Alert Service
6 February 2015

February 2015 Newsletter

A belated welcome to 2015! For many of us, the festive season is no more than a pleasant memory and the working year is underway. There is no better time for you to revisit and upgrade protection for your information online....
Learn more
Alert Service
5 December 2014

December 2014 Newsletter

The festive season is nearly here and you may find some unwanted offers in your email inbox. Christmas is an opportune time for scammers to send you deceptive emails as you may be distracted by heavier than usual seasonal work, family and social demands. These distractions may prompt you to click on links, download apps or open documents without properly considering your actions. As we mentioned in the November newsletter, criminals are increasingly using innovative tactics to convince people to respond to fake requests or click on links to malware-infected websites. These efforts include ...
Learn more
Alert Service
4 November 2014

November 2014 Newsletter

In the past month there have been a number of noteworthy scams that have shown innovation in the effort to target victims....
Learn more
Alert Service
3 October 2014

October 2014 Newsletter

The big online safety news from recent weeks has been the discovery of a vulnerability dubbed ‘Shellshock’, in a common piece of software called the GNU Bourne Again Shell (Bash), used by a vast number of computers and devices....
Learn more
Alert Service
9 September 2014

September 2014 Newsletter

In recent months we have warned of many social media scams—hoaxes that use sensational claims in order to get you to click on a malicious link or respond with your information....
Learn more
Alert Service
31 July 2014

August 2014 Newsletter

In the past we have advised about the hacking of many major websites. In recent weeks we have seen more prominent breaches....
Learn more
Alert Service
4 July 2014

July 2014 Newsletter

Thanks to everyone who shared the messages of online safety and security during this year’s Stay Smart Online Week. We value the feedback we receive and enjoy seeing the positive impact the Stay Smart Online program can have on people’s lives....
Learn more
Alert Service
30 May 2014

June 2014 Newsletter

Stay Smart Online Week - 2 to 6 June #SSOW2014...
Learn more
Alert Service
5 May 2014

May 2014 Newsletter

Going online, much like leaving your house, involves accepting some level of risk. We could stay home, we could unplug our computers from the internet and be as safe as possible, but for most of us, the risk of going out and online is worthwhile....
Learn more
Alert Service
7 April 2014

April 2014 Newsletter

On 8 April 2014, Microsoft will no longer support Windows XP....
Learn more
Connect with Stay Smart Online
  • RSS feed