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The ransomware landscape is more crowded than you think

Ransomware-as-a-Service is a cyber-security term referring to criminal gangs that rent ransomware to other groups. Read More


Amazon employees improperly accessing video data from users' Ring security door bells.

Ring not secure?

Ring has faced several controversies over privacy and security in recent months. Reports last year suggested that Ring workers in Ukraine could view users' videos without their knowledge. And in December hackers dumped thousands of Ring user credentials online. Read More


Some of Russia's surveillance tech leaked data for more than a year

No Passwords

Evdokimov said he found 30 SORM devices installed on the network of 20 Russian ISPs that were running FTP servers that were not secured with a password. Read More


ACCC wants Google to show Australians the EU search engine options

image ACCCIf Google doesn't offer its Android-using consumers a choice of search engine within six months, the ACCC will ask the government to step in and demand it. Read More

Tesla Model 3 review: Cheaper electric car lands in Australia

Not one for understatement, he also claims the car is the safest on the road, with peerless technology and better performance than driving benchmarks such as BMW’s M3 sports sedan. Read More


How Google is secretly recording you through your mobile, monitoring millions of conversations

GOOGLE has turned your phone into a listening device.

Google Spies on us

DID you know that Google has been recording you without your knowledge?
The technology giant has effectively turned millions of its users’ smartphones into listening devices that can capture intimate conversations — even when they aren’t in the room. Read More

NBN pulls in AU$2b revenue so far for FY19

NBN pulls in AU$2b revenue so far for FY19

Five million premises have now been activated across the nation Read More



Apple TV+ paid service: The company's latest big bet

the decline of the macApple is making a big move into video streaming because the company can't afford to fall even further behind. Here's what's at stake. Read More


The most interesting Internet-connected vehicle hacks on record

At 70 mph, the ride, a Jeep Cherokee, began blasting out freezing air through the air conditioning system, the car's radio switched station on its own, the windshield wipers turned themselves on with wiper fluid spurting across the windshield, and then the car ran itself off the road. Read More


Building the Tricorder: The race to create a real-life Star Trek medical scanner


Its vision of romantic encounters with aliens and plagues of tribbles may not have come to pass just yet, but Star Trek has proved surprisingly accurate in predicting the future in other ways. Read More


Android news and kids apps contain the most third-party trackers

An academic study of nearly one million Android applications reveals that most apps contain third-party tracking code, and that "news apps and apps targeted at children appear to be amongst the worst in terms of the number of third-party trackers associated with them." Read More

Photos: 60 years of NASA's technological accomplishments

NASA 60 Years

NASA's 60 years of existence, which formally began on October 1, 1958, have been filled with technological milestones, from being the first organization to land a man on the moon to the amazing success of the Curiosity rover on Mars. Read More

Google secretly logs users in

Google secretly logs users in

Almost all users who never used Chrome's Sync feature before might find it surprising that they are logged into Chrome right now, as they read this article, if they've also logged into a Google account somewhere on Gmail, YouTube, or any other service. Read More


NAB phishing fraud hits inboxes

NAB Phishing Scam

Anyone falling for the scam has given the crooks enough information to make transactions using their credit card Read More


Google: To be clear, this is how we track you even with Location History turned off

Google Update

Google has now clarified what turning off the Location History setting really means.Read More


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Banking Trojan specifically targets Australians

Banking Trojans

Security provider warns of Trojan that steals banking credentials and other personal data. Read More


Technology that changed us: The 1970s, from Pong to Apollo

Pong Cabinet

looking at technologies that had an impact on us, paved the way for the future, and changed us, in ways good and bad. Read More


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