Why companies aren't investing in cyber security  
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LinkedIn settles with users over massive password leak 
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Class-action against networking site succeeds.
 
Hacker behind massive heist pleads not guilty 
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Vodafone labels ACMA data request report "inaccurate" 
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AGD figures should be used instead.
 
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By Allie Coyne | Jan 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
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European bitcoin exchange hacked 
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Bitstamp suspends trading after over $6m stolen.
 
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Claim company failed to protect data.
 
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[Blog post] Breach illustrates the need for mandatory disclosure.
 
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Security firm makes first comments on investigation.
 
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Team with ASIC for modernisation drive.
 
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Immigration breached Privacy Act with data leak 
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US Postal Service systems breached by hackers 
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Home Depot reveals 53 million more details stolen in hack 
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Apple Pay rival hacked, emails stolen 
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Hackers breach White House network 
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Unclassified system suffers intrusion.
 
Samsung bites back over Knox security concerns 
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Privacy complaints hit record levels as OAIC winds down 
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Hike in data breaches reported.
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