Privacy law: Making it stick 
By Brett Winterford | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Q&A with Australia's Privacy Commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim.
 
AFP investigates alleged asylum seeker data theft 
By Paris Cowan | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Second breach “completely unacceptable” if true, says secretary.
 
Romanian hackers try to Shellshock Yahoo servers 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Does not qualify for Bug Bounty awards.
 
JPMorgan reveals 83 million customers exposed by hack 
Oct 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
True extent of data breach finally made public.
 
Anon FBI snitch Sabu attacked Aussie govt sites  
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Dept of Finance-managed websites hit.
 
US cracks suspected hacking ring with Aussie roots 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Two plead guilty to theft of Xbox source code, US Army software.
 
jQuery.com website suffers second attack in a month 
 
How hard do you hack back? 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Blog post] Taking the offensive could have unintended consequences.
 
US Home Depot investigating possible data breach 
Sep 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Banks reportedly trace stolen cards to retailer.
 
Hacking scandal threatens to upend NZ election 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Blog post] Rawshark keeps country on edge.
 
Heartbleed behind massive healthcare data breach 
By Juha Saarinen | Aug 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
Juniper device was vulnerable.
 
Chinese hackers steal hospital patient's personal data 
By Juha Saarinen | Aug 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Millions of US social security numbers stolen.
 
Red-faced Mozilla apologises for leaking user data 
 
CIA admits to hacking Senate committee computers 
By Mark Hosenball | Aug 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Senator calls for CIA chief's resignation.
 
eBay data breach sparks lawsuit 
Jul 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Disgruntled customers seek damages.
 
European central bank website hacked by extortionist 
 
NAB backs payments startup Stripe 
By Brett Winterford | Jul 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Online payments provider launches in Australia.
 
Catch of the Day reveals three-year old data breach 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Delays advising customers of early 2011 "cyber intrusion".
 
Medical records discovered in garden shed after robbery 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Privacy Commissioner not impressed.
 
Govt refuses to support data breach notification bill 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Says legislation needs more work.
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