Scams targeting older Australians

Common scams
3 October 2017

Online scammers have older Australians in their sights.

Malvertising, are you at risk?

29 September 2017

Malicious advertising (or malvertising) is a rising concern.

Safe or risky: saving passwords in your browser

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19 September 2017

Definitely risky—here’s why and what you can do to be safe.

'BlueBorne' Bluetooth vulnerability

steering wheel bluetooth controls
14 September 2017

Vulnerabilities in Bluetooth have been reported; be on the lookout for Blueborne.

Beware of fake WhatsApp subscription emails

5 September 2017

WhatsApp users targeted in a phishing scam aimed at stealing banking details and personal information.

New youth platform offers online safety advice for young people

Young and esafe news article image
30 August 2017

Young & eSafe is a new youth platform that features online safety advice from young people, for young people.

Stay Smart Online Week, 9-13 October 2017

Stay Smart Online Week 9-13 October 2017
15 August 2017

Join us for Stay Smart Online Week on 9–13 October 2017.

Free Small Business Cyber Security Webinar Series

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11 August 2017

Free Small Business Cyber Security Webinar Series, 15 August–4 November 2017.

Staying safe using public Wi-Fi

People sitting in chairs holding laptops
8 August 2017

When you can’t use your mobile data, public Wi-Fi can be like finding water in the desert. But be warned, using public Wi-Fi without taking steps to protect yourself could be disastrous.

Internet of Things: are you exposed?

Home connected to laptop
2 August 2017

In 2016, a massive online attack that targeted some of the world’s highest profile websites, used baby monitors, among other devices, to carry out the attack.

Will biometric logins keep me safer?

Security flow diagram
27 July 2017

The short answer is no, not necessarily. Whether you use passwords or biometrics, single factor authentication leaves you exposed. You need more than one level of authentication.