From The Atlantic
On January 3, the world learned about a series of major security vulnerabilities in modern microprocessors. Called Spectre and Meltdown, these vulnerabilities were discovered by several different researchers last summer, disclosed to the microprocessors’ manufacturers, and patched—at least to the extent possible.
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Original article: The Conversation
In September 2017, we conducted Australia’s first nationally representative survey focused on young Australians’ news engagement practices.
Our survey of 1,000 young Australians aged eight to 16 indicated that while roughly one third felt they could distinguish fake news from real news, one third felt they could not make this distinction. The other third were uncertain about their ability. Continue reading “Most young Australians can’t identify fake news online”
PC, Mac, Smartphone and Tablet users are under ever-evolving threat from computer viruses and malware. Taking action means understanding what you’re up against. Here’s a look at the major types of malware and their potential impact. Continue reading “Computer Viruses and Malware Facts & FAQs”