Microsoft issues urgent patch for critical Windows flaw 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Bug allows attackers to become admins.
 
Optus undertakes major OSS upgrade 
By Stuart Corner | Nov 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Picks NEC's NetCracker as replacement.
 
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.
 
Victorian Labor distances itself from Ultranet failure 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Puts alleged probity failures down to “individual actions”.
 
Whole-of-govt IT hardware panel to open for bids 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Finance takes last minute feedback.
 
Photos: The IT helpdesk that goes the extra (100) miles 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Tech in the top end with Australia's most airborne IT workers.
 
Privacy Commissioner warns business to fix Shellshock 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Ignoring the threat risks breaching the Privacy Act.
 
First Shellshock botnet attacks Akamai, US DoD networks 
 
The big winners from Defence’s back-office IT refresh 
By Brett Winterford | Sep 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Updated: The full list of subcontractors.
 
NEC wins Defence data centre migration work 
By Brett Winterford | Sep 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
As subcontractor to $800m Defence contract with Lockheed Martin.
 
Infected Linux servers give DDoS attacks some oomph  
 
Hackers break into server for Obamacare website 
 
Microsoft defies order to hand over user emails 
Sep 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
US judge unfreezes search warrant.
 
Matching databases to Linux distros 
By Darren Yates | Sep 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Reviewed: OS-repository DBMSs, MariaDB vs MySQL.
 
Veteran CTO departs Red Hat in a hurry 
By Juha Saarinen | Aug 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Open source business searches for a new tech lead.
 
Microsoft plugs critical IE vulnerabilities 
By Juha Saarinen | Aug 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
XI = 0 for the first time.
 
Google joins Asian telcos in trans-Pacific cable build 
 
ABS finds $57m for big-ticket tech projects 
 
How Service NSW uses data to create ‘healthy competition’ 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
Real-time performance dashboards critical to constant improvement.
 
IBM, NEC picked for major NSW Transport deals 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Final contract negotiations begin.
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