Security provider warns of Trojan that steals banking credentials and other personal data. Read More
looking at technologies that had an impact on us, paved the way for the future, and changed us, in ways good and bad. Read More
"if Google do the right thing by Australia on the question of piracy then there will be no issues. However, they are very far from this position and demonstrably are facilitating crime." Read More
Despite all of the year's major hacks, people still can't seem to let passwords like 'admin' and '123456' go. Read More
Called GhostTeam, the malware disguises itself as legitimate utility apps, but it actually harvests Facebook passwords and floods users with full-screen ads. Read More
Introduced by ACMA, the new regulations will enable the roll out of intelligent transport systems by Australian road traffic authorities Read More
An inquisitive engineer this week decided to test whether wet string could work in place of twisted-pair copper for an ADSL connection. Read More
Pointing out that slow speeds and dropouts can be due to a number of factors, and not necessarily the wholesale network itself, NBN has announced trials of a diagnostic tool for remotely discovering in-home wiring faults.Read More
A little over a month ago, a sizable botnet of infected Internet of Things devices began appearing
What happens next is anybody's guess Read More
The fourth feature update to Windows 10 is here now. It's packed with a wide assortment of new and refined features, including some new security options designed to block zero-day exploits and ransomware. But should you upgrade now? Read More
26 September 1917
The battle of Polygon Wood was the I ANZAC component of a larger British and dominion operation staged as part of the third battle of Ypres
The battle cost 5,770 Australian casualties
at the university have created complex holographic images in infrared.Read
Australian Government website provides information and advice to help you save on your electricity bills. Read More
A number of car recalls have been announced in Australia for Takata front
passenger and driver airbags. There have been injuries and deaths from faulty
If car owners have concerns, they should contact their local dealership or the manufacturer of the vehicle.
A full listing of the current recalls is available here.
Facebook's new milestone makes its user base larger than the population of any single country. In fact, its users represent more than a quarter of the world's 7.5 billion people. Read More
BRUSSELS The European Unions antitrust chief announced a record $2.7 billion fine against Google on Tuesday, saying that the powerful web-search leader illegally steered users toward its comparison shopping site and warning that other parts of Googles business were in the crosshairs. Read More
What Google has done is illegal under E.U. antitrust rules. It has denied other companies the chance to compete on the merits and to innovate. And most importantly, it has denied European consumers the benefits of competition.
Remote access scams try to convince you that you have a computer or internet problem and that you need to buy new software to fix the problem.
If you have given remote access to your computer, or you fear that your computer has been hacked, seek help or advice from a qualified and reputable computer technician.
report scams to the ACCC via the report a scam page
Do not worry, AVG will protect your from the "Wannacry" Ransomeware. AVG new version has updated its new virus definitions with all the new Ransomware, virus and malware. Your computer is very secure and protected by AVG.
The hacker group is threatening to reset the passwords on those iCloud accounts and remotely wipe customer devices if Apple doesn't pay a ransom by April 7.Read More
One in seven employees would risk a data breach for a small amount of money.Read More
Anyone who searched for "Amazon" were presented the rogue ad that aimed to trick users into falling for a Windows support scam.Read More
Despite the lack of community interaction with autonomous vehicles, a majority of Australians feel positive about a driverless future.Read More
Even the devices we rely on for security and privacy are susceptible to malicious attack. Use these tips to lower the odds of your security camera getting hacked.Read More
In some cases, the hard-coded secrets could allow an attacker to steal or
delete data. Read
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