Bernard KeaneNov 17, 20166 Comments
Revelations of trafficking of Australians' metadata illustrate that data retention -- which has no benefits for law enforcement -- is a serious threat to Australians.
CrikeyNov 2, 20162 Comments
Ardent Leisure CEO Deborah Thomas has referred social media threats against herself and her family to NSW Police, after media outlets published photographs of her apartment building and the school her teenage son attends.
Bernard KeaneOct 25, 2016
The Prime Minister's cybersecurity adviser has criticised the Australian Bureau of Statistics' failings in its dealing with IBM, which led to the debacle of census night.
Bernard KeaneOct 19, 20163 Comments
WikiLeaks' publication of Democratic Party materials has prompted the Ecuadorean government to shut off Julian Assange's internet access.
Oct 18, 20161 Comment
Michael Ebeid told Senate estimates that no resources were dedicated to SBS Zela before it was shut down. Former editor Danielle Warby says that is wrong. Myriam Robin and Sally Whyte report.
Myriam RobinOct 14, 201610 Comments
Sydney Morning Herald editor-in-chief Darren Goodsir has wished departing editor Judith Whelan well -- in comic sans.
Bernard KeaneOct 14, 201613 Comments
Already in trouble for trying to expand his power, Attorney-General George Brandis is now demanding the right to personally vet security researchers.
Bernard KeaneOct 13, 2016
Despite an unusual effort to downplay cybersecurity risks, the Australian Cyber Security Centre's latest threat report was the basis for the usual scaremongering.
Bernard KeaneOct 5, 20162 Comments
Got a Yahoo email account? Delete it - the NSA has been rifling through it, with the help of Yahoo itself, an explosive report has revealed.
Oct 5, 20162 Comments
SBS has trumpeted its exciting new partnership with Vice Media, to be called Viceland. But there's a pretty big problem with Viceland's UK and US launches, write Glenn Dyer and Myriam Robin.