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First Look: Deco M5 Whole-Home Mesh Wi-Fi System by TP-Link

August 11, 2017

Mesh networking? High security for your home? Fast WiFi with good coverage? That’s what’s on offer from the TP-Link Deco M5. The M5 system consists

Remembering cybercrime on Safer Internet Day 2017

February 7, 2017

Every day is a special day, and what’s special about today is that it’s Safer Internet Day. This year it has a theme: “’Be the

Symantec aims for a secure web, will offer free(ish) certificates

June 16, 2016

The makers of Norton 360 do a little more than just make security software, and it even has a vision for a totally secure world wide web, with the company taking one step towards it… though there is a catch.

Trend Micro builds a way out of ransomware

May 30, 2016

Ransomware is one of the more frustrating security problems at the moment, locking your files down if you have the grace to cross one and open a link, but security group Trend Micro has a fix ready.

Twitter hacks highlight the importance of strong passwords

May 26, 2016

We’re reminded of why good passwords are needed on a fairly regular basis, and after a spate of attacks on Twitter accounts, you may want to check your social networking accounts for security, too.

Scams get a little local as Aussie organisations named

May 18, 2016

It’s already bad enough that we get called by people pretending to be Microsoft, but now you’re going to have to be on alert from fake Aussie organisations, but there are some tips you can consider.

Apple kills QuickTime for Windows as Trend spots holes

April 15, 2016

We’re never going to be able to plug up every hole in every bit of software, but Apple’s solution to a new set of flaws Trend Micro has discovered is pretty simple: withdraw the app altogether.

Credit danger as 3D printers make black market cards

April 11, 2016

It’s already bad that your identity is worth something to scammers, but now stolen credit cards are becoming a big thing for criminals, too.

Bitdefender in with a free way to block ransom virus “Cryptowall”

April 1, 2016

April Fools day aside, security issues are no laughing matter, and now that ransomware is proving to be more of a pest than expected, one security company has rocked up with a free for all fix in case you need it.

Android store plays host to fake apps, what to look for

March 14, 2016

Malware is on the rise and Android is the target. Do you know what to look for?

Android banking apps under attack in Australia

March 10, 2016

It isn’t easy being an Android owner down here in Australia, or even in New Zealand, as customers of the major banks become threatened by a nasty piece of malware.

Cyber-criminals target Macs with ransomware

March 9, 2016

This week, there’s more proof that every users of Mac OS need to be as vigilant as Windows users when it comes to locking down their computers.

Zika health scare leads to security scares and scams

March 4, 2016

It might seem low or fairly callous to use health information to spread scams, but that’s exactly what is happening.

Social engineering to lead cybersecurity attacks

February 24, 2016

You might think you know your friends on Facebook and Twitter, but these services could end up being the next place you’re conned, according to a new report.

Netflix the new target for cybercriminals says Symantec

February 15, 2016

Forget worrying if you own a smartphone or a computer, because if you have a Netflix account, you’re about to be targeted by online scammers.

Celebrate Safer Internet Day with online awareness

February 9, 2016

February 9 means different things to different people. For the people of New Orleans this year, its Mardi Gras, but to web citizens in 2016, it’s Safer Internet Day, so how can you participate?

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