US-CERT issues alert for Regin state-sponsored malware 
 
Southern Cross Cable telcos 'partnered' with spy agencies 
By Juha Saarinen | 1 day 7 hours ago | Comment Now 
Cable itself not tapped, CEO says.
 
Regin state-sponsored malware traced to UK, US spies: report 
By Juha Saarinen | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Used in surveillance on EU, Belgian telco.
 
Backdoor trojan discovered stalking high-profile targets 
 
EFF to launch free digital cert authority 
By Juha Saarinen | Nov 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wants to replace HTTP with HTTPS.
 
Raytheon acquires IT security firm for $490m 
Nov 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
Expands capabilities in analysis of complex, rich media intelligence data.
 
Leak suggests NSA used secret agents to infiltrate networks 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Sentry Eagle program conducted in cooperation with industry.
 
Reagan signed off on NSA surveillance 
Sep 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Is Congress going after the wrong laws?
 
Govts pressure Google for more user data 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Australian requests dip slightly.
 
Snowden accuses NZ PM of lying about mass surveillance 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Five days out from national election.
 
Aussie, Kiwi spies hooked into NSA metadata search engine 
By Juha Saarinen | Aug 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Leak reveals massive trove of private communications.
 
US senator seeks strong curbs on NSA metadata collection 
Jul 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
New bill introduced in US Senate welcomed by privacy advocates.
 
iPhone hacker uncovers undocumented iOS backdoors 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Apple silent on secret data access features.
 
British spies boast ability to intercept Skype calls 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Black ops bag of tricks doesn't impress analyst.
 
Nine out of ten NSA files relate to ordinary web users  
Jul 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Unintended targets caught up in the hunt for intelligence.
 
ISPs sue UK spies over network attacks 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Snowden leaks expose surveillance operations.
 
Germany ends Verizon contract over NSA concerns 
 
US, Canadian courts rule against warrantless metadata collection 
By Juha Saarinen | Jun 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Law enforcement practices in the spotlight.
 
Tech giants launch Reset the Net project 
By Juha Saarinen | Jun 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
'Encrypt everything'.
 
Weighing up the impact of Edward Snowden 
By Brett Winterford | Jun 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Blog post] One year on, what has the whistleblower taught IT?
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Your bank
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A technology company (Google, Facebook et al)
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Your telco, ISP or utility
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A retailer (Coles, Woolworths et al)
  2%
 
A Federal Government agency (ATO, Centrelink etc)
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