A tech pick for a clever investment app, Amazon set to take on Ticketmaster and a medical diagnostics lab in your pocket. Continue reading Weekly Tech News Roundup 14/8/2017
The 10 things AI will change by 2050. Hackers take aim at rural Australia. Social media posts cost couple US$1.3 million. Continue reading Weekly Tech News Roundup 7/8/2017
Free Wifi, Evil NBN contractors, Robots and jobs, Adelaide Crows are gaming nerds. Continue reading Weekly Tech News Roundup 19/6/2017
I have got a few reports on some scam emails appearing in business inboxes this Monday morning and I have received the same in my own email.
Here’s how to spot it. Continue reading Scam email aimed at Australian businesses.
Ransomware has Aussies in the crosshairs, Italian court rules that cell phones cause cancer, Australian Govt to force telcos to block malware. Continue reading Weekly Tech News Roundup 24/4/2017
April 6, 2017
As the current United States Administration repeals US broadband privacy rules, US residents are taking a closer look at VPN services with the aim of taking control of their own privacy but dodgy operators are cashing in on the fear. Continue reading Scammers cash in on bogus VPN services
26th International World Wide Web Conference comes to Perth, Apple iCloud hack looms large, some of the better April Fools pranks in Tech. Continue reading Weekly Tech News Roundup 3/4/2017
Internet down? Could be the sun, google maps update allows location sharing, “unpatchable” flaw turns antivirus software against you. Continue reading Weekly Tech News Roundup 27/3/2017
Optus strong arms subscribers into rushed NBN decision, Elon Musk offers solution to SA’s power woes, “Fully Loaded” Kodi boxes could be illegal. Continue reading Weekly Tech News Update 13/3/2017
Google looking to employ Aussie hackers, 3D printed vertebrae helps Indian woman walk again, Robots should pay your taxes : Bill Gates.
Pirate Telephone Company fights back against scammers, Tesltra gets behind 5G trials, Russian hackers crack the pokies. Continue reading Weekly Tech News Roundup 13/2/2017
A look at the iPhone 8 rumours, Foxtel v. Facebook Live Streaming, thousands of printers hacked. Continue reading Weekly Tech News Roundup 6/2/2017
A tough lesson on web reviews, developments in Ransomware, Hyperloop “races” find winning design. Continue reading Weekly Tech News Roundup 30/1/2017
I am BACK for 2017 and during my break we had a few things happen.
A nasty Gmail phishing exploit, Computer geeks recruited by FBI to dig around customer computers and the madness that is CES2017. Continue reading Weekly Tech News Roundup 16/1/2017
I saw a lot happen in my own neck of the woods so expect a little local flavour this week. Continue reading Weekly Tech News Roundup 12/12/2016
Using flash? STOP IT NOW because hackers love Flash! LinkedIn 2012 breach data is up for sale and some Telstra subscribers are still struggling to get back online. Continue reading Weekly News Roundup 23/5/2016
The 4 critical steps when it comes to getting your business online, the 1 mistake most businesses make and how to avoid it.
I get lots of questions about setting up websites and domains and many people feel confused over what they are buying and how much it should cost and how it all works. The easiest way I find to explain this especially to business owners is to draw parallels to running a real shop or office. Continue reading Websites and Domains explained for business.
Beta testing of Malwarebytes Anti-Ransomware offers hope against one of the biggest cyber threats today. Continue reading Malwarebytes steps up to tackle Ransomware
I am back for 2016 and there is already some news to cover.
Netflix getting serious about region blockers, Space X is crashing rockets and it is actually a good thing and the Mobile App curation ball is dropped heavily by Google and Apple with culturally insensitive game getting attention. Continue reading Weekly News Roundup 18/1/2016
It is tipped that 2016 will be the year that encryption, privacy and mass surveillance will become one of the biggest concerns in mainstream and legislative discussion.
It started long ago when we started whispering and using coded messages to communicate. No way did we want Bob in purchasing to know about the after work party next week (I don’t know a Bob in purchasing but you get the idea). We didn’t want our manager to know that we were looking for work with a competitor. As for the spouse, we wanted to keep that secret savings account for that special occasion secret (birthdays and stuff, the good kind of secret). Continue reading Should we have a right to privacy?