The vast majority of us have no idea what the padlock icon on our internet browser is – and it’s putting us at risk

Fiona Carroll, Cardiff Metropolitan University Do you know what the padlock symbol in your internet browser’s address bar means? If not, you’re not alone. New research by my colleagues and I shows that only 5% of UK adults understand the padlock’s significance. This is a threat to our online safety. The padlock symbol on a… Continue reading The vast majority of us have no idea what the padlock icon on our internet browser is – and it’s putting us at risk