The number of remote access Trojan products has increased tenfold, and authorities face a mammoth task tracking down the criminals behind them.
A new TikTok craze has Australian car owners on high alert after a video showing users how to do one thing went viral.
A man has been charged by federal police for allegedly creating spyware that allowed criminals to remotely control people’s computers – at just the age of 15.
A 24-year-old Melbourne man faces six charges after he allegedly created spyware software used by domestic violence perpetrators and other criminals globally.
Technology used on customers by two Australian retail giants has been temporarily turned off.
A US military veteran has warned Australia that China has spent the last decade learning one “aggressive” tactic from Russia.
Woolies customers have taken to social media to report account hacks, with thieves allegedly stealing funds to buy groceries.
A dramatic rise in phone scams has prompted new regulations forcing telcos do more to protect their customers.
A man has been charged with allegedly scamming a major telecommunications business out of hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Scammers are continuing to use the Covid-19 pandemic to prey on Aussies, with one family losing their life savings after receiving an innocent looking text.
Criminals have defrauded Aussies out of a fortune over the past year, with the consumer watchdog sounding the alarm on one particular type of scam.
Supporters of Julian Assange marched through Melbourne as the WikiLeaks founder spent yet another important date in prison.
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.
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