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What is SMiShing?

What is SMiShing?

Dodgey emails that appear to be from a company such as a bank or even energy provider that ask you for personal (usually financial) information are called “Phishing” emails….but what is SMiShing? Last week I spoke with Simon Banks from PayPal Australia about it.  Listen below.

Trend Micro offers children the chance to win big!

Trend Micro offers children the chance to win big!

It’s not everyday you learn something while getting a chance to win thousands of dollars…but that’s exactly what Trend Micro Australia has on offer with its “Whats your Story” poster competition. With just 22 days left to enter I spoke with Tim Falinski from Trend Micro Australia about the competition, what’s involved and how easy it is to enter. Listen[Read More…]

6k in prizes for kids – What does the internet mean to you?

6k in prizes for kids – What does the internet mean to you?

Here’s a great way to start your young children thinking about online safety.   The “what’s your story” annual Poster competition being run by internet security company Trend Micro again this year and is for kids aged between 5 and 12.   While the total prize pook is worth $6000,  first prize is $3000 (amazing for a kids comp right?) The theme[Read More…]

Australia revealed as Top 10 Ransomware Target

Australia revealed as Top 10 Ransomware Target

Trend Micro’s Internet security roundup report for the first half of this year has revealed that that Ransomware continues to be a growing threat to Australia.   Yesterday I spoke to Tim Falinski about the latest report that focuses on the ransomware threat.   We also talk about the new ‘What’s your story‘ poster competition for kids that has a prize pool[Read More…]

More Aussies falling victim to Ransomware

More Aussies falling victim to Ransomware

Across the globe computers are being held hostage with cyber-criminals demanding cash for data release.  Yes, Ransomware is very real, people are losing data and Money as a result. I recently spoke with Tim Falinski from Trend Micro Australia about just how serious a threat Ransomware has become for Australia – Listen below.