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Staying Safe Online this Mother’s Day

Staying Safe Online this Mother’s Day

Cyber-criminals love nothing more than a special occasion and we’ve got a few of those coming up, notably Mother’s day…then the end of financial year. This week I caught up with Tim Falinski from Trend Micro Australia for an update on all things Internet Security and how we can stay safe online at all times. Listen below.

Do You Know About Ransomware?

Do You Know About Ransomware?

Ransomware is malicious software that can lock you out of your computer and files, holding your previous data for a ransom that when paid, will usually not result in file recovery. In recent years Ransomware has become a real threat in Australia, however according to a recent survey by Acronis only 7.4 percent of Australians say they heard about last[Read More…]

Home Internet Routers Targeted

Home Internet Routers Targeted

As homes become ‘smarter’ with more connected devices, cybercriminals are now looking to use these devices to infiltrate home networks . The weak spot in many cases is the network router which has become a prime target for attacks.  I recently spoke to Tim Falinski from Trend Micro Australia about this and he offers up some great tips to ensure[Read More…]

Protecting Your Kids Online at Home

Protecting Your Kids Online at Home

Giving younger users unfiltered access to the Internet simply isn’t a good idea, so how can you ensure that your kids are getting the best of the Internet and avoiding the worst it has to offer?  Good parenting along with the right set of tools is the place to start. I caught up with Tim Falinski from Trend Micro Australia on[Read More…]

How to Create Better Passwords

How to Create Better Passwords

One of the best action points to help you stay safe online is to use secure passwords for website or service you that need to login to.   Now the problem with this is firstly how you could possibly remember all these more complex, secure passwords.   Well that part is easily done using a good password manager (like the[Read More…]