Telstra offers customers access to metadata for $25 
By Allie Coyne | 20 hours ago | Comment Now 
Follows recommendation by data retention committee.
 
Govt passes law to fine web giants over online bullying 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Take down offending material or pay up.
 
Apple, Google users at risk from FREAK flaw 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
US govt intervention in cryptography bites today's users.
 
Blackphone's new platform targets 'enterprise privacy' 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Introduces new devices, operating system partitioning.
 
IBM seeks to distance itself from Aussie tax debate 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Boasts of good reputation with ATO.
 
Samsung debuts Galaxy S6, payments service 
 
AWS, Rackspace forced to reboot clouds over new Xen flaws 
By Juha Saarinen | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Five unpublished security flaws force emergency measures.
 
PJCIS pushes for mandatory data breach notification 
 
Moving Beyond Proxies 
Feb 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
This webinar looks at the new approach the cyber security.
 
Labor backs controversial data retention bill 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
Legislation likely to pass.
 
Chinese govt blocks sales from tech giants 
By Paul Carsten | Feb 26, 2015 | Comment Now 
Acccused of using spying concerns as cover for industry protectionism.
 
Apple loses $675m iTunes patent suit 
Feb 26, 2015 | Comment Now 
Promises to appeal ruling.
 
Gemalto confirms spy agency network intrusion 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 26, 2015 | Comment Now 
But says SIM encryption keys not taken.
 
FBI offers $3.8m reward for GameOver Zeus mastermind 
Feb 25, 2015 | Comment Now 
Largest ever bounty for alleged cyber criminal.
 
Anthem hack fallout expands to non-customers 
Feb 25, 2015 | Comment Now 
Nearly 19 million more potential victims of data theft.
 
LinkedIn settles with users over massive password leak 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 25, 2015 | Comment Now 
Class-action against networking site succeeds.
 
NSA chief says spyware program is 'lawful' 
Feb 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
Won't comment on specifics.
 
Gemalto claims SIM cards are still secure 
Feb 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
As Japanese telco launches its own investigation into hacking claims.
 
Apple to spend billions on two new Euro data centres 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
Powered by renewable energy.
 
BlackShades co-creator pleads guilty in US court 
By Tony Morbin | Feb 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Faces up to seven years jail for selling remote access tool.
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