also known as spouseware - are powerful surveillance software programs typically sold openly online.
On a device, all messages can be read, screen activity recorded, GPS locations tracked and cameras used to spy on what an individual is doing.
Most Americans don’t know that social media giant Facebook owns Instagram and WhatsApp.
They also don’t know that private browsing modes hide online activities only from someone else using the same computer. And few can correctly identify an example of true two-factor authentication, a security measure experts say is one of the most important ways users can protect sensitive information.
An hour before his headline speech at the Conservative Party conference he tweeted: "Hi folks, I'm now on Snapchat so you can see more about what I'm doing as your prime minister."
He follows in the footsteps of Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn, who became the first major British politician to join the messaging app back in 2017.
It's estimated that over 50% of Snapchat's users are aged under 25.
This article also includes useful and helpful online safety tips for anyone using Snapchat.
The rise in social media use is not to blame for mental health problem in children and young people, according to a leading academic.
On the popular short-video app, young people are churning through images and sounds at warp speed, repurposing reality into ironic, bite-size content