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  • 'Mind-blowingly awesome' Telstra phishing scam detected

    ​A sophisticated phishing email purporting to be from Telstra has been identified by MailGuard. "It's just mind-blowingly awesome," the security vendor's CEO Craig McDonald said on Monday.

    Written by George Nott05 July 16 13:13
  • Aussies lost $230 million to scams in 2015

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) Targeting Scams Report found in total, more than $229 million was lost to scams in 2015.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner16 May 16 10:22
  • Android stock browser vulnerable to URL spoofing

    A vulnerability in Android's default Web browser lets attackers spoof the URL shown in the address bar, allowing for more credible phishing attacks.

    Written by Lucian Constantin21 May 15 02:01
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  • How to Avoid Online Scams When Selling Your Old iPhone or iPad

    A lot of people right now are selling their old iPhones and iPad minis to trade up to the supersized iPhone 6 models. Unfortunately, I suspect some of them are being scammed out of their devices -- I nearly was.

    Written by James A. Martin12 Sept. 14 23:37
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  • Top 12 Security Slideshows of 2012

    As 2012 comes to a close, it's time to reflect on the security trends of the year with this look at the hottest security slideshows of 2012.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud24 Dec. 12 14:14
  • Top 12 IT Security Stories of 2012

    The holidays are nearly here and 2012 is on the way out. It's time to reflect on some of the most popular security stories and tips of the year as we prepare for 2013.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud20 Dec. 12 17:20
  • Opinion: The Petraeus scandal and computer ethics

    Last week Gen. David Petraeus, the director of the Central Intelligence Agency, resigned in response to what has turned out to be a much bigger scandal than it first appeared.

    Written by Mark Gibbs20 Nov. 12 15:44

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