According to a recent report, there has been a 20 percent spike in cyberattacks during the Covid-19 outbreak. Around 445 million fraud incidents have been registered since the beginning of the year. In this article, we explore some of the reasons data security is still important and consider the most common cyberattacks this year. read more...comments: 0
Over 14 million people fall victim to online identity theft every year. If you don't keep your sensitive data safe, criminals can gain access to your email, credit card, medical records, personal photos, and more. To make sure this doesn't happen, follow our 5 simple rules. read more...comments: 0
Internet users are besieged from all directions by online privacy threats.
Governments have nervously taken note of this trend and have created legislation pertaining to data security, online privacy and the internet. Though such legislation claims to be an effort to protect personal data, the attempts have drawn criticism as clumsy and misguided.
For Aussies, the Assistance and Access (AA) Bill of 2018 is an example. The bill massively expanded the Australian government’s power to gather and access data, especially encrypted data. read more...