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Ransomware – Don’t Pay the Ransom!

Ransomware – Don’t Pay the Ransom!

No doubt you’ve been seeing, hearing or reading about it in the news.  The ‘WannaCry’ ransomware attack has caused the shutdown of hundreds and thousands of computer systems from around the world,  but what was the impact on Australia and how can you stay safe from this kind of threat? Yesterday I spoke with Tim Falinski from Trend Micro Australia – Listen[Read More…]

Here’s What a Phishing Scam Looks Like

Here’s What a Phishing Scam Looks Like

Phishing (no, not Fishing) is when a malicious entity (Cyber-criminal) attempts to obtain information from you for financial benefit by attempting to disguise themselves as a trustworthy entity an electronic communications.   This could be on social media, SMS, telephone or email. So how do you spot a Phishing attempt?  Here’s an email example.              [Read More…]

Improving your Home WiFi

Improving your Home WiFi

If you’re finding that your home WiFi network is sluggish at the best of times and there are spots around the house that it simply doesn’t reach into, then it’s time to update! If speed is your main issue it could just be a case of updating your WiFi router hardware to take advantage of the latest speed technology (802.11AC[Read More…]

PayPal mCommerce Report – Aussie’s Slack on Mobile Security.

PayPal mCommerce Report – Aussie’s Slack on Mobile Security.

When it comes to Mobile Security when shopping online, Australian have some work to do. This is the finding of PayPal’s new mCommerce research released this week. Some of the key findings from the report are;   Despite our concern around mobile security, the majority of us don’t do anything about it Australians having experienced a mobile security breach! Millenials[Read More…]

Australia Can’t Decide on the NBN

Australia Can’t Decide on the NBN

With the National Broadband Network now available to around 4.5 million premises around Australia around 6.7 of us still don’t know anything about it. A recent survey from finder.com.au revealed that while 1 in 4 Australians says they will switch to the NBN as soon as it’s available in their area, 37 percent have admitted to being in the dark[Read More…]