The following articles have the tag Security
What you must do to prevent identity theft and stay safe online.
Exercise caution when purchasing smart gifts this Christmas.
As much as we may like to think our phones and laptops are secure, they ...
Ransomware attacks are becoming increasingly complex, as hackers find creative ways to beat ordinary systems ...
It’s an old trick with a new name, and it can ruin your holiday.
Concerns abound about the scope and safeguards surrounding facial recognition.
Being mugged or ripped off can turn any dream holiday into your worst nightmare.
The complexity of Australia’s super system could provide fertile ground for hackers to steal your ...
Data from drivers' licences will be uploaded to the Federal Government's database.
New tech ‘allows everything to stay in your bag, including laptops, resulting in a quicker ...
New research uncovers the specific data leaked through hospital breaches.
We’ve found five of the best password managers to help you keep your digital world ...
It only takes one sneaky cyber criminal to access your data and wreak havoc on ...
Here’s how hackers try to steal your holiday.
Investigation finds that Chinese authorities are installing spy apps on tourists’ phones.
There are privacy issues that iPhone users need to address themselves.
Emergent passport technology could cause diabolical delays at airports, says expert.
Your every movement is recorded as a location along with a date and time stamp.
Kaspersky exposed a security flaw targeting the world’s fifth largest computer company.
What would you do if you found a hidden camera in your hotel room or ...
A common ingredient found in soap and hand lotion can set off airport sensors.
Don’t hand over your financial information to the NBN. They won’t ever ask for it.
The latest update from Google spells the end of the ‘password’ over the next decade. ...
New car owners could have their driving activity recorded.
Fear not: erasing yourself from the internet is possible.
Follow these tips for smarter online shopping.
Google has released a must download extension for its internet browser Google Chrome.
The ACCC warns people to be careful who they ‘friend’ online this Valentine’s Day.
One of history’s largest data breaches has put your personal data at risk.
There are ways to throw off the technology tracking your online activity.
Massive data breach exposes sensitive medical details of bank customers.
Christmas is a time when online cybercriminals work their hardest.
Keep your account secure from hackers with two-factor authorisation.
An international data leak will affect around 9.4 million Cathay Pacific passengers.
Proposed new law aims to crack down on online criminal activity.
The details of 50 million Facebook accounts were hacked last month.
Some airports have strange security rules …
PM announces push to make companies pay for mining your data.
Voice recognition technology is taking over, but is there anything to fear?
Australian airports called out for neglecting the needs of older flyers.
Just because you are not on a watch list, doesn’t mean you’re not being watched.
When going on holiday, protecting your home is important for your peace of mind.
Personal data portability will help Aussies get better deals, says ACCC
Experts agree that your My Health Record information may not be safe.
A new technology is raising privacy concerns in Australia and all over the world.
What happens when a pilot accidentally reports a hijacking?
As of 30 June, new baggage rules came into effect at all Australian airports.
Increase your privacy and keep your data secure by clearing your browser history and cache.
If you’re concerned about rising crime rates, follow these home-safety guidelines.
This clever scam has already stolen millions from unsuspecting Americans and is now targeting Australians ...
There's a poetic way to create a secure password that’s easy to remember.
Tips to protect you from having your identity stolen when abroad.
Our stress-free check-in checklists will help you painlessly pass airport obstacles.
CommBank admits to losing data of around 20 million customer accounts.
Is there a hidden camera in your hotel room? Here’s how to find out.
Recognising which emails you receive are spam has become harder than ever in recent years.
ACCC warns of cleverly disguised scammers demanding payments.
Google is currently tracking your physical location and all of your search history.
Facebook has been keeping records of your smartphone activity for years.
Handy home security tips for anyone leaving their house for a holiday.
A medical software flaw has potentially exposed your medical information to hackers.
Alleged data breach affecting 50 million people the largest in Facebook’s history.
Ellie fears security breach after her bankcard was copied.
To avoid future data breaches, Government wants patients to show ID.
Jennifer is worried about the security of fingerprint and facial ID technologies.
The most important and effective way to protect your computer.
You’ll be shocked at how many people try to get guns through US airport security.
Will an RFID skimguard save your savings, or are they a waste of money?
The ACCC is urging scam victims to act quickly to get their money back.
An audit has slammed the AEC over its handling of the 2016 Federal Election.
PayPal has been left red-faced after it was forced to admit a massive data breach.
New investigation reveals DHS knew private Medicare details were for sale.
So, you want to bank using your smartphone?
Police are warning Australians of a sneaky phone scams.
This travel bag padlock is the answer to making your bag contents secure and trackable.
This travel bag padlock is the answer to making your bag contents secure and trackable.
With a few taps, your iPhone could get you out of danger or save your ...
Were you aware that thieves operated onboard airplanes?
People don’t realise the danger they face when using public wifi.
A secure internet connection projects your device and software from being hacked.
Experts abandon old advice and recommend a new tip to keep your data safe.
The ACCC has revealed its list of tricks most likely to catch unwary Aussies.
Australians are unprepared for death when it comes to their digital assets.
Have you ever charged your device using a public USB port?
Follow these simple steps to protect your valuable personal information.
You’ll be amazed at what information can be gleaned from your expired boarding pass.
The web is full of choices, but how do you know what is safe and ...
ANZ Bank customers are being urged not to fall for new convincing scam.
