Category: Cyber security

On-line COVID-19 response threatened by cyber crims

Australian businesses are relying more on digital interfaces to counter the COVID-19 shut downs, but cyber crime is on the rise and experts are warning of increased risks that must becountered.

Checklist for safe working at home

Working from home may expose you and your employer to greater Cyber Security risks: download this helpful security checklist.

You are the cash cow Google, Amazon and Facebook are milking

It’s hard to stomach multi-billion dollar tech giants complaining about user privacy when their business models are built on selling your personal information.

Tech giants cry crocodile tears over our privacy

The Google, Amazon and Facebook busines model is to gather information about you and sell it. Is that why they are opposing proposed laws to all police access to paedophile and terrorist communications?

Scary "social credits" to track "good citizenship"

We look to the US to see where technology will go next: perhaps we should look to China to see where mining of our personal data will go next. The Chinese government is using the techniques of Google and Facebook to tighten its grip on its citizen's lives.

Hacker victim watches his life dissolve on screen

Dylan was actually on Facebook when his account was hacked: he watched the text on screen change to Arabic. Then things got worse...

The Grinch is trying to hack your Christmas. Here's how to stop it.

Hackers love Christmas and reports are they are gearing up for their biggest year ever. Read how not to give a hacker a Christmas present.

School wifi networks "easily penetrated"

Most school wifi networks can be easily penetrated by hackers, giving them access to private communications and videos and possibly enabling paedophiles to contact children directly.

Smart speakers put you at increasing risk

How smart speakers (voice activated technology) are increasingly putting you at risk.

Smart speakers can be used to hack your world

The expanding risks of Smart Speakers and "smart skills" apps – and what you can do to protect yourself.