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Ruxcon printer hacking

Ruxcon printer hacking

Lulztech is modifying code for a financial institution to secure its online services in preparation for the proposed data breach laws. During your 15 minutes of actual work today you have to submit your TPS report, but the printer has jammed. You need to get it out and submitted in the next 60 seconds or you'll be working over the weekend. The first to submit their TPS report will win the round. The loser will be working the weekend. All photos credit: Michael Otteraa.
Oct 28 2013 12:33PM
NSA tool may track burner mobiles

NSA tool may track burner mobiles

Metadata provides rough phone fingerprint.
Oct 15 2013 9:26AM
OIAC poll finds Facebook-loving Aussies concerned about privacy

OIAC poll finds Facebook-loving Aussies concerned about privacy

Nine million Aussies check into Facebook every day.
Oct 9 2013 10:14AM
17 ways to make NSA spying more expensive

17 ways to make NSA spying more expensive

New Snowden documents alleged the National Security Agency has deployed vast resources to break encryption and secure backdoors in vendor software and services. While concerned users and organisations need to evaluate their entire online habits and security postures, here's a handful of tools that could help make the NSA's job a little harder. Add your suggestions to the comment section
Sep 6 2013 1:55PM
AusCERT Sydney, 2013

AusCERT Sydney, 2013

The Security on the Move rolling conference comes to Sydney.
Sep 2 2013 9:30AM
40 information security conferences in pictures

40 information security conferences in pictures

A snapshot of some of the hundreds of security conferences on each year.
Aug 29 2013 2:39PM
UNSW launches student CTF comp

UNSW launches student CTF comp

@Ruxcon tickets, cash on offer.
Aug 23 2013 11:05AM
CipherCloud opens Sydney office

CipherCloud opens Sydney office

Says NSA scandal helped drive business.
Aug 22 2013 3:24PM
Kiwis lose $4.4m to online scams: Report

Kiwis lose $4.4m to online scams: Report

Financial losses boom.
Aug 13 2013 11:29AM
Russian man doctors credit card contract, sues bank after non-repayments

Russian man doctors credit card contract, sues bank after non-repayments

Bank didn't read fine print, sued for $800,000.
Aug 8 2013 11:44AM
In pictures: #BlackHat 2013 wrap

In pictures: #BlackHat 2013 wrap

Black Hat 2013 in Las Vegas is underway. The signature conference is one of a series of technical information security conferences that bring together thought leaders from all facets of the infosec world - from the corporate and government sectors to academic and even underground researchers. All images used are credit of Black Hat and used with their kind permission.
Aug 2 2013 12:48PM
$5k bug bounty paid for Google.com XSS

$5k bug bounty paid for Google.com XSS

Google Finance glitch.
Jul 31 2013 12:29PM
Wikileaks Party downed by DoS

Wikileaks Party downed by DoS

@th3j35t3r claims responsibility.
Jul 26 2013 1:05PM
VXer site rises after raid

VXer site rises after raid

Hobbyist heaven restored.
Jul 17 2013 4:25PM
New ATO phishing scam emerges

New ATO phishing scam emerges

Malware missed by most anti-virus.
Jul 17 2013 12:45PM
New ATO phishing scam surfaces

New ATO phishing scam surfaces

Malware missed by most anti-virus engines.
Jul 16 2013 1:35PM
VPN coming to Windows Phone

VPN coming to Windows Phone

Microsoft boosts security lifecycle support.
Jul 12 2013 6:55AM
Microsoft boosts Windows Phone security lifecycle support

Microsoft boosts Windows Phone security lifecycle support

Preps VPN support for 2014.
Jul 11 2013 11:40AM
Vic council intercepted phone, emails to hunt litterbugs

Vic council intercepted phone, emails to hunt litterbugs

Fights litterbugs and owners of unregistered pets.
Jul 10 2013 4:56PM
Hacking the virtualised world

Hacking the virtualised world

Thousands of hypervisors found online.
Jun 17 2013 10:45AM

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