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."
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.
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".
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
Forty-three percent of adults believe at least one type of cyber crime is always or sometimes acceptable.
With Android seen as the Windows of the mobile world, it's no surprise to see Windows-type malware being redesigned for Android devices.
From trolling, to threats of physical violence, to sexual abuse, the number of men and women falling victim to online harassment continues sadly rising.
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.
Symantec’s Internet Security Report Volume 22 reveals new levels of ambition and sophistication displayed by cyber attackers.
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.
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.
A total of 54% of Australian parents believe their children are more likely to be bullied online instead of on the school playground.
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.
Norton held its traditional end of year media briefing (a.k.a. Christmas lunch) and presented an overview of the security issues facing consumers.
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.
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.
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