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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.  

Recover from Ransomware – Free Tool

Recover from Ransomware – Free Tool

If you’re a victim of ransomware that locks you out of your files or computer with a demand of money for the key help for full recovery is limited, however last week Trend Micro released a free tool that may help some users.  I spoke with Tim Falinski from Trend Micro Australia last week about the new tool and the growing[Read More…]

Who is connected to your Wi-Fi Network?

Who is connected to your Wi-Fi Network?

Is it possible that your next door neighbour is helping themselves to your Wi-Fi internet? If you haven’t protected your Wi-Fi with a strong password this could be the case…but how can you tell? Well a quick audit to reveal which devices are connected to your Wi-Fi is what you need.  A free program called Wireless Network Watcher can quickly[Read More…]