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Do you have a screen protector on your Galaxy S10? If so anyone may be able to unlock your device

It seems like today’s the day for biometric unlocking woes. Not content with letting Google have that limelight, Samsung has confirmed that the Galaxy S10’s fingerprint scanner can be thrown off by ‘cheap screen protectors’. This means other people can unlock the device – and authorise app installations and payments …

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Digital bank Up integrates with TransferWise for transparent, best way to move money overseas

The disruption of banking and financial services continues. Not only are digital banks popping up in Australia now (and providing the kinds of digital services the Big 4 can only dream about), but they’re integrating with new and existing services at rapid speed. Australia’s first digital bank Up has partnered …

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Australian federal government demands strong verification to stop mobile number porting theft

The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) has welcomed yesterday’s announcement by the federal government about new telco regulations that mandate stronger industry-wide identity verification measures before mobile numbers can be ported from one provider to another. Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher, announced new telco …

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