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Norton's report not only shows nearly 50% of young Australians stalking ex or current partners, but also "uncovers a rise of devices infected with stalkerware, with a 63% increase seen between September 2020 and May 2021."

Published in Home Tech

With 37% of Australians experiencing cybercrime in the last 12 months, according to Norton, which styles itself as NortonLifeLock these days, the costs are higher than ever, with cybercrime victims collectively spending nearing 2.7 billion hours trying to resolve their issues, with Australian losses at $3 billion.

Published in Security

Norton, which these days styles itself as "NortonLifeLock" following its purchase of the LifeLock business in the US, has released its Norton 360 for Gamers globally, featuring "dark web monitoring for gamer tags, a secure VPN, and fewer product notifications to combat game disruption".

Published in Home Tech

The results from the 2018 Norton LifeLock Cyber Safety have revealed some startlingly sober stats that Australians shouldn't ignore, given the money lost and time wasted in trying to recover from the very real threat of cyber crime.

Published in Security

Symantec has released new research on mobile app privacy on iOS and Android that uncovers how much personal info your apps are gathering, along with a list of 68 fake Android apps featuring aggressively awful adware.

Published in Security

Dubbed as potentially "the most important piece of digital equipment in Australian homes in 2018", Symantec says its Core router is "the solution to help keep cyber criminals out of Australian homes".

Published in Home Tech

Australia will be the second country to get Norton Core's Wi-Fi and device security for the connected home, which are claimed to deliver protection for all IoT devices, PCs, Macs, phones, tablets and more, with arguably the best security router available.

Published in Home Tech

Symantec's annual survey of consumer cyber crime - conducted for its Norton by Symantec business unit - has found Australians lost $2.3 billion last year.

Published in Security
Tuesday, 20 February 2018 15:36

Many adults turn a blind eye to cyber crime

Forty-three percent of adults believe at least one type of cyber crime is always or sometimes acceptable.

Published in Core Dump

With Android seen as the Windows of the mobile world, it's no surprise to see Windows-type malware being redesigned for Android devices.

Published in Mobility

From trolling, to threats of physical violence, to sexual abuse, the number of men and women falling victim to online harassment continues sadly rising.

Published in Home Tech

A new report on Wi-Fi security shows 66% of Aussies use public Wi-Fi unsafely, yet while 60% believe their info is safe, they don’t know how to use Wi-Fi safely.

Published in Home Tech
Thursday, 27 April 2017 15:45

Cyber attackers reveal new levels of ambition

Symantec’s Internet Security Report Volume 22 reveals new levels of ambition and sophistication displayed by cyber attackers.

Published in Security

A 15-year-old flaw in every version of Windows right from XP to Windows 10 allows a malicious attacker to take control of a system through the anti-virus software running on the system.

Published in Security
Tuesday, 07 March 2017 10:43

Aussie SMBs lose $6600 for each cyber attack

Australian small to medium businesses — that is 97% of all Australian businesses — lose around $6600 each time they suffer a cyber attack, according to Norton’s recent SMB Cyber Security Survey.

Published in Security
Tuesday, 24 January 2017 17:17

Online is the new school bully's playground

A total of 54% of Australian parents believe their children are more likely to be bullied online instead of on the school playground.

Published in Security
Friday, 06 January 2017 13:07

Norton extends core business to Core router

Security company Norton (by Symantec) has previewed its move into high-performance Wi-Fi routers to provide complete security for connected homes at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show.

Published in Home Tech
Wednesday, 21 December 2016 09:20

Cyber crime and ID theft on the up

Norton held its traditional end of year media briefing (a.k.a. Christmas lunch) and presented an overview of the security issues facing consumers.

Published in Security

NordVPN, a provider of secure and anonymous virtual private networks, has a list of apps that iOS device users may want to utilise to strengthen their online security. It includes apps from vendors like Norton.

Published in Security
Sunday, 18 December 2016 12:56

Mobile devices are the new attack vector

While Android phones and tablets are the primary mobile attack vector, iOS is more than ever a target – Symantec found nine new iOS threat families back in 2015.

Published in Security
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