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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29 July 2013

Wave of malware and spam follows royal baby news

Emails spammed out in response to royal baby...
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29 July 2013

Wave of malware and spam follows royal baby...

Emails spammed out in response to royal baby...
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Alert Priority Moderate
22 July 2013

Apple phishing emails increasing

We just wanted to let you know that our Alert Service has a brand new look! There will be more information in the August newsletter. ...
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18 July 2013

Phishing campaigns target ATO, Telstra, Banks...

New phishing campaigns carry malware...
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18 July 2013

Popular "encrypted chat" service...

“Encrypted chat” client contained a flaw that could expose messages...
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18 July 2013

Ransomware now targets Macs

OS X users targeted by FBI ransomware scam...
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18 July 2013

Tumblr for iOS app sending unencrypted passwords

Tumblr passwords sent in a readable format without proper security...
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Alert Priority Moderate
12 July 2013

PRISM phishing email carries remote access malware

Phishing email targets government agencies, multiple operating systems...
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5 July 2013

Game developer Ubisoft hacked

Maker of Assassin’s Creed hacked, account holders advised to change passwords...
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3 July 2013

New phishing scam plays on curiosity

Email scam simply asks for an email back...
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