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What you need to know about mobile security and how to protect yourself [INFOGRAPHIC]

Interestingly, while majority of the population have some form of a computer security software, 43% of mobile users do not have a security password, pin or even a pattern lock on their mobile phone.

Brisbane to help asylum seekers and refugees resettle in Australia via technology

Some of the problem areas to be addressed include disability access and support, employment, entrepreneurship, health, housing, language, legal and migration advice, working qualifications, tracing family, and translation services.

3 things every Australian SME needs to know about preventing ransomware attacks

Cyberattacks have been part of Australian organisations’ landscape for a long time now, and as businesses embark on a ‘digital-first’ approach we are seeing the cyber threat landscape expanding. Today, there are more cyberattacks, data leaks and ransomware activities than ever before.

As hackers become organised crime syndicates, it’s time to go threat hunting instead of...

We are no longer fighting lone-wolf hackers, instead an aggregate of organised attackers. Carbon Black's Kane Lightowler says it's time to go threat hunting

Five lessons learnt during THE (OK, my) Great Computer Server Meltdown of 2012

If it has ever happened to you, you know what it feels like. Last week our computer network was hacked with a Trojan. Chaos ensued. We had firewalls and anti-virus scanners running and these things still managed to get through. While you can never plan perfectly for a crisis, here are some of the big points that we’ve learnt and may very well be helpful for you and your business. Learn at my expense, rather than at yours.

See a timeline of the $77 million PlayStation network hack [INFOGRAPHIC]

Hackers' security breach of Sony's PlayStation network ranks among one of the worst online attacks in history, according to Australia-based ComparisonFinder, which put together a timeline of the hack that cost Sony about $1.25 billion. Check out this awesome infographic.

Hackers take Xbox 360’s motion-detection tech in wild, new directions

Hackers and open-source software magicians are taking the motion-detection capability of Xbox 360's Kinect and plugging it into all manner of eye-popping stuff. Imagine what an entrepreneur could do with hands-free computing.

Hackers, Crackers, Script-Kiddies, Cyber-Spies: Can you spot the bad guy?

For about US$400, almost anyone can buy appropriate scripts and after about four hours of working through the instructions, be fully set up as a cyber criminal. Scary stuff.

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Five essential ingredients for a humming homepage with James Tuckerman [FREE...

Most homepages dedicate too much of their valuable space to predictable and generally unhelpful information, such as the purpose of the business, their products and services, their achievements and needy invitations to ‘buy, buy, buy’ or ‘contact us for a free consultation on no obligation quote’. Effective homepages focus on the needs and wants of the customer.

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New Zealand’s Xero eyes US IPO, further disruption as subscribers increase...

Xero recently held its annual meeting in Wellington, during which the company revealed some interesting details about its future. As has been widely suspected, the...

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