Time for a Cyber Safety Check-Up? Aussies love the internet. And the statistics just confirm it. In 2018, 88% of us describe ourselves as active internet users. And our social media usage is up there with some of the most prolific users worldwide with 60% of us active users on Facebook and 50% of us ...
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Is it time to #deleteFacebook? Facebook’s long line of dramas has many of us rethinking our dependence on Mark Zuckerberg’s largest social media platform. While many of us were alarmed at the fake news allegations last year, the recent scandal with Cambridge Analytica has us genuinely spooked and now asking ourselves this question. The fact ...
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This blog post was written by Nick Viney. The Internet of Things (IoT) has already helped to connect our world in so many ways, bringing huge improvements and convenience to our lives, homes and health. But we’re often guilty of taking it for granted and failing to celebrate the many ways in which being connected ...
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This blog was written by Bruce Snell. As a kid, I remember hearing about the horror stories of the insanity that comes with holiday shopping.  I remember seeing people trampled the first thing in the morning on Black Friday as they battled their way to the big-ticket items that were marked ridiculously low.  It’s not ...
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This blog was written by Bruce Snell. Health care is a hot topic in security right now. A quick search for “hospital ransomware” returns a laundry list of news reports on hospitals as targets of cyberattacks. However, it is not just ransomware that people need to worry about. In the report Health Warning: Cyberattacks Are ...
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This blog was written by Bruce Snell. I was talking with some of my coworkers the other day about why I wanted to jump to the larger iPhone 7 Plus.  For me it came down to the camera.  I travel a lot for work and even though photography is something of a hobby of mine, ...
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This blog was written by Bruce Snell. You may have seen #HowILiveSafe floating around on Twitter.  We thought it would be a great way to share some tips from the McAfee family about what we, as security professionals, do to stay safe online.  Instead of flooding Twitter with my contributions to this effort, I’m writing ...
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This blog was written by Bruce Snell. SMiShing is another one of those fantastic terms on the internet that drives spell-check, autocorrect and English teachers crazy.  SMiShing is related to “phishing” in that it’s an attempt by a cybercriminal to trick an unware person into clicking on a malicious link.  This link could lead to ...
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This blog was written by Bruce Snell. I was in New York City last June and had a morning free to do a little bit of walking around.  That’s when I happened across one of the new LinkNYC hubs.  Of course I had to stop and check it out.  There was a relatively quick sign ...
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