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Hackers’ attack on ‘democracy’ spotlights the government’s contempt for privacy

Hackers’ attack on ‘democracy’ spotlights the government’s contempt for privacy

Politicians can't keep their own data secure — and certainly not that of voters. Don't listen when they tell you to hand over your personal data because "it's safe".

China’s surveillance model is exactly what the West is trying to emulate

China’s surveillance model is exactly what the West is trying to emulate

We need to stop kidding ourselves that we're so different from the Chinese on surveillance and control. They just do it better than us.

China outrages West by doing the same commercial spying we do

China outrages West by doing the same commercial spying we do

Lurid reports of Chinese hacking omit that we engage in exactly the same — and occasionally worse — cyber-espionage.

US lays ground rules for Made In The NSA hack attacks

US lays ground rules for Made In The NSA hack attacks

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.

Hack of defence firm reveals a cybersecurity framework in chaos

Hack of defence firm reveals a cybersecurity framework in chaos

While endlessly talking about the importance of cybersecurity, the government has an all-care-no-responsibility attitude toward its defence data.

Don’t let new ‘cyber warriors’ fool you, we’re sleeping though cybersecurity threats

Don’t let new ‘cyber warriors’ fool you, we’re sleeping though cybersecurity threats

Cybersecurity agencies like the Australian Signals Directorate make us less safe with their determination to engage in cyber "offence".

It’s official, our spy agencies are making our companies less secure

It’s official, our spy agencies are making our companies less secure

By collecting and using vulnerabilities in widely used software, our own intelligence agencies pose a double threat to business -- while governments preach cybersecurity.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Macdonald goes down whinging ... rickrolled ... chicken Latin ...

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

ASD questions ... who are the Matildas? ... cargo shorts of protest ...

WikiLeaks: what Australia got from the NSA’s commercial spying

WikiLeaks: what Australia got from the NSA’s commercial spying

The vast mass surveillance system established by the National Security Agency and its partners like Australia aren't about stopping terrorist attacks but about helping our companies make a buck. New documents from WikiLeaks show how.