Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announces the federal government’s Cyber Security Strategy today.
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The Australian Government's Cyber Security Strategy appears to be a mixed bag when it comes to protecting your personal information.
Cyber crime costs the Australian economy millions of dollars a year.
Cyber security is now a priority for the government, with $230 million committed to its new Cyber Security Strategy. But is it enough?
Malcolm Turnbull says businesses and governments must better educate and empower employees to use sound practices online.
Australian public and private sector organisations and individuals are facing malicious cyber activity that is unprecedented in scale and reach, Malcolm Turnbull warns.
Online scammers use a number of tricks to recruit victims.
It's bad enough when someone loses money to an online scam. But some victims can also recruit others into the scam causing even further heartache and loss of money.
Cybercriminals take advantage of computer users’ lack of education about their methods.
Cyberattacks are on the rise in South Africa. New legislation is important, but it won't solve the problem if it's not accompanied by user education.
There's a simple way to protect your contactless card being swiped in your pocket.
The scammers are changing the way they can trick people out of their savings.
Reports of a drop in the number of people caught in online fraud is to be welcomed. But scammers are already changing their plans to bypass existing safeguards.
What would you do if your files were locked away?
Here's how to protect yourself from the latest online scourge of hackers encrypting your files and demanding a ransom to unlock them.
An out of date operating system can let the hackers in to your computer network.
Microsoft warned back in 2014 that anyone continuing to use Windows XP, once it ended support, would be vulnerable to attack. So why are some organisations still using the old operating system?
2015 saw us complete our exploration of all nine planets (including dwarf planet Pluto) in our solar system.
2015 was a year where we expanded our view of the universe, embraced new technologies and got a hint of the profound changes to come.
If an online offer seems too good to be true, it probably is and you’re being phished.
Phishing attempts tend to rise during the festive season when people are more likely to respond to online marketing and to spend more money. How can you protect yourself?
The fingerprints might indicate China, but that’s not so easy to prove.
This week's hack of the Bureau of Meteorology appeared to come from China, but how do we know? The problem is, it's notoriously difficult to pinpoint the origin of a hack.
Phishing is a growing problem across Africa. South Africa has the highest number of victims.
Cyber security has been identified as a global challenge, with Africa facing renewed threats through increasing internet use across many platforms.
UK plc has a cybersecurity mountain to climb.
Strange calls, emails, or disappearing bank balances – how online criminals use stolen card details.
Online crime isn’t as new as all that but it does now count.
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An increase in the crime figures doesn't necessarily mean an increase in crime.
There are a few things you can do to keep yourself safe online.
Getting the basics of cybersecurity right could eliminate 85% of the threats overnight. Here are some tips to get you started.
Cyber criminals have found a way to harvest data from iPhones and iPads using the weak point in Apple's otherwise top security system - app developers.
Apple’s ‘walled garden’ might be frustrating, but it does protect your devices from being hacked.
Jailbreaking your iOS device can free you from Apple's 'walled garden', but it's a Wild West beyond the walls.
Giving away the keys to cybercriminals.
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Intel has used the 5th anniversary of their purchase of security company McAfee to release a review of how the cybersecurity landscape has changed in that time. There are a number of surprising observations…