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Meet the Timor-Leste 12 who could benefit from the Witness K cover-up

Meet the Timor-Leste 12 who could benefit from the Witness K cover-up

The government is desperate to hide its prosecution of Witness K and Bernard Collaery. But who will benefit from a cover-up?

Turnbull unveils bill to plant viruses on computer devices

Turnbull unveils bill to plant viruses on computer devices

The government has unveiled a bill to enable it to force tech companies to cooperate with its efforts to defeat encryption, including by planting viruses on devices.

How Australian media’s growing extremism threatens our security

How Australian media’s growing extremism threatens our security

With intelligence and security agencies warning of the growing threat of right-wing extremism, Sky News' attempt to legitimise Blair Cottrell will raise deep concern among those charged with keeping us safe.

A short and disturbing history of Australia’s spy scandals 

A short and disturbing history of Australia’s spy scandals 

Over and over, the history of intelligence services in Australia is that the only people made to suffer are those who reveal wrongdoing or incompetence.

National security can no longer be a matter of ‘just trust us’

National security can no longer be a matter of ‘just trust us’

Our national security agencies need to work harder to get information used to underpin decision into the public domain.

Half a billion extra on national security and the government won’t tell us why

Half a billion extra on national security and the government won’t tell us why

The government is treating us with contempt by racking up hundreds of millions of dollars of extra national security spending without debate or transparency.

Crikey Worm: ASIO returns to Aunty

Crikey Worm: ASIO returns to Aunty

Good morning, early birds. ASIO returns to the ABC to take possession of the cabinet files. Plus, Labor MP David Feeney's resignation creates factional friction for Bill Shorten. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: ASIO raids the ABC over leaked cabinet docs

Crikey Worm: ASIO raids the ABC over leaked cabinet docs

Good morning, early birds. The Prime Minister will deliver a very business-friendly speech today in what sounds an awful lot like a campaign speech. Plus, ASIO raids the ABC. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: Australia is going on a spy hunt

Crikey Worm: Australia is going on a spy hunt

Good morning, early birds. Senior security and intelligence personnel discuss a dramatic change to the way Australia deals with suspected foreign spies. Plus, Australia delivers "one of the worst aid projects in the South Pacific". It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Channel Seven’s Summer of Nazis raises national security fears

Channel Seven’s Summer of Nazis raises national security fears

The Seven Network giving airtime to far-right extremists makes the job of security agencies more difficult, at a time of a growing threat from neo-Nazi groups.