Victoria appoints privacy and data protection commissioner 
By Paris Cowan | 1 day 2 hours ago | Comment Now 
Familiar face to fill new role.
 
Chinese hacked US military contractors 
5 days ago | Comment Now 
Senate panel releases report.
 
Qld Police not convinced by body worn cameras 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Privacy, resourcing hurdles for Brisbane 'robocops'.
 
Snowden accuses NZ PM of lying about mass surveillance 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Five days out from national election.
 
Parliament urges Qld Govt to recruit privacy commissioner 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Position remains vacant after nearly three years.
 
Wordpress resets logins after Gmail credentials leak 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
600,000 Wordpress accounts found in dump.
 
Researcher uncovers timing attack to decloak Google users 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
But web giant isn't interested in remediating it.
 
Millions of Gmail user credentials posted on web 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Passwords may be from more than one source.
 
Google commences ‘right to be forgotten’ Euro tour 
Sep 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Google-appointed panel to debate privacy rights.
 
Feds propose strict security controls for ICT suppliers 
By Andrew Colley | Sep 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Extra checks to address data breaches.
 
Defence fined $5000 for privacy breach 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Slap on the wrist from Privacy Commissioner.
 
Why Australia needs stronger protections for privacy 
By Norman Witzleb | Sep 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Opinion] It is time to catch up with the rest of the world.
 
Verizon fined $8m for using customer data without permission 
Sep 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Biggest telco privacy fine in the history of the US FCC.
 
ALRC drops safe harbour from proposed privacy law 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Online intermediaries encouraged to act against breaches.
 
Apple washes hands of celebrity iCloud hack 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Commercial motives behind the data theft.
 
Hacking scandal threatens to upend NZ election 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Blog post] Rawshark keeps country on edge.
 
Microsoft given deadline to answer Chinese monopoly claims 
Sep 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Regulator wants a response in 20 days.
 
Microsoft defies order to hand over user emails 
Sep 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
US judge unfreezes search warrant.
 
Google chairman says 'unbreakable' encryption will become a reality 
 
Chinese competition regulators target Microsoft IE 
By Paul Carsten | Aug 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
A beachhead for a broader investigation.
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