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Home Affairs says crypto-busting preferable to buying greyhat cracks

Home Affairs says crypto-busting preferable to buying greyhat cracks

Puts rules around use of encryption keys, judicial review.
Encryption busting laws face new probe

Encryption busting laws face new probe

Final amendments fall under the microscope.
Dec 17 2018 4:13PM
Federal govt pledges $17m for online safety education package

Federal govt pledges $17m for online safety education package

Plans for Online Safety Charter to protect kids on digital platforms.
Dec 17 2018 4:04PM
Irish regulator investigates Facebook over private photo glitch

Irish regulator investigates Facebook over private photo glitch

May have exposed private photos of up to 6.8 million users.
Dec 17 2018 6:36AM
Russian lawmakers seek tighter internet control to counter "aggressive" US

Russian lawmakers seek tighter internet control to counter "aggressive" US

Reduce flows of Russian internet traffic via foreign networks.
Dec 17 2018 6:36AM
Chinese hackers targeting US Navy contractors with multiple breaches - WSJ

Chinese hackers targeting US Navy contractors with multiple breaches - WSJ

Raft of information, including missile plans.
Dec 17 2018 6:36AM
Bomb hoax extortion emails spread down under

Bomb hoax extortion emails spread down under

Bitcoin bust creates threat boom.
Dec 14 2018 9:00AM
Huawei US$2 billion security pledge followed walkout by GCHQ - sources

Huawei US$2 billion security pledge followed walkout by GCHQ - sources

Perceived failure to fix security holes in its products.
Dec 14 2018 6:36AM
Global credit agency Fitch rates Australia’s encryption laws a negative

Global credit agency Fitch rates Australia’s encryption laws a negative

Financial risk clouds darken.
Dec 13 2018 9:45PM
Shamoon variant lead suspect in hack on oil firm Saipem

Shamoon variant lead suspect in hack on oil firm Saipem

Hack on Italian oil services firm Saipem crippled more than 300 computers.
Dec 13 2018 6:59AM
Govts agree to coordinate national cyber incident response

Govts agree to coordinate national cyber incident response

Details of arrangement forged at COAG meeting released.
Dec 13 2018 12:11AM
ASD chief insists new encryption laws won't see Aussie tech shunned like Huawei

ASD chief insists new encryption laws won't see Aussie tech shunned like Huawei

"The comparison is absurd".
Dec 12 2018 4:33PM
Microsoft patches exploited new Windows zero-day

Microsoft patches exploited new Windows zero-day

In-the-wild vulnerability rated important, not critical.
Dec 12 2018 1:23PM
eBay Classifieds Group reboots 80K cores to patch Meltdown-Spectre

eBay Classifieds Group reboots 80K cores to patch Meltdown-Spectre

Gumtree Australia's owner describes mitigation on its private cloud.
Dec 12 2018 7:03AM
Super Micro says review found no malicious chips in motherboards

Super Micro says review found no malicious chips in motherboards

External investigations.
Dec 12 2018 6:52AM
US advised to adopt Australia's 'archaic' voting system in the age of hacks

US advised to adopt Australia's 'archaic' voting system in the age of hacks

ANU says pencil and paper ballots are better for democracy.
Dec 11 2018 11:29AM
Telegram, WhatsApp and Signal open to side-channel attacks

Telegram, WhatsApp and Signal open to side-channel attacks

Messaging apps inadequately protect state and user information.
Dec 11 2018 7:04AM
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
Japan's top three telcos to exclude Huawei, ZTE network equipment -Kyodo

Japan's top three telcos to exclude Huawei, ZTE network equipment -Kyodo

Plan not to use current equipment and upcoming 5G gear .
Dec 11 2018 6:41AM
Shetler blasts its new encryption busting laws

Shetler blasts its new encryption busting laws

Compares power grab to debunked WMD claims.
Dec 10 2018 11:34PM
Microsoft adopts ethical principles aiming to bar misuse of face recognition technology

Microsoft adopts ethical principles aiming to bar misuse of face recognition technology

Bans use for unlawful discrimination.
Dec 7 2018 12:01PM

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