The Australian Government providing cyber security information for Australian internet users on the simple steps they can take to protect their personal and financial information online.
09 Dec 2013
Are you thinking of shopping online this Christmas? You’re not alone – more and more Australians are turning online to find that special gift or pick up a bargain.
When you shop online this Christmas, make sure you know your consumer rights. Find out how to shop online confidently by watching the Shop Smart Online video on the ACCC’s YouTube channel, or visit the ACCC website for more info.
22 Nov 2013
Want to know more about teleworking? Here is your opportunity to get 'anywhere working' skills on your agenda, including the basics in security. To download a free simple tool for accessing your technology needs to support secure teleworking go to: www.telework.gov.au/key_tools. For more information, you can download a detailed guide to teleworking technologies from our Telework Partners Cisco and Logicalis.
20 Nov 2013
Over summer, the Stay Smart Online Facebook page will feature cyber security and safety messages with a beach theme.
You can help us get the cyber security message out there by ‘liking’ Stay Smart Online on Facebook and regularly sharing our summer posts with your customers and followers, friends and family. There will be three themed posts each week so check back regularly to discover how to surf safe this summer!
18 Nov 2013
CryptoLocker is a virus that can encrypt, or ‘lock’, all of your computer files. It is most commonly spread as an attachment in fake email messages. A pop up window will demand that you pay a ransom to unlock your files. This is a form of extortion known as ‘ransomware’. Unfortunately with Cryptolocker, once infected, it may be too late, so prevention and protection is the best defence. Here is what you need to know to PREVENT getting caught out.
15 Nov 2013
ACMA’s Cybersmart new Digital Citizens Guide aims to help Australians engage positively and confidently while participating in everyday online activities. The Digital Citizens Guide highlights three key characteristics: Engage online positively, know your online world and choose consciously. Find out more.