ATO investigates 25 tech giants in tax hunt 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 21, 2015 | Comment Now 
Prepared to take tax evaders to court.
 
Insider threat, cloud make OAIC's privacy checklist 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
New guide for handling personal data released.
 
European bitcoin exchange hacked 
By Penny Wolf | Jan 6, 2015 | Comment Now 
Bitstamp suspends trading after over $6m stolen.
 
Telcos to go ahead with delayed Tasman Sea cable 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Telstra scales back investment in TGA.
 
Ex-Sony employees sue over data breach 
Dec 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Claim company failed to protect data.
 
Sony attack was 'unparalleled' and 'well-organised' 
Dec 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Security firm makes first comments on investigation.
 
Sony Pictures still struggling eight days after hack 
Dec 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Execs confirm 'large amount' of confidential data stolen.
 
Hackers breach banker, healthcare email systems to game shares 
Dec 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
'FIN4' group gaining access through phishing.
 
Netflix announces Australian launch 
By Brett Winterford | Nov 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Updated: Will the telcos play ball?
 
US State Department shuts down email system after hack 
Nov 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Latest in a campaign by unknown attackers.
 
Google helps track illegal fishing using satellite data 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pours funds into conservation effort.
 
Immigration breached Privacy Act with data leak 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pilgrim slams "copy and paste" of asylum seeker data.
 
US Postal Service systems breached by hackers 
Nov 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
More than 800,000 staff affected.
 
Home Depot reveals 53 million more details stolen in hack 
Nov 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Attack reaches same scale as Target breach.
 
Apple Pay rival hacked, emails stolen 
By Teri Robinson | Oct 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
CurrentC pilot users' emails accessed.
 
Hackers breach White House network 
Oct 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Unclassified system suffers intrusion.
 
Privacy complaints hit record levels as OAIC winds down 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Hike in data breaches reported.
 
Microsoft confirms Australian Azure launch 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
Available from next week.
 
Telstra unveils $112m Sydney HQ revamp 
By Allie Coyne, Andrew Colley | Oct 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Redesign aimed at better customer service.
 
Committee rules against expanding biometric data collection 
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