Insider threat, cloud make OAIC's privacy checklist 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
New guide for handling personal data released.
 
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.
 
Microsoft accuses Google of early bug publication 
Jan 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
Windows 8.1 flaw revealed before Patch Tuesday fix.
 
Google discloses zero-day bug in Windows 
Jan 6, 2015 | Comment Now 
Gave Microsoft 90 days grace to patch the flaw.
 
Australian police fail to quantify metadata use in investigations 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Law enforcement agencies lay out case for data retention.
 
In defence of automatic updating 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Blog Post] Auto Windows updates are a necessary evil.
 
Android apps accessing user data without asking 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Issue affects Android 4.3 and older.
 
Corporate allies rally for Microsoft in overseas data fight 
Dec 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Back efforts to block US govt request for data in Ireland.
 
Microsoft to accept Bitcoin payments 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wants to be at forefront of growing digital currency trend.
 
Tax Office to overhaul data and analytics strategy 
By Penny Wolf | Dec 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
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Sony attack was 'unparalleled' and 'well-organised' 
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Hackers breach banker, healthcare email systems to game shares 
Dec 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
'FIN4' group gaining access through phishing.
 
Adobe urges users to patch critical Flash Player flaw 
By Juha Saarinen | Nov 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Attackers quick to exploit earlier, inadequate patch.
 
NSW agencies urged to consider good privacy in customer service 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
State Privacy Commissioner talks up trust.
 
Google helps track illegal fishing using satellite data 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pours funds into conservation effort.
 
NSW Corrective Services uses data to calculate risk of re-offending 
 
Microsoft makes full .NET server-side core stack open source 
By Juha Saarinen | Nov 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Enables .NET to run on Apple OS X and Linux.
 
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Nov 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
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Immigration breached Privacy Act with data leak 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pilgrim slams "copy and paste" of asylum seeker data.
 
Microsoft debuts first non-Nokia Lumia phone 
By Juha Saarinen | Nov 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Dual-SIM model available, 3G only.
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