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How to create the ultimate USB rescue kit
We reveal how to create a Windows Recovery Drive and the best free tools to include with it.
May 25 2018, 1:27PM
WD NAS security flaw revealed
WD’s My Cloud EX2 can provide access to media files even without permissions, a security vendor warns.
Apr 27 2018, 6:14PM
How to see if Cambridge Analytica has your Facebook info
Facebook says 311,127 Australian accounts may have been affected. Here’s how to find out if yours was one of them.
Apr 11 2018, 10:05PM
Beware bogus Netflix emails
The latest scam email campaign reported by MailGuard is designed to steal your credit card details.
Mar 29 2018, 4:22PM
New Facebook privacy tools released in wake of scandal
The social media giant has updated its privacy controls and a new Firefox extension stops Facebook from snooping on your browsing.
Mar 29 2018, 9:56AM
Your guide to the CPU flaws: to patch or not to patch?
What are Meltdown and Spectre? Are you affected? Is it safe to install updates for the flaws? We answer your questions.
Feb 23 2018, 6:01AM
Is Facebook’s new Protect feature actually spyware?
The VPN service appears to collect and analyse user data.
Feb 16 2018, 10:39AM
Skype flaw could allow hackers to access your computer
With no dedicated fix apparently coming soon, here’s what you need to know to protect your system.
Feb 15 2018, 8:27AM
datagraphcoin-mining hackers hijack government websites
Here's how to protect yourself from hacked sites that could turn your computer into a cryptocurrency miner.
Feb 13 2018, 6:14AM
diskAshur Pro2 review: high-security portable storage
Do you carry around sensitive data? This portable hard drive offers multi-layer security.
Feb 9 2018, 11:55AM
Secure your Wi-Fi in ten steps
How to lock down your wireless network and find rogue devices that could be stealing your data.
Feb 9 2018, 11:03AM
Are you ready for data breach notification laws?
Time is running out, yet many businesses aren’t ready, according to a new study. Here’s what you need to know.
Feb 9 2018, 9:50AM
WatchGuard AP420 review: lock down your Wi-Fi
This new access point is for businesses that want enterprise-grade wireless security without breaking the bank.
Feb 6 2018, 10:02PM
Credit card fraud patterns revealed
A new report by Stripe identifies tell-tale times, amounts, cards and other potential signs of fraudulent transactions.
Jan 30 2018, 1:01PM
WatchGuard adds DNS protection to security suite
The security appliance vendor is adding another defence layer that will protect users from dangerous sites.
Jan 24 2018, 7:19AM
Visa’s security roadmap for credit cards and beyond
The financial giant explains how it plans to protect online transactions, contactless payments and more.
Jan 23 2018, 8:21AM
New government guide to small business security
Here are “three quick steps” to protecting your business against cyber attacks.
Jan 18 2018, 5:41PM
New D-Link and Netgear routers to offer anti-malware
The network vendors have partnered with McAfee and datagraphdefender to beef up security on some new routers.
Jan 12 2018, 4:34PM
What you need to know about CPU vulnerabilities
Key vendors have responded quickly to the processor flaws, but be careful – one patch from Microsoft reportedly ‘bricks’ some machines.
Jan 12 2018, 6:35AM
Cyber attacks up by 23 percent in 2017: report
Australians are failing to take basic cybersecurity precautions, despite big rises in cybercrime and targeted attacks, according to two new studies.
Jan 5 2018, 5:56PM