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Imagine that you want to pull up a certain file on your computer. You click on the file and suddenly a notice flashes on your screen saying your computer has been compromised and in order to get your files back, you need to pay up some money. This, ladies and gentlemen, is ransomware, a nasty […]

The long summer holidays are almost here in Australia. Yippee! For some parents, the idea of spending six weeks with their children is a truly joyous thought, for others – not so much. Getting through a six week vacation relatively unscathed might seem very ambitious.  Arguments around going places, spending money and screen time can […]

Have you made your list of New Year’s resolutions yet? It appears that Google has, and helping make the Internet a safer place is one of them. The company has announced that in 2015, they intend to take a more proactive approach to informing Chrome users that websites beginning with ‘HTTP’ do not securely store […]

Throughout the past year, many mobile messaging apps have come under fire for inherent security vulnerabilities. This month, WhatsApp (one of the largest globally used messaging apps) has gone to great lengths to ensure users’ personal data is protected. Their recent deployment of end-to-end encryption, one of the largest to date, poses the question: is […]

Search is big business for digital companies. The better a social network or search engine can narrow down and deliver information to a user, the better that business can monetize that search data for advertisers seeking to market to niche customers. Yes, it’s fun to connect and engage with friends online and share fun photos […]