Technology

Big bad buffer overflow discovered.
Capacity issues force move off static hosting.
CVE-2015-0311 used to spread ransomware, researcher said.
Running an IT shop in a combat zone 
By Paris Cowan | 8 hours ago | Comment Now 
Meet Australia’s IT boots on the ground in the Middle East.
 
QWERTY keylogger linked to Regin malware 
By Juha Saarinen | 9 hours ago | Comment Now 
Government developers thought to be behind both APTs.
 
Apple fixes wi-fi issues, zero-days in OS X 10.10.2 
By Juha Saarinen | 9 hours ago | Comment Now 
Includes multiple hardware driver and security patches.
 
Google can't 'safely' patch WebView 
By Allie Coyne | 22 hours ago | Comment Now 
Details why it won't address hole in old system component.
 
NewSat defaults on $26m in overdue Lockheed payments 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 3 hours ago | Comment Now 
Jabiru-1 satellite build hits further hurdles.
 
Pilgrim pushes for data retention breach notices 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 6 hours ago | Comment Now 
Telcos have bad data security track record, Privacy Commissioner says.
 
Shrinking IPv4 address pools hinder internet growth 
By Juha Saarinen | 1 day 9 hours ago | Comment Now 
Cost of old-style addresses expected to rise in 2015.
 
Apple's Aussie tax bill swells after profits triple 
By Steven Kiernan | 1 day 16 hours ago | Comment Now 
Pre-tax earnings jump 184 percent.
 
Google outs three Apple zero-day vulnerabilities  
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Lets loose after 90-day grace period.
 
Aussie study aims to capture true value of public wi-fi 
By Paris Cowan | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Will a toned-down NBN force local communities to innovate?
 
No Windows 10 for Surface RT devices 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Microsoft plans crippled update for Windows RT.
 
Amazon to buy Israeli start-up chipmaker 
5 days ago | Comment Now 
Annapurna Labs taken over for up to $462m.
 
Barrett Brown handed 63 months in prison 
By Adam Greenberg | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Claims US govt still motivated by hyperlinking charge.
 
CrimTrac outsources IT management in $21m deal 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Sensitive systems to be overseen by Datacom.
 
SA govt finalises $525m telco panel 
By Paris Cowan | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Three-year market testing returns deal to same six suppliers.
 
Adobe issues fresh patches for Flash Player 
By Juha Saarinen | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Latest zero-day under investigation.
 
Optus, Telstra urge Govt to commit to paying cost of data retention 
 
Service NSW to build whole-of-govt payments platform 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Continues to consolidate state's back-office tech.
 
eBay to cut 2400 jobs, explore sale of enterprise unit 
 
Zero-day Adobe Flash Player flaw discovered 
By Juha Saarinen | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Spotted in popular exploit kit used by attackers.
 
Photos: Microsoft's Windows 10 and HoloLens 
By Juha Saarinen, Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Holographic augmented reality headset to arrive alongside latest OS.
 
Oracle releases 169-fix critical patch update 
By Ashley Carman | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
"Flabbergasting" flaw fixed in E-Business Suite.
 
Microsoft debuts holographic computing with Windows 10 
By Juha Saarinen | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Offers one set of code for all devices on new OS.
 
Nearly all US arms programs found vulnerable to cyber attack 
 
Melbourne IT services struggle under major firewall issue 
 
Auditor says hackers could cause trouble on NSW roads 
By Paris Cowan | Jan 21, 2015 | Comment Now 
Roads and Maritime refutes vulnerability claims.
 
Port of Melbourne automation project scooped by Finnish giant 
By Ry Crozier | Jan 21, 2015 | Comment Now 
Over $77m worth of equipment and IT.
 
Hacker reveals stolen Aussie Travel Cover data is corrupted 
 
Amazon wind farm to power data centres 
By Juha Saarinen | Jan 21, 2015 | Comment Now 
Aims for 150 megawatt capacity.
 
Tasmania to overhaul authentication in new network deal 
By Paris Cowan | Jan 21, 2015 | Comment Now 
Tendering to start ‘very soon’.
 
Social media is the weakest link in enterprise security 
By Alastair MacGibbon | Jan 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
[Opinion] Are web giants doing enough to protect your reputation online?
 
UK fraud office ends investigation into HP-Autonomy deal 
Jan 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Not enough evidence to convict.
 
Telstra tests solar fuel cell for backup power 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Renewable energy keeps networks running.
 
Optus, iiNet concerned at 'relaxed' NBN infosec rules 
 
Insider threat, cloud make OAIC's privacy checklist 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
New guide for handling personal data released.
 
Former CIA boss joins Oracle 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Ex-Secretary of Defense appointed to board.
 
China Outlook attacked by MITM 
Jan 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Censorship watchdog Greatfire fingers CAC.
 
Customer info stolen in Aussie Travel Cover data breach 
By Juha Saarinen | Jan 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Waits a month to inform customers.
 
Over 1800 Minecraft account details posted on the web 
By Juha Saarinen | Jan 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Second largest leak in recent times.
 
Facebook open-sources artificial intelligence 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Deep learning tools go public.
 
UK man arrested over PlayStation, Xbox attacks 
Jan 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Alleged Lizard Squad member taken in.
 
Qld Police to get 5400 more iPads under re-elected LNP 
By Paris Cowan | Jan 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Science and technology research offered $90m in funding.
 
Virgin, Qualcomm to fund satellite internet network 
Jan 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
To offer high-speed access across the globe.
 
NBN Co begins FTTB rollout 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Will bring service to 6000 apartments.
 
Telstra to sell 100G service on subsea cables 
By Juha Saarinen | Jan 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Telco looks for ways to boost capacity on existing circuits.
 
Day-long outage for Westpac online banking 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 18, 2015 | Comment Now 
Maintenance issues force system offline.
 
UK and US to collaborate on war games 
Jan 18, 2015 | Comment Now 
Two nations will test other's defenses.
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