Insider threat, cloud make OAIC's privacy checklist 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
New guide for handling personal data released.
 
UK man arrested over PlayStation, Xbox attacks 
Jan 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Alleged Lizard Squad member taken in.
 
European bitcoin exchange hacked 
By Penny Wolf | Jan 6, 2015 | Comment Now 
Bitstamp suspends trading after over $6m stolen.
 
PlayStation Network back online after four-day outage 
Dec 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Sony gradually restores sabotaged services.
 
Lizard Squad claims credit for PSN, Xbox outage 
Dec 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Services down over Christmas gaming peak.
 
Ex-Sony employees sue over data breach 
Dec 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Claim company failed to protect data.
 
Sony attack was 'unparalleled' and 'well-organised' 
Dec 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Security firm makes first comments on investigation.
 
Sony Pictures still struggling eight days after hack 
Dec 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Execs confirm 'large amount' of confidential data stolen.
 
Hackers breach banker, healthcare email systems to game shares 
Dec 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
'FIN4' group gaining access through phishing.
 
At the top of her game 
By Brett Winterford | Nov 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
A decision to bring digital operations back in-house three years ago has paid big dividends for Tabcorp.
 
US State Department shuts down email system after hack 
Nov 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Latest in a campaign by unknown attackers.
 
Immigration breached Privacy Act with data leak 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pilgrim slams "copy and paste" of asylum seeker data.
 
SA to open $92m data research facility 
By Penny Wolf | Nov 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Crunches data to fight online terrorism and crime.
 
US Postal Service systems breached by hackers 
Nov 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
More than 800,000 staff affected.
 
Home Depot reveals 53 million more details stolen in hack 
Nov 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Attack reaches same scale as Target breach.
 
Apple Pay rival hacked, emails stolen 
By Teri Robinson | Oct 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
CurrentC pilot users' emails accessed.
 
Hackers breach White House network 
Oct 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Unclassified system suffers intrusion.
 
Microsoft provides cross-platform APIs for Office 365 devs 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Over 400 petabytes of Office 365 data.
 
Privacy complaints hit record levels as OAIC winds down 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Hike in data breaches reported.
 
Telstra launches new health division 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Offers remote and rural patients access to GPs.
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