privacy

Facebook says companies got access to data only after user permission

Facebook says companies got access to data only after user permission

After social network allowed far greater access than disclosed.
Dec 20 2018 7:15AM
'Get a warrant' - fresh DNA data protection demands from University of Queensland

'Get a warrant' - fresh DNA data protection demands from University of Queensland

Calls for a Genetic Data Protection Act to maintain trust.
Dec 18 2018 11:06AM
Google+ shutdown speeds up, new privacy bug affected 52.5 million users

Google+ shutdown speeds up, new privacy bug affected 52.5 million users

Allowed partner apps to access its users' private data.
Dec 11 2018 6:41AM
Quora hacked, about 100 million user accounts leaked

Quora hacked, about 100 million user accounts leaked

Chief executive apologises and promises transparency.
Dec 4 2018 12:21PM
Marriott's Starwood hack hits up to 500m guests

Marriott's Starwood hack hits up to 500m guests

Attack began four years ago.
Dec 1 2018 7:39AM
Greens propose $250m NBN migration assistance fund

Greens propose $250m NBN migration assistance fund

To bridge affordability gap.
Nov 14 2018 7:00PM
DTA told to enshrine digital identity system in law

DTA told to enshrine digital identity system in law

Metadata retention also needs addressing.
Nov 14 2018 11:40AM
Cabcharge taps Google Pay for eTickets to ride on Android mobiles

Cabcharge taps Google Pay for eTickets to ride on Android mobiles

Employers to see journey data.
Nov 1 2018 9:12PM
Apple boss takes aim at 'weaponisation' of customer data

Apple boss takes aim at 'weaponisation' of customer data

Cook calls for US federal privacy legislation similar to EU's GDPR.
Oct 25 2018 5:44AM
Apple launches GDPR-style privacy tools for users

Apple launches GDPR-style privacy tools for users

View, correct and delete what Big A has collected on you.
Oct 18 2018 6:25AM
EU privacy chief expects first round of GDPR fines this year

EU privacy chief expects first round of GDPR fines this year

Multiple breach investigations already under way.
Oct 10 2018 5:57AM
Google+ social network killed after data leak bug found

Google+ social network killed after data leak bug found

Up to half a million accounts potentially affected.
Oct 9 2018 5:41AM
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
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
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

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