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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26 August 2015

Alert Priority Moderate | Be careful about...

Concerns over protecting personal information provided to websites have come into focus due to the reported hack of a dating website and the subsequent release of user data into the public domain....
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Alert Service
25 August 2015

Alert Priority High | Updates available for...

Security updates are available for a variety of widely used products including Apple QuickTime, Google Android, Microsoft Internet Explorer and the Drupal content management system for websites and applications....
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Alert Service
20 August 2015

Alert Priority Moderate | Reduce your risk of...

You should closely monitor your use of subscription video on demand (SVOD) services to ensure you do not incur data bill shock (considerable excess data charges) from your internet service provider....
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Alert Service
17 August 2015

Alert Priority High | Apple releases a number...

Apple has issued security updates for a number of its widely used products, including OSX Server, iOS, Safari and Yosemite, to address several vulnerabilities....
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