If an organization that has your data gets hacked, your vulnerability depends on the kind of attack and the kind of data. Here’s how you can assess your risk and what to do to protect yourself.
There has been a dramatic spike in identity theft and online shopping scams this year as fraudsters try to take advantage of people’s vulnerability during uncertain times.
Fraudsters have managed to exploit security gaps in the federal government’s early release of super scheme. Here’s what to look out for.
Human rights groups say the bill is an attempt to introduce mass surveillance to Australia and an egregious breach of individual privacy.
The worst-case scenario is that hackers still have access to the university systems via a backdoor and are siphoning off critical data as it emerges.
Checking your credit report is a good way to ensure that incorrect information is not listed against you, and can protect you against identity theft.
As cyberattacks and hacking become more common, businesses and private individuals are realizing that cleaning up from digital destruction can be expensive.
Data breaches are fact of modern life. It’s likely each of us will have our personal information compromised at some point. Here’s how to reduce the risk and limit the damage if and when it occurs.
The rate at which valuable identity information is flying out of the control of firms is alarming – more than 3,500 records per minute.
Every Facebook profile comes with a profile picture, but how can we prevent these often personal photos from being stolen?
If security advice from government agencies doesn’t ring true, customers won’t take it – which puts us all at risk.
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?
It’s time to bring our digital identity up to date with other developed nations. That might even mean a unified digital identity card with top notch security and privacy protections.