Can Victoria put IT failure behind it and modernise? 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Blog Post] Why the southern state needs to avoid a CenITex brain-drain.
 
Ombudsman wants to monitor warrantless metadata access 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Requests ability to report publicly.
 
Do telcos make for competent spies? 
Mar 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Intelligence agency overseer wades into telco data retention.
 
Victorian councillors' phone use to be made public 
By Paris Cowan | Jan 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Personal calls lead to $18,000 bill.
 
"Tower dump" of consumer mobile data a popular police snooping tactic 
By Danielle Walker | Dec 10, 2013 | Comment Now 
Among 125 law enforcement agencies in 33 states, one in every four use the "tower dump" tactic, new reports reveal.
 
ASIO raids lawyer office seeking Timor wiretap documents 
By Darren Pauli | Dec 3, 2013 | Comment Now 
Documents claim ASIS agents planted bugs in Govt office walls under aid work guise.
 
NSA planned to spy on Australia 
By Darren Pauli | Nov 22, 2013 | Comment Now 
Breach 'common understanding' not to spy.
 
Yahoo encrypts ALL DATA 
By Adam Greenberg | Nov 21, 2013 | Comment Now 
Says it never gave data to government agencies.
 
Australia spied on Indonesian President  
By Darren Pauli | Nov 18, 2013 | Comment Now 
President, wife and inner circle tracked.
 
British spies used fake LinkedIn, Slashdot pages to tap telco 
 
NSW Ombudsman dreams of a desktop-free office 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 7, 2013 | Comment Now 
VDI project suffers set backs.
 
New Zealand's spying law passes 
By Juha Saarinen | Nov 6, 2013 | Comment Now 
Gives intelligence agencies a say in network procurements.
 
Spy game: Australia and the Asia-Pacific 
By Mark Beeson | Nov 5, 2013 | Comment Now 
It’s 'not cricket' to spy on friends.
 
US privacy experts debate worth of mass data collection 
By Danielle Walker | Oct 30, 2013 | Comment Now 
A panel shared their views on online privacy expectations.
 
Smart TVs a spying portal for hackers, researcher finds 
By Darren Pauli | Oct 24, 2013 | Comment Now 
Don't keep your TV in the bedroom, consumers warned.
 
NSA phone taps deterred a 'few' terrorists, not 54 
By Adam Greenberg | Oct 17, 2013 | Comment Now 
Director to exit hot seat next year.
 
Aust spy agency gave 300k contacts in one day to NSA 
 
NSA report says Aust spooks swiped 311,113 contacts in one day 
 
NSA tool may track burner mobiles 
By SC Australia Staff | Oct 15, 2013 | Comment Now 
Metadata provides rough phone fingerprint.
 
Russians eavesdrop WiFi, phone comms during Olympics 
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