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Christmas

Don’t let smart devices hijack your Christmas

Exercise caution when purchasing smart gifts this Christmas.

Safety Online

Five tips for not getting spied on when travelling

As much as we may like to think our phones and laptops are secure, they can’t stand up against state-funded hacking operations.

Safety Online

Hackers are now targeting councils and governments, threatening to leak citizen data

Ransomware attacks are becoming increasingly complex, as hackers find creative ways to beat ordinary systems of defence.

Safety Online

What is ‘juice jacking’ and why should you worry about it?

Travellers are again being warned of the dangers of using USB charging devices at airports, shopping centres or anywhere they’re publicly available, as the charging ports may be loaded with malware and used to steal your information and money.

Secure Access

Should the facial recognition database cause you concern?

The Morrison government has been keen to introduce a new scheme that would allow government agencies, telcos and banks to use facial recognition technology.

Resources

Travel SOS: Gadgets to keep you safe when travelling

Being mugged or ripped off can turn any dream holiday into your worst nightmare. These five travel gadgets will help to keep your holiday safe and secure.

Finance News

Retirement savings vulnerable to cyber attacks, says InPayTech

Australia’s huge superannuation savings pool is vulnerable to cyber attacks, says payment technology company InPayTech, which is concerned about the security of your retirement savings and your identity.

Technology

Drivers’ licences to be used for facial recognition

Data from drivers' licences will be uploaded to the Federal Government's National Driver Licence Facial Recognition Solution.

Travel

Melbourne Airport launches new tech to halve security wait times

The days of removing items from carry-on bags may be behind travellers moving through Australia’s second busiest airport with new tech that will halve security checkpoint time for travellers.

Health

Hospital hackers could steal your identity

When hospitals are hacked, the public hears about the number of victims – but not what information the cybercriminals stole.

Secure Access

The best password managers of 2019

We’ve found five of the best password managers to help you keep your digital world secure.

Internet

How to stay safe when using airport wifi

Airports are the perfect place for hackers to hang about hoping for an opening. But you can stay protected by following these simple tips for using airport wifi.

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