Cyber criminals will use any weakness in software and apps to access your phone or device.
You can protect yourself by installing the updates that are regularly distributed by the company and are designed to fix these weaknesses. These updates can introduce new features as well as fix newly discovered vulnerabilities.
To stay one step ahead of updates, and cyber criminals, we recommend that you set your phone and device/s to auto update.
For more information about other mitigation strategies to help you better protect yourself, read the Essential Eight Explained.
To report a cyber-security incident or cybercrime, go to ReportCyber and report it.