November 8, 2017 10
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.
October 12, 2017 18
While endlessly talking about the importance of cybersecurity, the government has an all-care-no-responsibility attitude toward its defence data.
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.
August 30, 2016 1
And unfortunately, we're not learning from our mistakes.
August 19, 2016 5
Our intelligence agencies are supposed to keep us safe -- so why do they deliberately keep IT security flaws secret from users?
August 10, 2016 24
ABS chief statistician David Kalisch has said an unknown foreign entity is responsible for crashing the census site last night.
August 28, 2015 3
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"?
August 20, 2015 7
The media have so far been restrained in reporting on the Ashley Madison hack.
August 13, 2015 6
Did Islamic State hackers access Australian government email addresses and passwords? Maybe. But it's probably not as bad as the headlines suggest.
July 7, 2015 1
When hackers get hacked ... what's a "sausage fest"? ... spy agency seeks women ...