A security company has found Australians were specifically targeted with malware that exploits a bug in Microsoft Word to steal users’ banking details. Last week, multiple tech security researchers found a bug called Dridex in Microsoft Word. The flaw allowed malicious Word files to contain code that would download malware […]
From Ponzi Schemes to child molestors, the tech industry has had its share of criminals.
[credit provider=”Verne Global” url=”http://www.verneglobal.com/”] The world loves Google and Facebook. But exploding Internet usage comes with a nasty price: data centres that suck up a lot of electricity and pollute the planet.It doesn’t have to be that way.
[credit provider=”Flickr/tr.robinson” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/suburbanadventure/8135580975/sizes/c/”] As we all buy smartphones and use the cloud, we are doing something that’s never been done before: trusting a few big IT companies with our lives. That’s not necessarily in our best interest, but we have no choice.So says world-famous security expert Bruce Schneier.
Computers don’t hack themselves.
[credit provider=”Flickr/The National Guard” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/thenationalguard/4120184066/sizes/l/”] The Internet is a dangerous, virus-infested place. Today’s most popular Web browsers claim they are chock full of protections to keep you safe.Some of the browser vendors get a little testy about each others’ proclamations about who can protect you better.
[credit provider=”Daniel Goodman / Business Insider” url=”http://www.businessinsider.com.au/author/daniel-goodman”] Chances are your smartphone holds the secrets of your life. Chances are, too, that you haven’t done enough protect those secrets from getting lost or stolen.To that end, we bring you this list of 10 apps that can save you — or better […]