Ben Grubb

Ben Grubb is the author of popular Australian technology blog, Tech Wired.

Having had experience working as an IT professional, Grubb brings a wealth of hands-on knowledge to the job of writing about the IT industry.

At iTnews, Grubb’s favourite job is attempting to decipher what technology-related policies are being discussed at Australian Parliament House and how they impact the industry.

Recent articles by Ben Grubb

Microsoft defends IE vulnerability

Microsoft defends IE vulnerability

Says IE users should upgrade to IE 8.
Jan 19 2010 2:56PM
Cyber security centre doesn't operate 24/7

Cyber security centre doesn't operate 24/7

Awaits expansion.
Jan 19 2010 7:06AM
ISPs pilot box to test Australian broadband speeds

ISPs pilot box to test Australian broadband speeds

Enex device rolled out to customers of 40 ISPs.
Jan 18 2010 3:48PM
ABC iView to cost $2.93m this financial year

ABC iView to cost $2.93m this financial year

Record amount of views.
Jan 18 2010 12:10PM
Crunch: Y2K.01 bug strikes bank, McAfee to secure Facebook users

Crunch: Y2K.01 bug strikes bank, McAfee to secure Facebook users

A Queensland bank kicked off the decade with a Y2K-like glitch and Facebook inked a deal with McAfee to help secure its 350m members.
Jan 15 2010 10:44AM
Telstra scraps wireless excess usage charges

Telstra scraps wireless excess usage charges

Introduces new plans.
Jan 14 2010 2:01PM
Unlicensed software users fined $300K

Unlicensed software users fined $300K

BSA recommends firms carefully manage their software assets.
Jan 14 2010 11:12AM
Victorian man killed by 200kg server

Victorian man killed by 200kg server

Investigation underway.
Jan 13 2010 4:06PM
ACMA blacklist costs $400,000 to run

ACMA blacklist costs $400,000 to run

And likely to increase.
Jan 13 2010 1:01PM
Customer server puts iiNet on spam blacklist

Customer server puts iiNet on spam blacklist

Junior staffer to blame.
Jan 12 2010 12:28PM
Fisherman accused of breaching internet cable zone

Fisherman accused of breaching internet cable zone

Could face up to 12 years in prison.
Jan 12 2010 10:37AM
Watchdog issues spam warning to real estate agent

Watchdog issues spam warning to real estate agent

Targets real estate sector.
Jan 8 2010 11:18AM
Apple set to unveil beachside suburb store

Apple set to unveil beachside suburb store

Local Apple dealer has known about it for two years.
Jan 7 2010 5:28PM
EFA hires senior lecturer to counter net censor

EFA hires senior lecturer to counter net censor

New campaign hub.
Jan 7 2010 1:21PM
WA tech company denies aiding Burmese military

WA tech company denies aiding Burmese military

Radio encryption technology under fire.
Jan 6 2010 4:24PM
Conroy prepares for wireless spectrum sale

Conroy prepares for wireless spectrum sale

Warns of costs to broadcasters and consumers.
Jan 6 2010 10:53AM
Stephenconroy.com.au resurfaces

Stephenconroy.com.au resurfaces

Regulator says it's OK.
Jan 5 2010 12:19PM
Security group releases new Conficker figures

Security group releases new Conficker figures

Telstra hosts most infected users in Australia.
Jan 4 2010 10:20AM
NBN tenders are not secret: Conroy

NBN tenders are not secret: Conroy

Conroy denies 'secret' NBN tenders.
Dec 29 2009 8:37AM
Transcript: Conroy explains his net censorship regime

Transcript: Conroy explains his net censorship regime

iTnews' full transcript of an interview with Stephen Conroy.
Dec 21 2009 10:02PM

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