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Gavin Phillips


About Me

Gavin is an editor and writer proficient in all-things technology, with a significant interest in cybersecurity to boot. He is the current Technology Explained editor for MakeUseOf, and has written extensively about Microsoft, Windows, ransomware, privacy issues, cryptocurrencies, and VPNs. Furthermore, in 10 year writing career, he has covered everything from real-estate to e-waste, and plenty more in-between. 

Industries I Write About

Computer & Network Security

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Computer Games

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Computer Hardware

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My Writing Samples

Email Security Protocols

A look at 7 common email security protocols.


Android Malware Steals PayPal Funds

Overview of Android PayPal malware


Tether (USDT) Coin Study

A coin study of cryptocurrency, Tether.




Technology Explained editor. Editing and publishing articles for 6 writers, producing Story Ideas, and keeping the busy section hitting monthly targets. In addition, I act as 2nd editor for the Security and Gaming sections, editing extra work, and anything produced by the editors of those sections.

Company: MakeUseOf

I worked there from 12/2016 until now

Content I Write

Ideas and Pitches I Wrote

5 Ransomware Backup Tips to Save Your Data

Outline what ransomware is, why data protection is important. Offer five data protection and backup techniques to protect private and personal data, pushing Unitrends as one of the options.

Content type: Blog Post