Veritas – consumers will punish organisations not safeguarding their data

May 20, 2018

A research study by Veritas Technologies LLC shows that consumers have little trust in organisations to safeguard their personal data.

Deloitte 2018 Privacy Index – it is about transparency and trust

May 18, 2018

The Deloitte 2018 Privacy Index assesses the privacy practices of the top 100 Australian brands. It confirms that consumers choose brands that are transparent about

Google spying – but so do too many others (opinion)

May 16, 2018

It is a fact – Google spying. If you paddle in Google’s pool via Android, Search, Assistant, Home, Gmail, Calendar, Chrome, Docs, Groups, Maps, Flights,

Twitter afflitter – 330 million passwords exposed

May 4, 2018

If you are a twit – change your Twitter password NOW. A ‘glitch’ exposed 330 million passwords in plain text on its internal network.

Data stealing apps. What you can you do?

April 17, 2018

Data stealing apps (in Android and iOS) require permissions way beyond what is needed to do their job. They are stealing your data to sell

Warning: Thousands of CMS based websites compromised

April 16, 2018

Most websites use a CMS (Content Management System) engine like Joomla or WordPress. The problem is that few engines are regularly updated by users because

GadgetGuy warns of teen Internet Addiction Disorder

April 16, 2018

Val Quinn, Channel Seven Sunrise GadgetGuy has a stern warning for parents about Internet Addiction Disorder (IAD).

Android has a patch gap – don’t panic

April 15, 2018

German-based Security Research Labs (SRL) has found a patch gap in Android. That means cyber attackers can get access to many devices. Don’t panic –

If you don’t # DeleteFacebook it’s your funeral

March 31, 2018

# DeleteFacebook is a rapidly growing movement that has seen over US$80 billion wiped off Facebook’s share price, or Faecesbook as it is now known,

SMBs are prime cyber-attack targets

March 27, 2018

Cyber-attacks cost affected small business an average of A$10,299 in 2017 – a 56% increase over 2016 said Norton by Symantec.

Cybercriminals use malware for cryptocurrency mining payloads

March 26, 2018

Cryptocurrency mining has replaced ransomware as the cybercriminals preferred method to make money.

Alcatel goes ‘Family Zone’ friendly

March 23, 2018

Alcatel will preinstall Family Zone, a unique and innovative cloud-based ecosystem that enables parents to set enforceable internet and device access policies across any device

#Delete Facebook and be free

March 22, 2018

Channel 7 Sunrise GadgetGuy Val Quinn and presenter David Koch spoke on the growing #Delete Facebook movement. People are tired of it knowing more about

Security holes in so many new smart devices

March 18, 2018

Security company Kaspersky has found that the tsunami of new smart devices – coffee machines, fridges, cars, speakers, vacuums, speakers and even security cameras themselves

Google canned 3.2 billion dodgy ads in 2017

March 17, 2018

Google removed 3.2 billion ‘bad ads’ in 2017 – way up from 1.7 billion in 2016.

Google: Android now as safe as the other guy!

March 17, 2018

Google has made a bold statement that its current Android offerings are as safe as other mobile operating systems.

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