Bernard Keane November 16, 2017 1 Comment
Stung by the loss of a trove of hacking tools, the US government has made public its rules for how it handles discoveries of flaws in computer systems used by businesses and consumers worldwide.
Guy Rundle October 6, 2017 38 Comments
The public sphere, in this country and others, has been undermined by an unwillingness to defend it, even as the ground shifts beneath it.
Bernard Keane October 5, 2017 29 Comments
When Australia's civil liberties needed protecting, Labor went missing. The consequences are nebulous -- but very real.
Crikey October 5, 2017 5 Comments
Serious questions arise over potential misuse of power by police departments created to identify and neutralise "fixated" individuals, writes freelance journalist Asher Wolf.
Bernard Keane October 5, 2017 34 Comments
Our politicians are constructing a panopticon from which it will be impossible to escape. And it won't stop terror attacks.
Crikey August 30, 2017 9 Comments
Think that if you have nothing to hide you have nothing to fear? Maybe you should just hand over your email password, writes Amy Gray.
Bernard Keane July 17, 2017 19 Comments
It's unclear how Malcolm Turnbull proposes to fight encryption but one technique already in use illustrates the dangers of relying on "backdoors" of any type.
Helen Razer July 6, 2017 11 Comments
The question is not whether sex robots will encourage the objectification of women (duh), but the extent to which security agencies will exploit such technology to wage wars and expand the surveillance state.
Crikey July 4, 2017 10 Comments
Bolt's big blunder ... what a load of bollards ... the world's real cyber criminals ...