Technology

Court freezes $77,000 in suspected criminal profits.
Builds on Pivotal platform.
Network closure set for 1 April 2017.
Mac OS X root privileges zero-day under active exploit 
By Allie Coyne | 10 hours ago | Comment Now 
Disclosure without reporting to Apple bites innocent users.
 
Microsoft gives Outlook web app a makeover 
10 hours ago | Comment Now 
Aims to make it sleeker, easier to use.
 
Samsung's glamour days are over 
11 hours ago | Comment Now 
As it fights to save mobile market share.
 
Researchers develop quantum-computing safe crypto 
By Juha Saarinen | 14 hours ago | Comment Now 
Practical implementation of secure key exchange for TLS.
 
Australia takes part in Interpol's first 'dark web' training program 
 
Windows 10 upgraders targeted in ransomware scam 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 10 hours ago | Comment Now 
Users warned not to click on attachments in phishing emails.
 
China clamps down on supercomputer, drone exports 
By Juha Saarinen | 1 day 11 hours ago | Comment Now 
Cites national security concerns.
 
WA Police hands Motorola $11m CAD deal 
By Paris Cowan | 1 day 13 hours ago | Comment Now 
Mobile client bundled into tech refresh as cops eye off tablets.
 
NAB's UBank targets property buyers with new real estate app 
By Paris Cowan | 1 day 14 hours ago | Comment Now 
Want to know the value of all the houses in your street?
 
Sensis publishes hundreds of silent numbers online 
By Andrew Sadauskas | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Telstra partner blamed as 230 unlisted numbers land in White Pages.
 
Nokia sells HERE mapping unit for $3.8bn 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
Carmakers take over.
 
Qld orders snap review into failure of child abuse reporting system 
By Paris Cowan | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Lack of testing blamed for 644 missing alerts.
 
Critical BIND bug could crash large portions of the internet 
 
NBN to spend $40m training 4500 network workers 
By Juha Saarinen | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Experienced telco techies sought to mentor younger workers.
 
Federal govt spends $11m to keep agencies on Win 2003 
By Paris Cowan | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Four of Canberra's biggest entities fail to get off legacy OS.
 
Telstra handles 246 law enforcement data requests a day 
By Andrew Sadauskas | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Latest transparency report shows increase in requests for user data.
 
Silent Circle offers Android for Work-ready Blackphone 
By Juha Saarinen | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Blackphone 2 signed-up for device partitioning.
 
Facebook finishes 42 metre internet delivery drone 
5 days ago | Comment Now 
Connecting the last 10 percent of the world's population.
 
FBI understaffed to fight cyber attack: DOJ 
5 days ago | Comment Now 
Low pay slows recruitment drive.
 
Photos: A tour through the history of Microsoft's Windows 
 
US seeks to match Chinese supercomputing challenge 
By Juha Saarinen | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Wants exaflops of computing power applied to exabytes of data.
 
SA facing new legal battle with another IT vendor 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Refusing to pay ac3 over dumped CASIS project.
 
New Android bug renders device silent, unresponsive 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Denial-of-service flaw affects more than half of all current users.
 
US to rewrite controversial zero-day export policy 
6 days ago | Comment Now 
Chorus of complaints has an effect.
 
Australia-wide missing persons matching system to go live next week 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
CrimTrac completes new interstate data capability.
 
Fujitsu to spend $12m upgrading Western Sydney data centre 
6 days ago | Comment Now 
More power to be tunnelled to site.
 
Windows 10 lands in Australia 
By Juha Saarinen | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Campaign to get business to upgrade kicks off.
 
Immigration shoots for faster, easier traveller processing 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 29, 2015 | Comment Now 
Seeks partner for new platform following proof-of-concept.
 
SA govt taken to court over expired software licenses 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 29, 2015 | Comment Now 
Won't let go of patient system.
 
Critical vulnerability found in Apple App Store, iTunes 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 29, 2015 | Comment Now 
Device name in invoices can be swapped with malicious code.
 
Amazon wants sky-high drone superhighway 
Jul 29, 2015 | Comment Now 
Pushes for 200ft airspace to be allocated to delivery fleet.
 
Aussie cyber centre warns of growing threat in first report 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 29, 2015 | Comment Now 
But ACSC reveals no major national attack yet.
 
Intel and Micron launch new class of memory chip 
Jul 29, 2015 | Comment Now 
Up to 1000 times faster than NAND.
 
Australia Post gives online retailers leg-up into Chinese market 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 29, 2015 | Comment Now 
Sellers take advantage of proprietary platform.
 
ANU picked to house web consortium office 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 29, 2015 | Comment Now 
Canberra campus beats other universities as host.
 
ASIC removes consent barrier for digital product disclosures 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 28, 2015 | Comment Now 
Overwhelming feedback demands modernisation.
 
Android bug leaves a billion phones open to attack 
By Juha Saarinen, Allie Coyne | Jul 28, 2015 | Comment Now 
Hackers only need phone number to target devices.
 
Former top US security officials oppose encryption backdoors 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 28, 2015 | Comment Now 
Bad idea, ex-Homeland Security and NSA bosses say.
 
NSW to build its own myGov 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 28, 2015 | Comment Now 
Service NSW digital profiles available by September.
 
iiNet shareholders vote yes to TPG takeover 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
Majority support for under-scrutiny deal.
 
US Treasury's intelligence network vulnerable to hack 
Jul 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
Audit finds connected devices not meeting infosec standards.
 
Labor wants customer consent for offshore data storage 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
Jurisdictions could be banned from hosting Aussie data.
 
Vocus' next target: Telstra and Optus' customers 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
Win one battle, onto the next.
 
Delayed federal budget system $30m over and counting 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
Complexity gets in the way of out-of-the-box install.
 
Optus joins telco fury over govt wholesale access intervention 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
TPG wants cheaper copper now to compete with NBN.
 
Google takes aim at AWS Glacier with production-ready Nearline 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
Petabyte promos and performance promised.
 
Officeworks spooked into infosec overhaul by Target breach 
By Andrew Sadauskas | Jul 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
Takes key lessons from 2013 attack.
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