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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.
Political party networks caught up in parliament's IT breach

Political party networks caught up in parliament's IT breach

But no evidence of electoral interference.
Feb 18 2019 12:42PM
UK concludes it can mitigate risk from Huawei equipment use in 5G: FT

UK concludes it can mitigate risk from Huawei equipment use in 5G: FT

Five eyes wander.
Feb 18 2019 6:52AM
It's complicated, says Britain's MI6 spymaster on Huawei 5G issue

It's complicated, says Britain's MI6 spymaster on Huawei 5G issue

No easy answers: chief of Britain's foreign intelligence.
Feb 18 2019 6:51AM
Facebook voids accounts targeting Moldova pre-election

Facebook voids accounts targeting Moldova pre-election

More "inauthentic behaviour".
Feb 15 2019 6:57AM
Optus self-service error logs users into Vladmir's account

Optus self-service error logs users into Vladmir's account

Telco yanks site, starts investigation.
Feb 14 2019 9:55PM
Defence's bid for new technology restrictions scuttled by Thom review

Defence's bid for new technology restrictions scuttled by Thom review

More nuanced approach needed to address legislative gaps.
Feb 14 2019 3:13PM
Phishers compromise Optus email accounts

Phishers compromise Optus email accounts

Beware malware-laden missives.
Feb 14 2019 6:51AM
Aussie IT firms cop customer trust hit as encryption laws bite

Aussie IT firms cop customer trust hit as encryption laws bite

Face 'regular questions' from customers and prospects.
Feb 14 2019 6:42AM
Govt moves to extend encryption-busting powers to anti-corruption agencies

Govt moves to extend encryption-busting powers to anti-corruption agencies

Proposes changing 'interception agency' definition.
Feb 13 2019 5:18PM
Patch Wednesday plugs actively exploited IE zero-day

Patch Wednesday plugs actively exploited IE zero-day

"PrivExchange" flaw fixed too after proof-of-concept published.
Feb 13 2019 11:51AM
Russian lawmakers back bill on 'sovereign' internet

Russian lawmakers back bill on 'sovereign' internet

Tighter controls could disrupt Russia's internet and be used to stifle dissent.
Feb 13 2019 6:40AM
Hacker destroys all data held by US email provider

Hacker destroys all data held by US email provider

Primary and backup data wiped.
Feb 13 2019 1:13AM
Australian bank customers caught in valuation firm data breach

Australian bank customers caught in valuation firm data breach

Caused by undisclosed 'security vulnerability'.
Feb 13 2019 12:19AM
Labor concedes decryption laws weakened security for internet users

Labor concedes decryption laws weakened security for internet users

Says change needed to protect "virtually every" smartphone and net user.
Feb 12 2019 11:27PM
Online payments fraud crackdown breaks cover as AusPayNet names new chief

Online payments fraud crackdown breaks cover as AusPayNet names new chief

Sector-wide reforms to start by July.
Feb 12 2019 7:15AM
Pompeo warns allies Huawei presence complicates partnership with US

Pompeo warns allies Huawei presence complicates partnership with US

Warns against deploying equipment.
Feb 12 2019 7:00AM
Thailand launches Huawei 5G test bed

Thailand launches Huawei 5G test bed

Despite US allies' bar on Chinese telecoms giant.
Feb 11 2019 6:54AM
Defence dumped unrestricted crypto research permits without warning

Defence dumped unrestricted crypto research permits without warning

But permanent replacement under consideration.
Feb 8 2019 5:30PM
Apple gives education grant to US teen for FaceTime bug find

Apple gives education grant to US teen for FaceTime bug find

After fixing privacy issue.
Feb 8 2019 11:40AM
Swiss government invites public to find holes in e-voting system

Swiss government invites public to find holes in e-voting system

Up to 50,000 Swiss francs bug bounties.
Feb 8 2019 10:38AM

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