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Police get online account takeover, data disruption powers

Police get online account takeover, data disruption powers

After "extraordinary" bill passes federal parliament.
Aug 25 2021 5:02PM
AFP charge container ship master over Vocus subsea cable damage

AFP charge container ship master over Vocus subsea cable damage

Granted conditional bail.
Aug 24 2021 6:35AM
Australian Federal Police investigates ASC subsea cable cut off Perth

Australian Federal Police investigates ASC subsea cable cut off Perth

'Allegedly damaged by a container ship'.
Aug 13 2021 2:23PM
Online account takeover bill faces 33 changes to pass parliament

Online account takeover bill faces 33 changes to pass parliament

PJCIS wants greater oversight, new assurances on use.
Aug 6 2021 12:53PM
AFP searches for a tracking system that supports 4G, 5G devices

AFP searches for a tracking system that supports 4G, 5G devices

Universal tracking platform to replace multiple existing systems.
Jul 30 2021 1:19PM
AFP leading new cross-agency ransomware taskforce

AFP leading new cross-agency ransomware taskforce

Operation Orcus gets underway.
Jul 20 2021 12:51PM
AFP raid Nuix's Sydney office

AFP raid Nuix's Sydney office

As part of investigation into unnamed individual.
Jun 24 2021 3:20PM
AFP told to end over-reliance on network drives

AFP told to end over-reliance on network drives

After more than 90 percent of records found to be stored that way.
Jun 10 2021 6:45AM
Govt, AFP use AN0M bust to push for new range of powers

Govt, AFP use AN0M bust to push for new range of powers

Want to target bigger messaging services, 'criminal marketplaces'.
Jun 8 2021 2:47PM
AFP and FBI sting used encrypted app to intercept crims' comms

AFP and FBI sting used encrypted app to intercept crims' comms

Provided intelligence for three years.
Jun 8 2021 10:55AM
AFP to train 12 more dogs to sniff out hidden USB drives, SIMs

AFP to train 12 more dogs to sniff out hidden USB drives, SIMs

Program gets $5.7m boost.
May 19 2021 12:34PM
ACT Policing may have unlawfully accessed location data, Ombudsman finds

ACT Policing may have unlawfully accessed location data, Ombudsman finds

Less than one percent of authorisations ‘proper’.
Apr 28 2021 4:05PM
Law enforcement used encryption-busting laws 11 times last year

Law enforcement used encryption-busting laws 11 times last year

NSW Police issued seven technical assistance requests.
Mar 19 2021 4:09PM
Twitter worried by 'secret' account takeover, data access powers

Twitter worried by 'secret' account takeover, data access powers

Urges govt to amend proposed laws.
Feb 16 2021 3:11PM
AWS asks govt to ban systemic weaknesses in online takeover bill

AWS asks govt to ban systemic weaknesses in online takeover bill

Wants specific prohibition added.
Feb 15 2021 3:36PM
Online account takeover powers sent to PJCIS for review

Online account takeover powers sent to PJCIS for review

Legislation to face much-needed scrutiny.
Dec 8 2020 6:29PM
Govt urged to avoid TOLA repeat with dark web laws

Govt urged to avoid TOLA repeat with dark web laws

Law Council says proper scrutiny needed.
Dec 3 2020 6:47PM
Australian govt makes play for sweeping online account takeover powers

Australian govt makes play for sweeping online account takeover powers

'Exclusive control' for serious offences.
Dec 3 2020 12:32PM
Melbourne man charged over myGov fraud

Melbourne man charged over myGov fraud

Allegedly created fraudulent accounts using stolen identities.
Dec 1 2020 1:34PM
Two arrested over large-scale SMS phishing scam

Two arrested over large-scale SMS phishing scam

Thousands of Aussies allegedly targeted.
Sep 24 2020 11:35AM

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