Bulk data collection doesn't work without trust 
By Juha Saarinen | Jan 21, 2015 | Comment Now 
[Blog post] No safe hands, no support.
 
ABS to expand statistical tracking of the digital economy 
By Paris Cowan | Jan 16, 2015 | Comment Now 
Pairs up with Comms department for IT stats review.
 
Bitcoin value continues to decline 
By Juha Saarinen | Jan 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
No recovery after million dollar raid on Bitstamp.
 
NSW Police to equip 1000 cops with body-worn cameras 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Issues spec sheet for 267 devices.
 
Photos: Meet the FBI's most wanted cyber suspects 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Alleged Zeus, cyber espionage operators among targets.
 
US Marshal auctions $22m worth of Silk Road bitcoins 
Dec 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Biggest Silk Road sell-off to date.
 
Australian law enforcement tracking Bitcoin use on black market 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Crime Commission details Project Longstrike.
 
The Fitbit detectives that could be using your data in court 
By David Glance | Nov 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Opinion] Will the law catch up with wearables and lifestyle tracking?
 
Wife of accused Sydney Uni IT fraudster admits lying to ICAC 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
Faces up to five years in prison.
 
NSW Corrective Services uses data to calculate risk of re-offending 
 
SA to open $92m data research facility 
By Penny Wolf | Nov 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Crunches data to fight online terrorism and crime.
 
Sydney hacker Aush0k disputes AFP charges 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Claims someone else hacked council website.
 
Woman busted for importing meth in printer cartridges 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Commercial quantity of drugs hidden in boxes of ink.
 
IBM wins $9.6m to host eCensus in 2016 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
ABS ditches in-house plans in favour of outsourcing.
 
Crime Commission prepares core systems overhaul 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Will replace 30 year-old national criminal database.
 
ASIC pushes for telco data interception powers 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
NBN will make traditional sources 'of very little use'.
 
ABS needs more Govt cash to upgrade old IT 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Stats boss argues system instability needs to be addressed.
 
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.
 
Crime Commission floats fines for ISPs who won't block sites 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wants a stick to enforce takedown requests.
 
Brandis reveals websites will be included in data retention 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
Adds to confusion around definition of metadata.
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