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Facebook asks Oversight Board for guidance on 'cross-check' system

Facebook asks Oversight Board for guidance on 'cross-check' system

Used to double check enforcement actions against certain users.
Sep 29 2021 1:03PM
UK seeks to break down digital trade barriers

UK seeks to break down digital trade barriers

Newly-appointed trade minister will tell conference.
Sep 20 2021 11:53AM
Salesforce beats quarterly revenue estimates

Salesforce beats quarterly revenue estimates

On hybrid work demand.
Aug 26 2021 6:42AM
US lawmaker says Facebook move to cut off researcher access is 'deeply concerning'

US lawmaker says Facebook move to cut off researcher access is 'deeply concerning'

Political ad data source cut off.
Aug 5 2021 7:08AM
Websites back up after brief global outage linked to Akamai

Websites back up after brief global outage linked to Akamai

Second disruption in a month.
Jul 23 2021 6:45AM
Russian security chief says Moscow will work with US to find hackers

Russian security chief says Moscow will work with US to find hackers

A week after US and Russian leaders pledged cooperation.
Jun 24 2021 12:16PM
Facebook's Workplace tool reaches 7 million paid subscribers

Facebook's Workplace tool reaches 7 million paid subscribers

Up more than 40 percent from a year earlier.
May 5 2021 12:22PM
Australian cyber security consultancy reportedly helped unlock San Bernardino iPhone

Australian cyber security consultancy reportedly helped unlock San Bernardino iPhone

Washington Post investigation details long-held secret.
Apr 15 2021 7:13AM
NAME:WRECK vulnerabilities could impact 100 million servers, IoT devices

NAME:WRECK vulnerabilities could impact 100 million servers, IoT devices

Patches and mitigations available.
Apr 13 2021 2:52PM
Facebook says data on 530 million users 'scraped' before September 2019

Facebook says data on 530 million users 'scraped' before September 2019

Stemmed from misuse of a feature.
Apr 7 2021 12:25PM
Six former eBay staff charged with cyberstalking

Six former eBay staff charged with cyberstalking

Campaign waged against critical blog.
Jun 16 2020 6:48AM
Amazon to block police use of facial recognition for a year

Amazon to block police use of facial recognition for a year

While new laws are brokered.
Jun 11 2020 8:08AM
Apple patches iOS to address unc0ver jailbreak

Apple patches iOS to address unc0ver jailbreak

Which exploited zero-day in Darwin XNU kernel.
Jun 2 2020 6:27AM
Cisco servers compromised using SaltStack flaws

Cisco servers compromised using SaltStack flaws

Impacted six servers associated with older versions of a network simulation tool.
May 29 2020 6:03AM
RMIT to set up 'business-driven' cyber security research centre

RMIT to set up 'business-driven' cyber security research centre

To be led by Deakin cyber security academic.
Mar 3 2020 1:22PM
Edith Cowan University builds $3m SOC

Edith Cowan University builds $3m SOC

To train students in cyber security.
Jan 29 2020 2:04PM
Wyze accidentally exposes internal analytics database

Wyze accidentally exposes internal analytics database

Finds no evidence it was accessed by anyone.
Dec 30 2019 9:55AM
Maastricht University pulls all IT offline after ransomware attack

Maastricht University pulls all IT offline after ransomware attack

Incident under internal and police investigation.
Dec 28 2019 12:49AM
Citrix vulnerability could expose 3500 Aussie companies

Citrix vulnerability could expose 3500 Aussie companies

Vendor urges admins to mitigate "immediately".
Dec 24 2019 12:11PM
Twitter discloses Android app flaw that could allow account takeovers

Twitter discloses Android app flaw that could allow account takeovers

Urges users to update.
Dec 21 2019 10:17AM

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