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Read our latest insights below on the myriad of weekly global Privacy issues and

why it is so important to get your important matters and plans organised –

as we put in context the nature of LifeBank as the offline internet

Facebook, Google and Twitter are right there looking over your shoulder!

The fact may not surprise, but the nature and extent doubtlessly will.    The scourge of Google, Facebook and Twitter invading our privacy as revealed by CNBC: “What you may not realize, though, is 76 percent of websites now contain hidden Google trackers, and 24 percent have hidden Facebook trackers, according to the Princeton Web…

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Welcome to 2018!…..with more cybersecurity headaches to come

Anyone who thought that the experts had caught up with all the cybersecurity issues which confronted us all in 2017, think again.    In fact, the pundits, who know say, that 2018 will present its own issues (as The Age newspaper reports)….. “2018 will be the year malicious software becomes smarter and cyber criminals increasingly chase…

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It’s medical records they are after

We have at LifeBank being saying for a long time that credit cards are not the primary target of those hacking into systems – it’s medical records. A very recent article in Forbes explains it all….. “In 2016, there were 3 million consumer credit card complaints, 42% of them fraud-related and 13% connected to identity theft.…

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Security on the internet?

PwC did a survey of some 2000 Americans over the age of 18 recently….and the result was this  of consumers believe companies are vulnerable to hacks and cyberattacks.  of consumers believe most companies handle their sensitive personal data responsibly. of consumers feel they have complete control over their personal information. of consumers believe businesses, not…

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Not healthy now….nor a healthy outlook!

Australia, like many other countries, has been grappling with establishing a universal health information / record system – initially called MyHealth. Some A$2million later, things are not looking good for getting the whole system up and running.    From a blog Australian Health Information Technology a “report” today on where things stand in rolling out…

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Our concerns about security on the net!…. and who we trust

Regular readers of this blog will be familiar with our stressing that everyone should guard against their personal details being so readily available to hackers and cyber attacks, fraud and ransomware, amongst other things. Some interesting results emerge from a survey in Australia, dealing with privacy, as reported in Australian Community Attitudes to Privacy Survey 2017:…

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