New research has revealed our worst fears about sharing personal information with government and businesses online.
Overseas Instagram hackers have swindled more than $20,000 from local Queensland mothers using one dirty tactic.
Aussies who post selfies and videos of themselves online are unwittingly putting themselves at risk of an insidious practice, an expert warns.
Reports of so-called revenge porn have increased by more than half in one age group, the online safety regulator says.
Reports of image-based abuse are up in 2022 - and the majority came from young people.
Major changes introduced to Instagram in Australia will “gaslight” users, a major digital advocacy group has warned.
A ransomware gang that infiltrated Costa Rican computer systems has upped its ransom demand to $US20 million or it will overthrow the government.
With cybersecurity more urgent than ever, the WA Government has unveiled a world-leading protection — its new government cyber security operations centre.
Concerns that hackers will infiltrate a company’s system are growing among small businesses, most of which aren't properly prepared.
An estimated two thirds of Australian businesses and large corporations are vulnerable to cyber attacks due to poor password hygiene.
A mystery toll “glitch” has ripped off almost 80,000 NSW drivers in what has been labelled a “massive stuff up”.
Russian government websites are facing unprecedented cyber attacks after being targeted over events in Ukraine.
A Ukranian man has appeared in a US court accused of carrying out one of America's worst ransomware attacks, which also affected businesses around the globe.
New details have emerged about the accidental leak of hundreds of secret addresses that had been collected as part of NSW’s coronavirus QR code system.
NSW agencies may have waited for almost a month before reporting to cyber authorities a massive hack of sensitive documents.
Meta found and disabled a disinformation network that operated accounts, groups and pages targeting Ukraine across its social networks, the company said late Sunday.
A minister says Aussies will start to see benefits from a scheme that aims to make it easier to apply for a mortgage or switch banks by a certain date.
Experts have revealed exactly how you can spot a fake online dating profile before matching with criminals.
Australians were duped out of tens of millions of dollars through online dating and romance scams last year, and one state was hit the most.
‘If it seems too good to be true, it probably is’: blunt warning as ASIO reveals spies using dating apps for recruitment.
Duncan Murray and Courtney Gould
Cryptocurrency platform Wormhole says a vulnerability has been patched and all funds are safe after hackers stole more than $A449m worth of cryptocurrency.
Tom Wilson and Pushkala Aripaka
Local tech companies say they are being forced to consider relocating interstate as WA’s hard border severely impedes their ability to operate and remain globally competitive.
Consumer advocates claim Aussies are subject to an ‘unacceptable’ number of privacy policies at any one time, most of which won’t protect people from data misuse.
A cyber attack has hit websites of the Ukrainian government, making some inaccessible.
Pavel Polityuk and Tom Balmforth
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