privacy

Britain's mass web-spying faulted by European rights court

Britain's mass web-spying faulted by European rights court

Programme violated privacy and free speech.
Sep 14 2018 6:54AM
Apple boots apps that snaffled browser histories

Apple boots apps that snaffled browser histories

Trend Micro culls collection features from its code.
Sep 11 2018 12:00PM
States flouting right to encrypted messaging - UN expert

States flouting right to encrypted messaging - UN expert

Ignoring duty to protect freedom of expression and privacy.
Sep 11 2018 6:43AM
Australia names a new privacy commissioner

Australia names a new privacy commissioner

Acting commissioner Angelene Falk appointed
Aug 17 2018 1:30PM
Reddit IT admin accounts compromised in site hack

Reddit IT admin accounts compromised in site hack

Attackers access old backup file, internal systems.
Aug 2 2018 8:28AM
Govt moves to reinforce My Health Record privacy

Govt moves to reinforce My Health Record privacy

Promises to strengthen laws, let records be deleted.
Jul 31 2018 7:00AM
Qld probes privacy law changes to tackle drone concerns

Qld probes privacy law changes to tackle drone concerns

Surveillance controls questioned.
Jul 30 2018 6:55AM
Govt could tap bank, telco data for tourist insights

Govt could tap bank, telco data for tourist insights

As part of "large scale data supply project".
Jul 30 2018 6:55AM
Doctors stage intervention on My Health Record

Doctors stage intervention on My Health Record

Ready to operate on minister.
Jul 25 2018 3:42PM
Facebook staring at Australian class action

Facebook staring at Australian class action

Litigation funder rattles can for Cambridge Analytica claims.
Jul 10 2018 5:37PM
Google ads standard delays cause EU privacy compliance mess

Google ads standard delays cause EU privacy compliance mess

Firms exposed to fines.
Jul 4 2018 6:40AM
Facebook personality test could leak user data

Facebook personality test could leak user data

Researcher lands bug bounty.
Jun 29 2018 11:10AM
Apple creates phone-to-phone augmented reality

Apple creates phone-to-phone augmented reality

To solve privacy concerns over widespread AR use.
Jun 2 2018 8:07AM
ADHA chief tries to allay My Health Record fears

ADHA chief tries to allay My Health Record fears

'There is no big brother'.
May 24 2018 10:04PM
Open banking security is still an open question

Open banking security is still an open question

Analysis: Is bank data security really superior?
May 15 2018 2:49PM
Govt releases My Health Record secondary data use plan

Govt releases My Health Record secondary data use plan

Provides more detail on opt-out model.
May 11 2018 4:22PM
Senate backs Greens push for GDPR-style data laws

Senate backs Greens push for GDPR-style data laws

Supports Privacy Act review.
May 10 2018 1:30PM
My Health Record will share de-identified data by default

My Health Record will share de-identified data by default

But opt-out controls to be built in.
May 8 2018 11:43AM
CBA lost backup tapes with 20m customers' details

CBA lost backup tapes with 20m customers' details

Privacy investigation reopened.
May 3 2018 9:40AM
Cambridge Analytica is shutting down

Cambridge Analytica is shutting down

After Facebook data harvesting scandal.
May 3 2018 6:40AM

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