Last Week’s 10 Biggest Posts

You wanted: KFC cooking tips, an NBN technology explainer and an overview of Australia’s struggling porn industry. Kick off your Monday by checking out the ten most popular posts from last week.

  1. Meet The Cop Behind NSW Police’s Hilarious Facebook Page
    You may not know Sydneysider Dejan Stojadinovic’s name, but we can almost guarantee he’s made you laugh recently. Why? Because Dejan is the man behind those hilarious NSW Police Force Facebook posts we all love.
  2. Click Frenzy 2017: Here Are The Best Deals [Updated]
    Australia’s Click Frenzy sale is now in full swing. If you missed out last night you still have 12 hours to snap up an online bargain, including some solid deals on video games, computers and electronics. Here are the best Click Frenzy deals so far, with links to buy.
  3. How I Skipped The NBN Waiting List To Get 70Mbps Download Speeds
    Poor bandwidth makes downloading content and working in the cloud impractical. Like many Australians, these are two activities that have become critical to the way I live my life. When the NBN skipped my house because it was in the older stages of the estate I live in, I decided to take matters into my own hands.
  4. How To Get A Refund From Telstra For Slow NBN Speeds
    Telstra has announced it will start reimbursing customers after failing to deliver on promised NBN speeds. The telco has blamed the different technologies behind the NBN for the inconsistent speeds. Here’s how to get your refund.
  5. WannaCry Ransomware Explained By An Aussie Security Expert
    A bottle of wine is a common gift, but if you have a little travel between the bottle you want to give and the person you’re giving it to, you want to make sure it survives the journey. Grab a pair of socks — here’s the easiest way to do that.
  6. NBN Technology 101: The World’s Most Confusing Network Explained
    We thought we were going to enjoy 100Mbps of speedy internet access, then the politicians got involved and we ended up with something of a dog’s breakfast – or dog’s vomit according to some. So, what are the connectivity options that the NBN will deliver and how do they differ? Let’s take a look.
  7. How To Make Real KFC Chicken (With All 11 ‘Secret’ Herbs And Spices)
    The recipe for KFC chicken used to be a closely guarded secret. However, a former KFC employee recently leaked the “11 secret herbs and spices” to the world – and after extensive testing, the recipe checks out.
  8. Change Your Passwords Right Now: 560 Million Email Credentials Have Been Leaked
    You know by now that you should be changing your passwords regularly — every day there seems to be another cyber security crisis. If you haven’t changed your passwords recently, it’s now officially time: A massive database containing login credentials is floating around the internet.
  9. Post Pornhub, Australian Pornography Is Fighting For Survival
    The Australian porn scene is struggling. Post-Pornhub, there’s simply less demand for paid content. But if history has proven anything, it’s that pornography finds a way.
  10. What Is The Average Australian Weekly Wage?
    There’s been so much noise regarding the “WannaCry” ransomware that it can be difficult to get a straight answer about what it does and how to fix (or avoid) it. Fortunately, Gold Coast-based Microsoft security MVP Troy Hunt has been able to shed some light on the situation for those in the dark.

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