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News

Tinder's Teen Version Raises Cyber Safety Concerns - the Huffington Post

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Teens accessing the controversial dating app Tinder via its underage section may become the target of sexual predators, experts fear. Read more

Australian blogger felt ‘violated’ by hackers - the New Daily

Thursday, 7 April 2016

A Melbourne blogger has told of her distress after having her Instagram account hacked and held for ransom by American criminals. Read more

Fashion blogger Rozalia Russian targeted in Instagram hacking and extortion - The Age

Wednesday, 6 April 2016

Fashion blogger Rozalia Russian has been forced to rethink the security of her social media platforms after a hacker staged a "takeover" of her Instagram account and extorted about $5000 for its return. Read more

Elite Melbourne private school bans students from sharing pictures and videos of classmates online to 'protect their safety' - The Daily Mail

Wednesday, 6 April 2016

An elite private school has banned students from sharing photos and footage of fellow classmates on social media to protect their safety. Read more

Accessing free wi-fi is a big risk - Adelaide Advertiser

Saturday, 2 April 2016

BANK accounts are being put at serious risk when using any of the growing public wi-fi hot spots as they can be hacked with little more than a radio receiver from an electronics store or a brief online tutorial, technology experts caution. Read more