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Small Businesses Are More Susceptible To Online Attacks

While big organisations may be used to being targeted by various forms of online attacks, an increasing number of small businesses are falling victim to cybercriminals, according to a security expert from Cisco. He also shared some advice on how small businesses can better protect themselves online. More »      

How To Find And Fix The Latest NTP Exploits On Windows And Linux Machines

Earlier this week, a set of vulnerabilities wwere released that can crash or cause other issues with certain versions of the Network Time Protocol (NTP) daemon, used to synchronise clocks on a variety of computers, with a single malformed packet. Show More Summary

How To Recognise A Stroke And What You Should Know About Their Treatment

One in every six people will experience a stroke during their lifetime. And by the time you have read this article, it’s likely that someone in Australia will have experienced one. Stroke kills more women than breast cancer and more men than prostate cancer yet you’re unlikely to read much about it. Show More Summary

Briefly: Doctor Who Explained, Planet Coaster Killer, IQ Hacker

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including. Doctor Who's appeal explained by Peter Capaldi, 19 signs that point to intelligence, does Planet Coaster work as a murder simulator? More »      

Hump Day Deals: Cheap iPads, 70% Off At Masters, $299 PlayStation 4

Hump day (AKA Wednesday) is arguably the most boring day of the week. So why not liven things up by grabbing one of these nifty online bargains? Deals that caught our eye this week include. OzBargain's 10th anniversary sale, cheap wines from Vinomofo, get a PlayStation 4 Slim for $299 from JB Hi-Fi. More »      

The Best Tech Deals From OzBargain's 10th Anniversary Sale [Updated]

The Aussie deals forum OzBargain turned ten years old this week. To celebrate, the site is throwing a 10th anniversary sale with huge savings on PC components, gaming gear, audio products, laptops, smartphones, iPads and more. Here are the best deals. More »      

Alert: Scammers Are Sending Fake AppleID Texts To iPhone Users

Some iPhone users have received text messages, purportedly from Apple, that claim their AppleID has been disabled. There's a dubious link in the text that implores users to click it to unlock their accounts. We've confirmed that the link is malicious. Here's what we know. More »      

Is Australia Post's ShopMate Worth The Money?

ShopMate is a freight-forwarding service run by Australia Post that solves a common online shopping problem. In short, it sets up a US postal address so that you can buy items that don't ship internationally. Purchases are then forwarded onto you for a "small" fee. Show More Summary

Siri Vs Google Assistant: Which App Is Smarter? [Infographic]

Siri and Google Assistant basically do the same thing. they're mobile "digital assistants" that can be used to effortlessly set reminders, access apps, get directions and answer random questions via voice command. This infographic from product reviews site Zlated compares both products in a series of pitched tests, ranging from memory to affability. More »      

Siri Vs Google Assistant: Which App Is Better? [Infographic]

Siri and Google Assistant basically do the same thing. they're mobile "digital assistants" that can be used to effortlessly set reminders, access apps, get directions and answer random questions via voice command. This infographic from product reviews site Zlated compares both products in a series of pitched tests, ranging from memory to affability. More »      

Australians Suck At Online Security At Home And In The Workplace

Despite increased awareness of cybercrime and potential ramifications of online attacks, Australians continue to have a cavalier attitude towards online security, according to survey of over 1000 local consumers. This attitude carries...Show More Summary

Deals: Pay What You Want For 160 Hours Of Coding Training

There’s no doubt about it. coding is still one of the most marketable skills out there. So, if you’re looking to add some stopping power to your resume, picking up the Pay What You Want. Learn to Code 2017 Bundle isn’t a bad idea. Loaded with training in today’s most popular programming tools, this collection can turn you into an in-demand coding pro. More »      

Australian IaaS Cloud Market Is Set To Reach $1 Billion By 2020

More than half of Australian CIOs are planning to invest more in public cloud infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) in the next 12 month. This will contribute to a 60% growth in the IaaS business locally, reaching $621 million by the end of the year, according to new research. More »      

The PlayStation Network Is Down (For The Umpteenth Time)

Yes, the PlayStation Network (PSN) is down yet again after being unavailable to gamers on numerous occasions these past few months. Here are the details. More »      

Small Businesses Can Get Long-Term Financial Boost Through Social Responsibility

Small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) that invest in corporate social responsibility can expect financial rewards as well as enhanced reputations, according to a new study of small businesses in Malaysia. Corporate social responsibility...Show More Summary

ESET Releases Free Decryption Tool For Victims Of Crysis Ransomware

Last week, we reported that the master decryption keys for the Crysis ransomware have been made public. Now security vendor ESET has come out with a free tool to help Crysis ransomware victims recover their files by decrypting them. Here are the details. More »      

What Is Thunderstorm Asthma?

If you suffer from itchy eyes, a runny nose, headaches and excessive sneezing this time of year, you’re certainly not alone. Hay fever or allergic rhinitis is an allergic reaction to pollen and affects one in six Australians. But when you combine high pollen counts with thunderstorms and warm weather, a much more serious phenomenon can unfold. Show More Summary

Briefly: World Chess Championship, Taskbar Doom, Dune Returns

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including. The World Chess Championship gets interesting, Frank Herbert's Dune makes a comeback, the ten countries with the highest average wealth. More »      

Oracle Australia Creates 200 New Jobs To Support Cloud Growth

Enterprise hardware and software giant Oracle is hiring 200 additional staff for a digital sales hub in Sydney, Australia. The company is looking for digital sales professionals to help woo mid-sized organisations that are looking to transition to the cloud. Here's are the details. More »      

Elevator Pitch: Equitise

Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we're talking with Chris Gilbert, co-founder of Equitise. More »      

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