The Australian Labor Party’s Shadow Minister for Communications Michelle Rowland has expressed concern that Australia has ranked last out of 36 OECD countries on entry level fixed-broadband affordability.

Telecommunications and data centre provider Macquarie Telecom Group is trumpeting the delivery of five successive years of profitable growth as it reports a 6% jump in 2019 full year revenue to $246.6 million from $233.6 million the previous year - but dampened by a 3% decrease in after tax net profit of $16.5 million compared to $17.0 million in 2018, due to depreciation.

Four of Australia’s security firms have questioned whether enough is being done to defend businesses and organisations against security attacks by cybercriminals in the wake of a report by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) revealing malicious or criminal attacks dominated data breaches over a three month period to the end of June.

Consumers who know what their NBN plan’s ‘typical evening speed’ should are more satisfied with their provider (78%) than those who do not know (68.1%) according to a new research report.

ZEBRA SPONSORED NEWS. In today’s on-demand economy consumers have the luxury of shopping wherever and however they want. Zebra’s 2019 Shopper Vision Study revealed that shoppers still prefer to shop in-store over online, but brick and mortar retailers still need to be able to provide the level of convenience that shoppers are accustomed to.

The Greater Western Sydney region is the new hotspot for crypto in NSW, with 4 out of the top 10 suburbs with the most users being located in the west of Sydney, according to a report from cryptocurrency exchange Independent Reserve.

Global sales of smartphones to end users declined 1.7% in the second quarter of 2019, totaling 368 million units - with sales of Apple's iPhone still in a steady downward spiral, according to a new report from analyst firm Gartner.

Malicious or criminal attacks were the largest source of data breaches in Australia in the three months to the end of June this year, accounting for 62% of all data breaches, according to a new report from the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC).

Wednesday, 28 August 2019 11:43

CamScanner on Android contains malware

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The free version of CamScanner on Android contains malware, remove it now.

Small to medium businesses around the world continue to cite budget constraints and a lack of time and personnel to research new security threats, as the main obstacles facing the implementation of their IT security roadmap, according to a new report.

Bitcoin’s new normal bottom is US$10,000, according to the chief of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations, deVere Group.

The financial impact of ransomware rose by 60% in 2018, losses from business email compromise (BEC) doubled, cryptojacking incidents - the unauthorised use of others’ computing resources to conduct cryptomining - more than tripled, and there continued to be a steady stream of high-profile data breaches, according to a report from the Internet Society’s Online Trust Alliance.

Business losses to cybercrime data breaches will rise from US$3 trillion each year to over US$5 trillion in 2024, an average annual growth of 11%, according to a new global cybersecurity report.

Tuesday, 27 August 2019 21:19

MSI Raider GE65 9SE Laptop Review

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We’ve been impressed by MSI’s all-rounder notebooks for a couple of years now.

I don't know if President Trump knows that Samsung has "The Wall", now available in its most anticipated large format Micro LED panel technology, but it is Samsung's latest digital display innovation!

A small but influential group including some of the world’s leading thinkers in artificial intelligence and machine learning are coming together in Townsville in north Queensland at the beginning of September to address what is said to be one of the biggest advances in software engineering in recent decades.

Employers have been warned that staff using their own laptops or tablets to transfer and store confidential business information could potentially compromise their business.

Communications provider MNF Group has reported a drop in revenue of 2.3% to $215.6 million for 2019 compared to 2018, and also a 4% decline in NPAT to $11.4 million for the year.

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