Bhakthi Puvanenthiran November 8, 2017 10 Comments
As US lawmakers and tech companies shout about an Honest Ads Act to prevent election meddling, they ignore how much Russia relies on traditional US press to spread disinformation all on their own.
Bernard Keane October 12, 2017 18 Comments
While endlessly talking about the importance of cybersecurity, the government has an all-care-no-responsibility attitude toward its defence data.
Max Chalmers October 10, 2017
Erstwhile prime minister and globetrotting guest lecturer Tony Abbott has extolled the benefits of climate change at a gathering of "climate sceptics". Plus, the government has admitted a national security contractor was hacked last year. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.
Stilgherrian August 30, 2016 1 Comment
And unfortunately, we're not learning from our mistakes.
Bernard Keane August 19, 2016 5 Comments
Our intelligence agencies are supposed to keep us safe -- so why do they deliberately keep IT security flaws secret from users?
Josh Taylor August 10, 2016 24 Comments
ABS chief statistician David Kalisch has said an unknown foreign entity is responsible for crashing the census site last night.
Cassidy Knowlton August 28, 2015 3 Comments
About half the stories mentioning the Ashley Madison data dump used the term "leak", bringing to mind whistleblowers revealing information in the public interest. So why was an Islamic State data dump called a "hack"?
Josh Taylor August 20, 2015 7 Comments
The media have so far been restrained in reporting on the Ashley Madison hack.
Josh Taylor August 13, 2015 6 Comments
Did Islamic State hackers access Australian government email addresses and passwords? Maybe. But it's probably not as bad as the headlines suggest.