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Most Australians targeted by online scams, study reveals
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New research by PayPal shows a staggering 97% of Australians have been targeted by scammers, with 86% proactively helping others to stay safe online.
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Australians shift EOFY shopping focus to online deals & security
Fri, 31st May 2024
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martech
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commerce systems
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payment gateways
Research shows 38% of Australians plan to join EOFY sales, with 42% shopping online. The shift from tax-deductibles to electronics, and household items marks a new trend.
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ServiceSeeking joins ConnectID for enhanced online security for SMEs
Thu, 25th Apr 2024
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digital identity
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smes
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online security
ServiceSeeking teams with ConnectID to boost online protection for SMEs via reliable identity verification, curbing fraud risks and fostering a trusted ecosystem.
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Review: Avast Ultimate Business Security - comprehensive to say the least
Thu, 11th Apr 2024
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Avast Ultimate Business Security emerges as a robust cybersecurity solution offering antivirus, online privacy tools, and automated patch management.
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Singaporeans value seamless, secure digital experiences, survey finds
Wed, 3rd Apr 2024
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cx
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martech
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physical security
Singaporeans prioritise simple, secure online experiences, with 73% considering a brand switch for passwordless logins, reveals a survey by Ping Identity.
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Australian parents sceptical about AI's role in children's education
Wed, 13th Mar 2024
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norton
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Australian parents express concern about the prevalence of AI chatbots and language models in their children's education.
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EnSilica integrates post-quantum cryptography accelerators in eSi-Crypto range
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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quantum computing
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encryption
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online security
EnSilica, a cybersecurity firm, integrates Post Quantum Cryptography (PQC) accelerators into its hardware range, strengthening encryption against prospective quantum computing threats.
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Checkmarx uncovers disruptive prank on NPM by user gdi2290
Thu, 4th Jan 2024
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storage
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application security
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NPM user gdi2290 causes chaos by uploading an 'everything' package with countless dependencies to the registry, causing disruption and highlighting over-dependency issues.
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UK internet users at risk due to password duplication
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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cybersecurity
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online services
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mfa
Nearly 40% of UK internet users risk data breaches by using identical passwords for multiple accounts, according to Yubico.
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Top tips for staying safe online this festive season
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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technology gifts
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online security
Protect your Christmas tech presents: Keeper Security advises on safe gift operation to ward off cybercriminals.
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2/3 consumers have digital privacy concerns when shopping online
Tue, 21st Nov 2023
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ebay
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online shopping
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online security
Two-thirds of US online shoppers are anxious about their digital privacy, according to a Private Internet Access survey.
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Australians would prefer tax stress over dealing with scam messages
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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Over half of Australians would choose the stress of tax filings rather than dealing with scam messages, a McAfee study reveals.
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'World More Than A Password Day' initiative launches to strengthen cybersecurity
Mon, 13th Nov 2023
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cyber threats
World More Than A Password Day launches with endorsement from 90 global organisations to bolster online security.
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ExpressVPN unveils Keys, its new password manager in security toolkit expansion
Thu, 9th Nov 2023
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smartphones
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apple
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breach prevention
ExpressVPN branches into wider security tools, unveiling its new password manager, Keys, for a safer and more secure online experience.
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Securing festive shopping: Tips to avoid online scams and protect personal data
Tue, 24th Oct 2023
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As online festive shopping skyrockets, concerns about personal cyber security have deepened. Avoid becoming a victim of scams with these top tips.
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Gen Z & millennials: the most vulnerable to cybercrimes
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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malware
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phishing
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physical security
Gen Z and millennials, the digital era's major users, are most at risk of falling prey to cybercrimes, a study suggests.
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Magecart web skimming threat targets food and retail
Wed, 11th Oct 2023
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cybersecurity
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online security
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New Magecart web skimming campaign targets food and retail websites, using advanced concealment techniques to hide malicious code.
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Gen Z dismissive of online security: Findings from the annual 'Oh Behave Report'
Wed, 4th Oct 2023
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cybersecurity
New report reveals alarming trends in Gen Z's attitudes towards online security, as well as increased cybersecurity concerns and adoption of measures.
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Hands-on review: Kensington VeriMark Fingerprint Keys
Thu, 28th Sep 2023
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reviews
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biometrics
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technology gifts
Kensington's Verimark Fingerprint Keys offer a passwordless solution to online security, providing a simple and secure way to protect your data.
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Quarter adults wish personal info not available online:Uswitch
Fri, 1st Sep 2023
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accounting systems
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broadband
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digital banking
Photographs, home addresses, and date of birth were among the personal details available online through search engines.