Beyond Infinity Show Notes 7/06/16


Part 2 of our interview with RMIT’s Dr Ian Storey, on the escalating threat of cyber crime — to us all

Ransomware Attacks

Thousands targeted by ‘ransomware’ email scam which copies AGL Energy bills
93% of phishing emails are now ransomware

Password Megabreaches

Cluster of “megabreaches” compromises a whopping 642 million passwords
Check if your email is compromised


Mysterious Stuxnet copycat discovered

Mobile Phones

Victoria Police may scan mobile phones for texting drivers
Australia is putting traffic lights in the ground because you’re glued to your phone


Space junk poses threat to navigation and communication satellites
Stuff in Space