Safety Online

Not everyone is trustworthy. The sheer size of the internet and the “virtual” anonymity of transactions and conversations mean ever more vigilance is required. The YourLifeChoices Security, Spam and Scams page is aimed at providing you with the latest news and updates to keep you secure. Why not get a Free Anti-Virus Scanner, find out the latest Spam and Scams doing the rounds so you are not hit, or read up on how to prevent Identity Theft!

Are airlines tracking you?

Are airlines tracking you to inflate prices?

Are airlines tracking you?

Are airlines that promise us the cheapest rates using our data to inflate ticket prices? ...

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Should I use Apple Pay?

Should I use Apple Pay?

Should I use Apple Pay?

Paul is receiving prompts to use payment apps, but are they safe?

Are you too smart to be scammed?

Are you too smart to be scammed?

Are you too smart to be scammed?

Australians are set to lose a record amount to scams in 2019, according to the ...

The scam catching older Aussies

The scam catching older Aussies

The scam catching older Aussies

Australians, and particularly older Australians, are losing more money to NBN scams.

Change your Facebook password

You need to change your Facebook password

Change your Facebook password

Facebook has admitted to leaving the passwords of up to 600 million users readable to ...

Viruses & Antivirus

Security flaw exposes ASUS computers

Kaspersky exposed a security flaw targeting the world’s fifth largest computer company.

Security issues

How do firewalls prevent viruses?

The most important and effective way to protect your computer.

Don’t get burned

Spyware

Spyware is software or hardware installed on a computer without the user's knowledge. It gathers information about that user for later retrieval by whoever controls the spyware. Spyware employs a user's Internet connection in the background without their knowledge. Spyware is a threat that many common anti-virus applications ...

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Scams

Are you too smart to be scammed?

Australians are set to lose a record amount to scams in 2019, according to the ACCC.

Are you scam smart?

How criminals steal your identity

Scams involving identity theft have cost Australians at least $16 million this year.

Protect your identity

Hackers trying to steal holidays

Here’s how hackers try to steal your holiday.

Holiday hackers

Secure Access

Best password managers of 2019

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

Perfect passwords

Google plans to kill the password

The latest update from Google spells the end of the ‘password’ over the next decade.

Is your password safe?

How avoid being tracked online

There are ways to throw off the technology tracking your online activity.

Cover your tracks

Identity Theft

How criminals steal your identity

Scams involving identity theft have cost Australians at least $16 million this year.

Protect your identity

$478 million stolen from Aussies

$478 million stolen from Australians accounts in 1.8 million transactions.

Protect yourself

Facebook accounts hacked

The details of 50 million Facebook accounts were hacked last month.

Facebook hacking

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