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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

Cybersecurity goes awol, big time, in Germany

What a way to kick off the new year!   Yet again, the vulnerabilities of the internet and the whole cybersecurity “apparatus” is shown not only to be wanting, but seemingly, easily breached. The latest revelation of a “big” cyber breach……from SecurityWeek  “Hundreds of German politicians, including Chancellor Angela Merkel, have fallen victim to a…

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When security of the internet – and how regularly – is breached

Krebs on Security is an invaluable source of information – and advice – on all matters of security relating to the internet.  The latest, frightening stats…. “2.3 Billion – Stolen Credentials Over 2.3 Billion usernames and passwords were reported spilled from 51 organizations in 2017. The frequency of credential spills has remained extremely consistent for two…

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Happy Birthday not warranted

We all know by now how the actions of FaceBook and Google are treacherous and all encompassing.     Bottom line…user beware! So, this piece from the Australian Financial Review (behind a paywall) – republishing the article from The Telegraph, London – is “interesting”…. “It has revolutionised the internet and changed the way billions live, communicate and search…

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Not so much luck (think criminal activity) in the Lucky Country!

Australia has been described – and many of its citizens think it is – that it is the “Lucky Country”.      Not in relation to cyber security!    A report by PwC claims that 45% of companies surveyed have encountered cyber fraud. “Australian companies are being ripped off more than ever by customers, suppliers and cyber-hackers…

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Security! The havoc and cost of a cyber attack

As countries join in on attacking each other’s computer systems – remember Israel started it ages ago when it, in effect, knocked out, or at least set back, Iran’s development of atomic weaponry by neutralising the computer system being deployed in that development – some sober facts as disclosed in an article “World warned of ‘cyber-geddon’ as nations fight computer…

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