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Time to rethink your password

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Time to rethink your password

Experts abandon old advice and recommend a new tip to keep your data safe.

Don’t charge your phone in public

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Don’t charge your phone in public

Have you ever charged your device using a public USB port?

Safeguarding your online security

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Safeguarding your online security

Follow these simple steps to protect your valuable personal information.

How to update your software

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How to update your software

Keeping your software up to date is crucial. Here’s our ‘how-to guide’.

Are you being ‘catfished’?

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Are you being ‘catfished’?

Even the best of us can get it wrong – how to tell if you’re ...

How to turn off your spying tech

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How to turn off your spying tech

Four everyday technologies that are spying on you, and how to turn them off.

Is PayPal safe?

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Is PayPal safe?

Bobby is trying to buy a gift online, and the only payment option offered is ...

Inside a scammer’s bag of tricks

How phishing scammers con their way to your ID

Inside a scammer’s bag of tricks

Older Australians have this year been stung to the tune of $113,000.

What is at risk in your house?

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What is at risk in your house?

Smart TVs, your car, if it is connected to the internet it needs protecting.

Don’t fall foul of tax scam

Don’t fall foul of tax scam

Don’t fall foul of tax scam

If you receive a call from the ATO demanding money, hang up.

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