Human error caused Microsoft Azure outage 
By Juha Saarinen | 1 day 17 hours ago | Comment Now 
Post-mortem analysis identifies gaps in deployment processes.
 
Australian police fail to quantify metadata use in investigations 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Law enforcement agencies lay out case for data retention.
 
In defence of automatic updating 
By Juha Saarinen | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
[Blog Post] Auto Windows updates are a necessary evil.
 
Android apps accessing user data without asking 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Issue affects Android 4.3 and older.
 
Corporate allies rally for Microsoft in overseas data fight 
3 days ago | Comment Now 
Back efforts to block US govt request for data in Ireland.
 
Microsoft pulls buggy Win 7 update over critical errors 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Root cert patch causes issues with graphics drivers, Windows Defender.
 
Microsoft to accept Bitcoin payments 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wants to be at forefront of growing digital currency trend.
 
Microsoft yanks Exchange 2010 patch 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Issues means Exchange not connecting with Outlook.
 
Tech giants team up to create standard for 2FA 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Forgo patents in bid to get rid of single-­factor log-ins.
 
Tax Office to overhaul data and analytics strategy 
By Penny Wolf | Dec 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Whole-of-gov buying scheme on way.
 
Microsoft readies Aussie data centres for Office 365 
By Steven Kiernan | Dec 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Sydney and Melbourne hosting by March.
 
Sony attack was 'unparalleled' and 'well-organised' 
Dec 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Security firm makes first comments on investigation.
 
Dropbox for Business API launched 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Playing catch-up with Box.net.
 
Hackers breach banker, healthcare email systems to game shares 
Dec 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
'FIN4' group gaining access through phishing.
 
Microsoft to pay China $160m for tax evasion 
Nov 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Authorities tipped off by suspicious reported performance.
 
Azure cloud suffers multi-region outage 
By Juha Saarinen | Nov 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Update: Microsoft offers details on bug.
 
Microsoft issues urgent patch for critical Windows flaw 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Bug allows attackers to become admins.
 
Nokia launches Android tablet 
Nov 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Revives the brand with iPad lookalike.
 
NSW agencies urged to consider good privacy in customer service 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
State Privacy Commissioner talks up trust.
 
Tech giants push for legal curbs on govt surveillance 
By Juha Saarinen | Nov 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
More work needed to rein in spy agencies.
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