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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29 July 2015

Critical vulnerability reportedly exposes...

Security researchers have uncovered a vulnerability they claim exposes 95 percent of Android phones to malicious individuals who simply need the user’s phone number to launch an attack....
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29 July 2015

Be wary of scammers claiming to be from...

You are advised to be wary of calls from scammers who claim to be from government departments and who ask for personal or financial details. The New South Wales Department of Finance, Services and Innovation has warned of such a scam primarily targeting elderly people or people in regional communities.  ...
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Alert Service
24 July 2015

Apply updates to Windows and Chrome to protect...

Google and Microsoft have released updates this week to address vulnerabilities in their widely used software products....
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Alert Service
15 July 2015

Alert Priority High | New Flash Player...

Files leaked onto the internet have exposed new vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player that could allow hackers to compromise users’ computers....
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