cybersecurity

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Businesses must develop ethical, socially responsible, trustworthy, and sustainable data business models to protect consumers' privacy in an increasingly AI-driven world, say UNSW Business School experts.

Cyber warfare

UNSW academics warn that 21st century battles are now being fought digitally, as well as with missiles on land, sea and air.

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Bored of Bitcoin? No flipping time for NFTs? A UNSW cybersecurity expert predicts the future wave of blockchain applications.

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Beware of malicious files called Trojans that could give hackers access to your computer webcam without your knowledge.

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Australia's new voluntary code of practice to make IoT devices more secure may expose consumers to greater risks.

COVIDSafe app

Cybersecurity expert, Professor Sanjay Jha from UNSW Engineering, says that while there may be some concerns with the Government's COVIDSafe app, he is enthusiastic about it's ability to help health officials understand and tackle the spread of COVID-19.

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Parents need to be more vigilant about their child’s internet usage as we spend more time online, cybersecurity expert Richard Buckland warns. 

As the number of COVID-19 victims increased throughout the month of March, so did the number of phishing email attacks.

An overload of COVID-19 communication sets the perfect scene for malicious actors, says a UNSW cybersecurity expert.

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While the data from a fingerprint is very hard to retrieve, cybercriminals can get around biometric technology in various ways. And having a weak passcode is like giving them a hall pass.

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We have not been able to develop an intelligence workforce that can keep up with the speed of advancing technologies and their threat to our national security.

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