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Online privacy: we say we care but most do nothing to protect it

Study finds we value our privacy, but many love the convenience of internet-connected devices more.

News

Online privacy: we say we care but most do nothing to protect it

Study finds we value our privacy, but many love the convenience of internet-connected devices more.

Identity Theft

Safeguard your identity and lock out the scammers

Digital paranoia has spiked due to the coronavirus pandemic, but there are security measures available to safeguard your online safety.

COVID-19

Health department admits COVIDSafe app not yet operational

The Health Department admits its controversial COVIDSafe app, downloaded by millions of Australians and touted as important in navigating our lockdown release, is not yet being accessed by officials.

Finance

Compensation sought after Optus allows huge privacy breach

Compensation sought after Optus publishes personal details of 50,000 customers in massive privacy breach.

COVID-19

Government in hard sell on tracing app

The federal government pushes its coronavirus tracing app as government services minister seeks to allay widespread privacy concerns.

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.

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.

Computers

Google faces court action for allegedly misleading consumers

The ACCC has instituted proceedings against Google alleging it engaged in misleading conduct about the personal location data Google collects, keeps and uses.

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.

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

Consumer spyware apps could violate Australian laws

Readily available consumer spyware products potentially violate a range of Australian laws relating to harassment, stalking, identity theft and fraud.

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