Your broadband router might not look like much, but it’s your first line of defence against cyber attack.
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New research has found the firmware that runs most broadband routers is years out of date and riddled with potential security holes.
Anita Hustas performing in Melbourne.
Music is ubiquitous in our lives, but where are the spaces for boundary-pushing experimentation?
An image of a man described as Abdelhamid Abaaoud, suspected of being behind the Paris attacks, was published in the Islamic State’s social media website.
The tools that protect people's privacy on social media are being used by terrorists to spread their messages of hate and attack.
Family Court clients often have specific needs and vulnerabilities.
Merging the back-end operations of Australia's federal courts could have significant implications for the way in which resources are allocated to meet the needs of family courts and their clients.
Time to take a break from studying?
A fortnight of exams in year 12 can be a stressful time for students. Here's some tips for parents on how to take control of exam stress.
Narratives of grievance are foundational to Islamic radicalisation. It may have helped motivate 15-year-old Farhad Khalil Mohammad Jabar’s actions.
Each individual case of radicalisation has its own characteristics. But the research has highlighted some patterns that may help to explain the dark world that is drawing in some Australian youth.
Après le repas, une envie irrépressible de fermer les yeux…
Piquer du nez après le repas, cela arrive à tout le monde. Mais quels en sont les raisons et comment y remédier ?
Here’s a clue: what you eat is just as important as the size of your meal.
We’ve all done it: enjoyed a delicious meal only to nod-off in a comfy chair for a while. A habit for some but unavoidable for others, what is it about food that can make us so sleepy?
Think of it as a useful signal from your body.
It's normal to experience muscle pain after exercising if it's been a while since you were active or performed a certain movement.
How secure are your passwords?
No matter how many times people are warned to set strong secure passwords, many don't. So why do people take the risk? And is there anything else they can do to be more secure online?
Two news outlets have alleged there was widespread cheating in endurance sports between 2001 and 2012.
Organisers of the World Championship in Athletics will be on their toes after recent revelations of mass doping by endurance athletes. Here's what you need to know about doping and how to evade it.
Cybersecurity is becoming increasingly important.
Online infrastructure and business are becoming increasingly important, as is our need to focus research efforts on securing them from cyber-attack.
It only takes a small error in tactics to lose a sprint, as Mark Cavendish found out in stage 2.
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Science shows there's an optimal way to win a sprint finish in the Tour de France, but a tiny error could cost a cyclist the win, as happened to Mark Cavendish in stage 2.
Presenting misinformation to our children about sex, sexual health and relationships is a risky practice.
Religious exemptions to the anti-discrimination act should end to ensure fear mongering and misinformation are not present in our schools.
Good on the flat, good on the hills, good on the mountains.
It takes a cyclist with a diverse set of strengths to win over the 21 gruelling stages of the Tour de France.
Social media used to lure teenagers to join the fight in the Middle East.
A war of words is being waged on social media by terrorist groups trying to recruit Australian teenagers to join the fight in the Middle East.
Beyond being told or incentivised to hire older workers, employers need to feel they are making the right decision.
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The government wants to see more older workers in the workforce, but first we need to overcome the ageist attitudes held my many employers.
The federal government wants to stop terrorists groups recruiting Australians online.
A crackdown on terrorist groups that use the internet and social media to recruit Australians is part of the federal government's new budget.
Broadcaster Derryn Hinch is a prominent campaigner for US-style sex offender registries, but it is important to be aware of their limitations.
Western Australia was the first state in the nation to allow public access to a sex offender register online. The public needs to understand how it works to avoid a false sense of security.
It’s hard for kids to remember a string of arbitrary numbers.
Lots of kids have trouble remembering their times tables. Learning them by rote can mean a child knows the numbers but not what they mean.