Learn about cyber security
As the threat of cyber-attacks grow, it is the responsibility of everyone to help mitigate the risks posed.
Watch the following short videos to learn more about these cyber-crimes and how you can defend yourself.
Vishing - Watch this hacker break into a company
This is how hackers hack you using simple social
Social engineers, or people hackers, specialize in getting you to share information you shouldn't -- like personal details that could lead to a password being stolen.
SMiShing - Be fraud smart
Are you sure you know who that text is
SMiShing is a scam where fraudsters send fake text messages that appear to be from people or organisations that you know.
This video explains the risks of clicking on a link or calling a number in a text that you weren’t expecting – especially if it appears to be from your bank.
What is Phishing?
Phishing is a type of scam that attempts to gain
personal information by pretending to be an official email from a
Phishers can disguise themselves as banks, businesses, government agencies and even your friends.
Phishing scam emails can be as authentic looking as the real thing, complete with official logos and contact information. Usually they ask you to enter your private login information to verify or correct a “problem” with your account. Once you enter your password, your private information is now in the hands of scammers.
What is ransomware?
What is ransomware and how can I protect
Ransomware is a very popular type of malicious code that has a very peculiar operation. It hijacks your files and asks for a monetary ransom.
Keep your mobile devices secure
Living mobile secure
How private is your personal information?
Data to Go
You're more at risk of identity fraud then you think. Sharing personal details like your date of birth, address and phone number can make you vulnerable. Don't make it easy for identity fraudsters.
How safe is the information we share online?
What does 'cyber security' actually mean? What's a "hacker"? How safe is the information we share online? Watch the following videos to find out.
- Cybersecurity 101 - what does cyber
The Internet is fundamentally insecure. However, there are simple things you can do to protect yourself and your information.
- Cyber codes - how safe is your online
Do you trust the security of your email, text messages, and browser history? Learn how trustworthy online communication actually is and how encryption can protect your privacy. Sometimes.
- A cyber privacy parable - does it really matter what
you share on social media?
Hackers may not be who we think they are. In fact, you might be a hacker and not even know it. Learn the true meaning of hacking and some of the many reasons that hackers hack.
- The secret lives of hackers - what is a
Follow the trials and tribulations of Tim as a seemingly innocent piece of digital information threatens to ruin his life when it falls into the wrong hands.
Discover why the Internet is insecure. See how codes can protect your online secrets and what motivates hackers to hack. And learn why you should be careful about what you post online.