The Stay Smart Online Alert Service is a free service for Australian internet users, to explain recent online threats and how they can be managed.

Home and small business users are provided with easy to understand online safety and security information and solutions to help protect their online safety and privacy. The resource also informs users about the latest threats and vulnerabilities within an Australian context, and how to address any risks to their devices or computer networks. Users can unsubscribe from the service at any time.

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Alert Priority High
15 March 2017

Apply Microsoft and Adobe security updates to...

Microsoft and Adobe have released updates to address vulnerabilities in widely used software products. You are advised to apply these as soon as possible to minimise risk to your computers and information....
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Alert Priority High
15 March 2017

Update your Android phone to protect against...

Google has released updates to address vulnerabilities for Android devices including smartphones and tablets....
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Alert Priority High
10 March 2017

Google releases security update for Chrome

Google has released a new version of Chrome for Windows, Mac and Linux that incorporates 36 security fixes. You should update to Chrome 57.0.2987.98 as soon as possible to minimise risk to your computers, devices and information....
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Alert Priority High
9 March 2017

Mozilla releases security update

Mozilla has released an update to address security vulnerabilities in Firefox. You should apply this update as soon as possible to minimise risk to your computers, devices and information....
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Alert Priority Moderate
8 March 2017

Update WordPress to version 4.7.3 to protect users

WordPress has released an update to address security vulnerabilities on its popular blogging and content management system. These vulnerabilities may allow for attacks against the blog’s users and servers....
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Alert Priority High
23 February 2017

Researchers warn of fake ATO emails carrying...

Researchers are warning of a widely distributed email that claims to be from the Australian Taxation Office but actually aims to infect computers with malicious software....
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Alert Priority Moderate
22 February 2017

Apple releases security update for Logic Pro X

Apple has released an update to address a security vulnerability in Logic Pro X. You should apply this update as soon as possible to minimise risk to your computers, devices and information....
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Alert Priority Moderate
20 February 2017

NSW Procurement warns of scam targeting suppliers

NSW Procurement has warned of a scam email that aims to capture suppliers’ confidential login details to the NSW eTendering website.                                                                                                   ...
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Alert Priority High
15 February 2017

Apple and Adobe release security updates

Apple and Adobe have released updates to address security vulnerabilities in their widely used products. You should apply these updates as soon as possible to minimise risk to your computers, devices and information....
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Alert Priority Moderate
14 February 2017

Be aware of romance scams this Valentine's...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is warning people to be wary of romance scams on social media and other online channels....
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