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Staples investigates suspected credit card breach 
2 hours ago | Comment Now 
North-east US outlets look to be affected.
 
Microsoft unveils Azure 'cloud in a box' 
By Allie Coyne | 15 hours ago | Comment Now 
Teams with Dell for hybrid solution.
 
Centrelink IT hindering welfare reform: Minister  
By Paris Cowan | 16 hours ago | Comment Now 
Andrews puts $1b replacement on the 2015 budget agenda.
 
Myer trials ‘The Hub’ in-store omni-channel centre 
 
Telstra accused of misleading customers on mobile phone rights 
By Allie Coyne | 23 hours ago | Comment Now 
ACCC finds 400 possible breaches of consumer law.
 
Mac OS X Yosemite sends search, location data to Apple, Microsoft 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day ago | Comment Now 
'Spotlight Suggestions' also featured in iOS 8.
 
Microsoft confirms Australian Azure launch 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day ago | Comment Now 
Available from next week.
 
SAP sales down on path to cloud 
1 day 2 hours ago | Comment Now 
Cloud services create a challenge for the balance sheet.
 
IBM offloads chip unit 
1 day 2 hours ago | Comment Now 
Reports revenue drop of four percent.
 
Govt grant buys Victorian supercomputer two more years 
By Paris Cowan | 1 day 2 hours ago | Comment Now 
As original VLSCI funding dries up.
 
Australian Govt metadata requests jump 5 percent 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 8 hours ago | Comment Now 
ACMA counts growth in disclosures.
 
Unsecure police radios at centre of Victorian election battle 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 17 hours ago | Comment Now 
Will $10 million be enough to do the job?
 
AFP investigates alleged asylum seeker data theft 
By Paris Cowan | 1 day 17 hours ago | Comment Now 
Second breach “completely unacceptable” if true, says secretary.
 
Telstra unveils $112m Sydney HQ revamp 
By Allie Coyne, Andrew Colley | 1 day 22 hours ago | Comment Now 
Redesign aimed at better customer service.
 
Former AAPT boss joins Nextgen 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 22 hours ago | Comment Now 
To lead network expansion.
 
NSA exec's second job with cyber security firm raises eyebrows 
 
NBN Co names first 140 FTTN sites 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
National trial extended.
 
NSW to add offshore data rules into privacy legislation 
By Paris Cowan | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Privacy Commissioner welcomes the news.
 
Obama signs Executive Order on payment security 
 
NSW Police arrest another alleged Liberty Reserve fraudster 
 
Qld finds cash for real-time public transport tracking 
 
Committee rules against expanding biometric data collection 
 
FBI urges companies to build spying tools into devices 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Wants entry through 'front door, not back door'.
 
Apple Pay to land with iOS 8.1 next week 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Formal arrival with first big update to new mobile OS.
 
Apple unveils new iPads, 5K display iMac and Mac Minis 
By Juha Saarinen | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Highest resolution screen so far.
 
ASD staff move into Australia’s new security hub 
By Brett Winterford | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Seeks to exchange threat data with telcos, other industries.
 
FBI seeks out victims of recent industrial espionage hack 
5 days ago | Comment Now 
Detects suspected Chinese cyber intrusion.
 
Google releases Android 5.0 'Lollipop' 
By Juha Saarinen | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Automatic encryption, performance boost.
 
OpenSSL plugs high severity vulnerability 
By Juha Saarinen | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
0.9.8 end-of-life countdown starts.
 
Telstra to buy managed network specialist Bridge Point 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Latest acquisition bolsters NAS unit.
 
Vic Govt agencies failing to patch, monitor access controls 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Auditor-General calls on CIOs to focus on security.
 
SAP partners with IBM to accelerate HANA cloud 
By Penny Wolf, William Maher | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Available via SoftLayer DCs in Sydney, Melbourne.
 
Amazon Web Services to build two Sydney data centres 
By Brett Winterford | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Exclusive: Not enough co-lo capacity for cloud provider’s growth.
 
Govt offers up draft FTTB wholesale conditions 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Rules to counter TPG threat to NBN.
 
Google finds vulnerability in SSL web encryption 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Details fix for 'POODLE' attack.
 
Victorian triple-zero systems buckle under growing demand 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Auditor-General stresses the need for an urgent upgrade.
 
HP, VMware combine to push AirWatch enterprise mobility 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Toe to toe with Microsoft, IBM and Apple.
 
Russian hackers use Windows zero-day to spy on NATO, EU 
By Jim Finkle | Oct 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
SandWorm Team active for five years.
 
Dropbox creds posted online in attempted extortion 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Cloud storage company denies hack.
 
JPMorgan to double infosec spending to $570m after hack 
 
SA Police gets $1.5m for 350 more smartphones 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Red tape review to clear path to 'paperless policing'.
 
Senate inquiry hears calls for crackdown on 3D printed guns 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Victoria Police warns of 'significant risk' to police, citizens.
 
Spy watchdog to hire more staff to manage ASIO oversight 
 
WiGig coming to Samsung devices 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Samsung preps 4.6Gbps millimetre-wave WiFi devices.
 
Google's public DNS goes offline 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Australian, NZ and SE Asian users affected.
 
HP to revoke certificate that mistakenly signed malware 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Will re-issue new digital signature.
 
Telstra pushes for seven percent wholesale price hike 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Optus wants NBN payments to be considered.
 
Leak suggests NSA used secret agents to infiltrate networks 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Sentry Eagle program conducted in cooperation with industry.
 
Retailers' PoS systems ransacked by malware 
Oct 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Kmart and Dairy Queen stores hit across the United States.
 
Southern Cross Uni signs Huawei for high-speed makeover 
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