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Pornhub users hijacked by malvertising campaign malware infections
Kovter Group malvertising campaign put millions at risk of ad fraud malware infections. Fake browser updates hoodwink users into installing malware.
Oct 10 2017, 10:56AM
Happy 20th birthday PC & Tech Authority magazine!
With our double-decade anniversary comes a fresh new look for the magazine and site!
Oct 9 2017, 12:09PM
Are algorithms making us W.E.I.R.D.?
Western, educated, industrialised, rich and democratic (WEIRD) norms are distorting the cultural perspective of new technologies
Oct 9 2017, 10:14AM
NBNwatch: It's all hopelessly politicised
The joint standing committee’s report reveals the core of the NBN's problems.
Oct 6 2017, 10:52AM
Russians hacked smartphones of 4,000 NATO troops
NATO troops' smartphones are under attack by Russian hackers bent on obtaining information on and exploiting soldiers as well as getting a handle on NATO military capabilities.
Oct 6 2017, 10:39AM
NBNco announces new Sky Muster plans for remote residents
More capacity, better value.
Oct 5 2017, 12:32PM
Yahoo says all 3 billion user accounts were hit by 2013 hack
The news will likely see further class action lawsuits brought against Verizon
Oct 5 2017, 10:34AM
Microsoft sees 300% increase in cyber attacks in the last year
Microsoft's VP of enterprise mobility talks to us about cyber attacks, AI and Teams.
Oct 5 2017, 10:27AM
Explainer: What is the semantic web?
Another idea from the inventor of the web, but what does it mean for the rest of us?
Oct 4 2017, 12:48PM
Race a bigger factor in tech's glass ceiling than gender
But it's especially hard to get promoted in Silicon Valley if you're a minority woman, report notes.
Oct 4 2017, 10:15AM
Google and Apple see dramatic rise in requests for user data
The US government asked for the majority of account data between January and June 2017.
Oct 4 2017, 10:15AM
Evidence of Russian Twitter accounts subverting US election criticised
Twitter's revelation that it had identified about 200 accounts that may have broken its terms of service and were possibly linked to nefarious activity geared toward influencing the 2016 US election criticised in Senate.
Oct 3 2017, 1:04PM
Google to scrap contentious paywall policy
Changes at Google could spell the end for free articles on paywalled news sites.
Oct 3 2017, 12:31PM
Lost the remote? Use your cat
British researchers unveil gesture recognition system that works with any object
Oct 3 2017, 10:24AM
Friday Linky Links: Wookie Blues
First looks, second seasons and yet another Thor trailer in your weekly wrap-up of pop-culture news.
Sep 29 2017, 3:00PM
How Perfect Blue predicted our 2017 tech problems in 1997
Satoshi Kon's 20-year-old masterpiece is still pertinent today.
Sep 29 2017, 9:41AM
Upgrade Australia 6 - In pictures!
All the action from a great a night of tech, PC hardware, prizes, and of course, our mighty BEAST PC giveaway!
Sep 27 2017, 1:17PM
Devastating phishing attacks dominate 2017
Kaspersky Labs products blocked 51 million phishing attempts; mobile ransomware attacks are up 250% percent; and Ironscales' own research estimates 95 percent of successful attacks start with phishing.
Sep 27 2017, 12:50PM
From apps to robots and VR: How technology is helping treat autism
Millions of people are affected by autism worldwide, but now technology is doing its bit to deliver a better quality of life for all.
Sep 27 2017, 12:36PM
Back to the Future: NBN’s big Corporate Plan furphies
"... lies, damned lies, and statistics."
Sep 27 2017, 11:00AM
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