police

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
NSW Police extends IDEMIA deal for cop shop biometric scanners

NSW Police extends IDEMIA deal for cop shop biometric scanners

LiveScan now supported until 2026.
Mar 31 2020 3:09PM
NZ Police trials AI DigiCop

NZ Police trials AI DigiCop

Also tests self-service kiosks for non-emergency matters.
Feb 12 2020 1:59PM
Data retention 'ambiguity' sees cops given web browsing histories

Data retention 'ambiguity' sees cops given web browsing histories

Telcos sometimes turning over full URLs in metadata requests.
Feb 7 2020 4:39PM
Law enforcement agencies ramp up use of anti-encryption laws

Law enforcement agencies ramp up use of anti-encryption laws

At least 18 requests issued to service providers in last six months.
Jan 28 2020 11:20PM
AFP to deploy body-cams at major airports

AFP to deploy body-cams at major airports

Rollout to begin in February.
Dec 20 2019 3:46PM
SAP apologises after NZ firearms registry upgrade privacy breach

SAP apologises after NZ firearms registry upgrade privacy breach

Gun buyback site shut down.
Dec 3 2019 6:59AM
Two charged over $500,000 BEC scam

Two charged over $500,000 BEC scam

Businesses and a Sydney-based university caught up.
Nov 12 2019 1:39PM
Police cop the most blame for illegal telco metadata searches

Police cop the most blame for illegal telco metadata searches

Authorisation errors and typos behind many issues.
Jul 23 2019 6:27PM
Two charged over police phone DoS attacks

Two charged over police phone DoS attacks

Callers responding to texts for help were played abusive recording.
Jun 17 2019 6:30AM
AFP gets more suspects to unlock devices, cloud services

AFP gets more suspects to unlock devices, cloud services

Explores 'technical feasibility' of industry requests.
Feb 4 2019 3:05PM
Home Affairs says encryption-busting laws now in use

Home Affairs says encryption-busting laws now in use

Training expands to police forces this month.
Jan 30 2019 4:28PM
National real-time intelligence system quietly gets another $59m

National real-time intelligence system quietly gets another $59m

Govt approves full funding for tranche one.
Jan 15 2019 12:00PM
Melbourne residents warned about bitcoin scam

Melbourne residents warned about bitcoin scam

Victims directed to bitcoin ATMs to settle bogus tax debt.
Oct 5 2018 11:08AM
NSW cops seize $350k cryptocurrency in 'dark web' drug raid

NSW cops seize $350k cryptocurrency in 'dark web' drug raid

Man arrested and charged.
Jun 8 2018 8:12AM
NSW Police buys 1000 biometric scanners for the beat

NSW Police buys 1000 biometric scanners for the beat

Will tether with smartphones.
May 28 2018 12:10PM
Qld residents lose $100,000s to online lottery scam

Qld residents lose $100,000s to online lottery scam

Sent 'realistic' Facebook-branded credit card.
May 3 2018 8:42PM
AFP revives investigation system replacement

AFP revives investigation system replacement

After cancelling 2013 project.
Apr 30 2018 12:06PM
Former Defence exec becomes ACIC's new CIO

Former Defence exec becomes ACIC's new CIO

Will oversee national criminal intelligence sharing systems.
Jan 18 2018 3:06PM
National real-time intelligence sharing system edges closer

National real-time intelligence sharing system edges closer

ACIC appeals for funding after two-year pilot.
Nov 13 2017 6:45AM

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