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Microsoft Azure Australia East hit by outage 
By Juha Saarinen | 11 hours ago | Comment Now 
Unknown network fault leaves customers cloudless.
 
ATO's MyTax struggles under lodgment traffic 
By Allie Coyne | 13 hours ago | Comment Now 
Round two of systems issues.
 
AISA names first-ever CEO 
By Andrew Sadauskas | 14 hours ago | Comment Now 
“Increasing cyber skills and awareness” a key priority.
 
Tokyo's Haneda airport to deploy robots 
By Ry Crozier | 15 hours ago | Comment Now 
Qantas passengers may be among first to interact.
 
Australian Army tests out drones for surveillance 
By Allie Coyne | 16 hours ago | Comment Now 
Wasp, Black Hornet join Shadow.
 
 'Zombie' network protocols become DDoS threats 
By Juha Saarinen | 16 hours ago | Comment Now 
Attackers won't let RIPv1 rest in peace.
 
'Rare' Telstra lattice tower beats heritage listing 
By Ry Crozier | 19 hours ago | Comment Now 
Future of 50m-high ‘Meccano set’ in the balance.
 
RBA to overhaul core banking 
By Allie Coyne | 19 hours ago | Comment Now 
Asks market for suggestions.
 
Amadeus buys low-cost airline solutions provider Navitaire 
By Juha Saarinen | 19 hours ago | Comment Now 
Qantas technology provider gets new owner.
 
ASX picks NASDAQ tech for new risk platform 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 12 hours ago | Comment Now 
Ticks another vendor off the list in big overhaul project.
 
Telstra's health tech service goes live  
By Andrew Sadauskas | 1 day 13 hours ago | Comment Now 
Offers remote and rural patients access to GPs.
 
Former US agent admits to stealing bitcoins during Silk Road probe 
1 day 13 hours ago | Comment Now 
Lied to employer about receiving payments.
 
Virgin Australia buys analytics firm for frequent flyer business 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 14 hours ago | Comment Now 
Data becomes new battleground for airlines.
 
XKEYSCORE global spy system detailed in new Snowden leaks 
By Juha Saarinen | 1 day 15 hours ago | Comment Now 
Staggering scale of surveillance revealed.
 
SA agencies sign up to iiNet private cloud 
By Paris Cowan | 1 day 15 hours ago | Comment Now 
Infrastructure-as-a-service based out of Adelaide.
 
PayPal to buy Xoom for $1.2bn 
1 day 16 hours ago | Comment Now 
Digital money transfer provider to help fight Apple, Amazon.
 
China tightens grip on cyber security with sweeping new law 
1 day 17 hours ago | Comment Now 
Will make systems, networks 'controllable'.
 
Route leak cuts access to Amazon Web Services 
By Juha Saarinen | 1 day 20 hours ago | Comment Now 
BGP bungle downs big-name clients.
 
Apple issues large patch set to shore up OS X, iOS security 
By Juha Saarinen | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
High-profile zero-days taken care of.
 
NBN to offer TV connections through fibre for greenfields 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Ditching aerials to come at a cost.
 
Deadline confusion threatens EPAS rollout to new hospital 
By Paris Cowan | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
South Australia continues to struggle with $422m ehealth project.
 
VentraIP buys hosting company IntaServe 
By Juha Saarinen | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Looking for more acquisitions.
 
Cisco to buy OpenDNS for $823m 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
To bolster security business.
 
Extra leap second could cause headaches for IT admins 
 
US court rules NSA can resume bulk data collection 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
Telcos to hand over data following court order.
 
US govt HR office suspends system after finding new flaw 
3 days ago | Comment Now 
Authorities now think 10 million affected in data breach.
 
Optus set to be first with voice over wi-fi 
By Andrew Colley | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Telstra 'looking closely'.
 
NBN lumped with new data sharing rules despite opposition 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Govt seeks to limit Telstra advantage.
 
Google brings security key to enterprise, education clients 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Physical hardware aimed at blocking phishing.
 
MIT tech squashes bugs without needing source code 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Tool aims to cut down on "grunt work".
 
US Supreme Court won't hear Google appeal in Oracle Java fight 
 
NEC nets $134m in NSW Transport win 
 
Uber buys Bing mapping tech, employees 
By Juha Saarinen | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Takes steps to build own mapping services.
 
TIO chief Cohen calls it quits 
By Juha Saarinen | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Leaves for Vic govt role.
 
Amcom CEO resigns 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Departure made official today.
 
Xen warns of new Venom-like vulnerability 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Heap overflow in QEMU PCNET NIC lets guests take over hosts.
 
Boeing-led consortium wins $900m Defence comms upgrade 
By Paris Cowan | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
ADF to move off ageing Parakeet trunk.
 
Telstra faces a 10 percent wholesale price drop 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Decision to avoid "absurd" pricing for copper stragglers.
 
NIST formally chops NSA-tainted random number generator 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Dual_EC_DRBG algorithm no longer part of standard.
 
Cisco plugs default SSH key security hole 
By Adam Greenberg | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Remote attackers could connect with superuser privileges.
 
Brandis hits telcos with new security reforms 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 26, 2015 | Comment Now 
Civil penalties for those who don't comply.
 
Telstra's Air wi-fi network goes private 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 26, 2015 | Comment Now 
Tuesday launch only for home broadband customers.
 
ACMA slaps Southern Phone over privacy breach 
By Andrew Sadauskas | Jun 26, 2015 | Comment Now 
Almost 4000 customers affected.
 
Vocus, Amcom prod TPG in new ad campaign 
 
Turnbull's NBN gets ACCC green light 
By Andrew Sadauskas | Jun 26, 2015 | Comment Now 
Wholesale HFC offering on track for 2016 launch.
 
Facebook poaches Yahoo security boss 
By Juha Saarinen | Jun 26, 2015 | Comment Now 
Outspoken CSO Alex Stamos jumps ship.
 
Aussie mining tech firm counts cost of Chinese hacking 
Jun 25, 2015 | Comment Now 
The damage an attack can do to your bottom line.
 
ICAC finds former uni IT manager corrupt 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 25, 2015 | Comment Now 
Recommends prosecution.
 
TasWater deploys drones in $15m dam project 
By Andrew Sadauskas | Jun 25, 2015 | Comment Now 
UAVs used in Ridgeway Dam upgrade.
 
AGD attacked by ISPs over data retention confusion 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 25, 2015 | Comment Now 
Tight deadlines imposed despite ongoing uncertainty.
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