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How to Stay Safe Online at Christmas

How to Stay Safe Online at Christmas

As Christmas approaches life can get busy both at work and home but when it comes to online safety you shouldn’t let your guard down as the cyber criminals are very active at this time of year. Last week I spoke with Tim Falinski from Trend Micro Australia who offers up some great tips for staying safe online as Christmas[Read More…]

Is your PC a Crypto Mining Zombie?

Is your PC a Crypto Mining Zombie?

Cyber criminals are well and truly on board with anything that could help them make money at your expense and this extends in to the world of Cryptocurrency. I recently caught up with Tim Falinki from Trend Micro Australia to find out more about Cryptocurrency in general and how Cyber criminals could be using our computers and other connected devices[Read More…]

Are You Helping Cyber criminals Earn Bitcoin?

Are You Helping Cyber criminals Earn Bitcoin?

You could be helping cyber criminals earn bitcoin and not even know  that it’s happening.    Internet connected fridges, smart toys, garage door openers and other connected devices in the home are increasingly helping cybercriminals , according to Trend Micro’s 2017 Security Roundup. The report has found cybercriminals are exploiting security vulnerabilities in connected devices to mine for Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies, and the[Read More…]

How to Stay Safe Online this Christmas

How to Stay Safe Online this Christmas

Most people love Christmas, but unfortunately Cyber criminals love Christmas too which can impact your enjoyment of this wonderful time of year. It’s a time of staying connected with friends and family and perhaps of opening gifts of new gadgets on Christmas day…so while all this is going on how can you ensure you’re safe online? I caught up with[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…]