You’ll be amazed at how easily thieves can break into your luggage.
Do you use ‘incognito’ mode? It might not hide as much as you think!
Nuisance calls are on the rise, but there are ways to stop them getting through.
Companies are increasingly prying into your private communications.
A 74-year-old woman was fleeced of $46,000 in an iTunes gift card scam.
Apple warns iOS users of security flaw that could give hackers control of their device.
Follow our helpful hints on how to keep your Facebook account secure.
The Government launches an independent review into Medicare accessibility.
A popular site for illegal products offers Medicare details for $30.
Older Australians have this year been stung to the tune of $113,000.
Boarding passes and passports may soon be a thing of the past.
Smart TVs, your car, if it is connected to the internet it needs protecting.
Antivirus software is a necessity for staying safe online, but is the price tag as ...
Find out how to protect your privacy and wipe your data before selling your smartphone ...
Here’s how to spot the warning signs of a credit card scam.
What should you do if you discover that you’ve been hacked?
Trolls belong under bridges, here’s how to put them back in their place.
We all take the internet and social media for granted, but, unfortunately, so do cyber ...
An unprecedented cyberattack over the weekend has affected more than 200,000 computers.
Being able to bank on the move seems great, but how safe is it?
New research shows that computer scientists can guess your PIN with 70 per cent accuracy.
Is the convenience worth the potential risk?
A number of Windows security vulnerabilities were revealed online last.
The ACCC has released a handy weapon to help you become more scam savvy.
The contents of your smartphone could be examined when you enter the US.
Secure your house for a fraction of the price with these tips and tricks.
If you’re worried someone else has access to your Facebook, try this.
There is only one way to ensure that your smartphone is virus free.
Leaked documents reveal that the CIA is able to hack any Apple iPhone or Android ...
Overall, hotel staff are quite honest, but there are some criminal-minded maids about.
Don’t be taken in by these nasty online travel scams.
Australian smartphone and tablet users need to more vigilant.
Password security firm, Keeper, has released its list of the 25 worst passwords of 2016.
Worried about your online safety? Learn how to protect your digital life.
Australia is ill prepared to protect its citizens from increasing cyber threats.
The over 55 age group are the most attractive targets for cybercriminals.
The emails of 280 million people worldwide are being scanned by the US Government.
Discover the world’s safest and most dangerous countries.
Discover how to spot and avoid credit card skimmers.
Five digital security tips to help protect you from cybercrime when you travel.
Scammers are using the Census to swindle unsuspecting Aussies of their information.
The Census website is back up and running but is it actually safe?
ABS confirms that the Census website was hacked last night.
The stolen records of 200 million email accounts are now for sale online.
Credit reporting agency Veda is being criticised for allegedly selling private data.
Here’s how to choose the right travel insurance for you, so you can spend more ...
Should the Government enlist the help of cyber-savvy civilians to help fight cybercrime?
Google is testing new alternatives to passwords and hopes to kill them off by the ...
When it comes to hacking, smartphones are ripe for the picking. Here’s how to protect ...
A Melbourne grandmother is the victim of a $5000 ATO scam involving iTunes gift cards.
Bill recently emailed to warn us of a security vulnerability of iPhones and iPads.
Discover how to use Apple’s handy ‘Find My iPhone’ feature to track your missing device.
Drew explains how to boost your privacy settings on social media.
SplashData has released its annual ‘Worst Passwords List’ for 2015.
Find out how to deal with a lost or stolen passport.
Keep an eye out for the latest scams to stay safe.
An airport security worker lost her job after conducting a security check on Julie Bishop.
One in four Australians now claim to be the victim of identity theft or fraud.
A 12-year-old boy is on the AFP’s counter-terrorism watchlist.
Windows 10 is recording every single key you press on your computer.
Protect your data when using public wifi with these internet security suggestions.
Would you consider using any of these futuristic products?
LastPass remembers your passwords so that you can focus on other things.
Encryption keys, allowing access to millions of phones worldwide, have been stolen.
Drew shares the ten best security websites to help you stay safe online.
It’s estimated that one in five Australians are affected by identity theft.
The controversial ban on the burqa in Parliament House has been reversed by Speaker Bronwyn ...
Within a week, ASIO may ban people from wearing a burqa into Parliament House.
Creating and remembering secure passwords may be a thing of the past.
A former News of the World employee has admitted to intercepting voice messages.
Tech expert Drew Patchell explains what cloud computing is and how it can help you.
Is your password one of the most common?
‘Trusted Contacts’ will allow for fast Facebook account recovery.
Drew explains how to setup Outlook’s new ‘must use’ security feature.
Drew explains why you should consider changing browsers.
Visa has announced that, from 1 April 2013, all Visa card transactions will need to ...
Drew explains how to adapt to modern technology and stay safe on your new smartphone ...
What will eHealth mean for your personal medical information?
A Russian forum user yesterday claimed to have hacked LinkedIn.
Cybercrime figures are at an all time high and still growing
35,000 Telstra customers' personal information has been stolen
We are all guilty of reusing passwords. So why is it dangerous?
The usernames, passwords, home addresses and full names of 60,000 Telstra bundle customers have ...
While critical in providing an instant window of communication to the world, a downside to having an email account is the veritable flood of spam emails you receive which promise you the world and delivering worse than nothing. Thankfully as people begin to understand more ...
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