The Cyber Safety Project BlogAll the latest in cyber safety and digital wellbeing.
How to stop Flutbot voicemail text message scams with SMS filtering
Recently, thousands of Australians have received text messages from unknown numbers containing Flutbot malware. Find out how to keep yourself safe from these scams.
5 Habits of a Cyber Savvy Educator
5 habits of a cyber savvy educator that can positively influence the safety and digital wellbeing of the students in your class.
Parent Guide: Empowering Your Teen To Tame Their Screen Time
Empower your teen to take control of their screen time through reflective practices and proactive strategies to self manage their own digital balance.
App Watch: Is Poparazzi Safe For Kids?
Poparazzi is the latest trending social networking platform where your friends are your paparazzi and you are theirs. Learn the Poparazzi lingo and read our advice on this popular app.
Your Child’s Biggest Influencer
Parents modelling healthy technology use is an effective way to help a child learn to use it responsibly. Let's demonstrate to our children the type of healthy technology use we'd like to see them adopt.
Game Insights: Minecraft Bedrock Edition
Minecraft is a creative sandbox game that sparks imagination and fosters creativity and problem solving skills. Read our tips to help your child enjoy this game safely.
Protect Your Personal Data
As we communicate across multiple platforms to learn, work, connect and play we leave a trail of digital footprints filled with identifying and personal information. Use our tips and resources to help prevent your information and content from falling into the wrong hands.
Game Insights: Among Us
Since its launch in 2018, Among Us has seen over 90 million downloads globally and is played by users of all ages. Find out more about the risks, modes of play, and our advice to help your family stay safe when playing Among Us.
Parents Guide: Netflix
For parents managing screen time, binge watching and filtering age appropriate content, Netflix is yet another online service to battle. The good news is there are Parental Controls within Netflix settings that can dramatically reduce the risk of your children accessing Netflix content that could be too crass for kids.
Game Insights: Roblox
EVERY TIME we visit a school we ask the students, "What do you do online?". Without fail, we hear "I play Roblox". Targeted to young digital users (13 and under) Roblox is a maker style, collaborative online game platform where players can enjoy the challenge of navigating mazes and obstacles and simulating real life role play. Like any online game, this platform comes with risks and dangers.
App Watch: TikTok
If you are a parent of a young person you will have undoubtedly heard of TikTok – a video-sharing app that allows users to create and share 15-second videos, on any topic. Literally ANYTHING! Stay informed and up to date with our info and hot tips!
Parent Guide: Netflix Cartoons Too Crass for Kids
At first glance these animated series may look innocent enough. However ... be warned: they are not designed for children. Here we list three Netflix original animated series gaining popularity with Australian audiences ... AND likely to be topics of playground chatter at a school near you!