Stay Smart Online is the Australian Government's online safety and security website, designed to help everyone understand the risks and simple steps we can take to protect our personal and financial information online.

Alert Service

The Stay Smart Online Alert Service is a free service for Australian internet users, to explain recent online threats and how they can be managed. Browse alerts and subscribe to stay up to date. Home and small business users are provided with easy to understand online safety and security information and solutions to help protect their online safety and privacy.

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1 July 2015

Updates available for your Apple products

Apple has issued updates to address vulnerabilities in several of its widely used products. You are advised to review the Apple security bulletins for QuickTime, Safari, Mac EFI, OS X Yosemite and iOS and install the relevant updates....
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Alert Service
24 June 2015

Updates available for your Adobe software

Adobe has issued security updates to address a critical vulnerability in its Flash Player software that attackers are believed to be exploiting to take control of affected systems....
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Alert Service
23 June 2015

Updates available for your Google Chrome browser

Google has released a new version of its Chrome browser to address multiple vulnerabilities that may allow an attacker to obtain personal information....
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Alert Service
22 June 2015

iOS and OSX flaw allows a malicious app to...

A recently discovered flaw in the way applications are protected on Apple’s iOS and OSX operating systems allows an attacker to steal normally protected sensitive information from other applications....
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