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Apple and Google Partner Up to Offer Covid-19 Contact Tracing

Apple Google Partnership for contact tracing

FBI issues warning about COVID-19 scams

They will keep coming thick and fast... everyone has an emotional trigger relating to COVID-19, so make sure you are aware of the latest cyber security scams. These COVID-19 scams will arrive any moment in your inbox!

Did the FBI get Apple to kill iCloud backup encryption? More hype! Security & privacy… and convenience rule.

WhatsApp Hack
There's been lots of hype and media coverage in tech news about Apple and iCloud backups, and convenience vs security over the past few days. The double edged sword.... recovery options, two step options, and 'who owns the recovery key'? Any 5 eyes government wanting access to user data!? Hmmmm..... Fail safe or fail secure.... Apple have their own...

Banks halt currency service after Travelex cyber-attack


New Apple iOS13.1 fix + security & privacy features you should know about

Apple iOS13 security privacy features
So, what's the big deal with Apple's iOS13 update besides Dark Mode and Apple Arcade? What's with the latest fix that's just been released - iOS13.1? There's a number of notable bug fixes and new security and privacy enhancements you should get familiar with, which are detailed below. If you're lucky enough to have a brand-new iPhone 11...

#StaySmartOnlineWeek – Steps to lock down your online security

In the spirit of #staysmartonline week which runs from Monday the 7th to the 13th of October 2019, I thought Iā€™d share some handy cyber tips to help lock down your online security. By sharing this information, I want to ensure everyone can proactively protect themselves from cyber-crime, and the most common threats online. It's not hard to do - just...

Prime Minister Jacinda Arden introduces the Beyond the Christchurch Call panel at eSafety19

Very passionate about the Christchurch Call - was a fantastic panel discussion at eSafety19 conference co-hosted by Netsafe and the Office of the eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman-Grant in Sydney on the 11th September, 2019. Prime Minister Jacinda Arden recorded a moving, and powerful opening for the Beyond the Christchurch Call panel. The panel of experts looked at the role...

Google calendar event phish scam! Watch out!

Google Calendar Phish
Hopefully like most people I know by now - you are keeping an eye out for suspicious emails, and making sure you don't click on email links or opening attachments. The problem is that cyber attackers know that more people are a bit more cyber savvy these days, and as a result are using new alternate ways to convince...