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Is it safe to hand your banking passwords over to finance apps?

Is it safe to hand your banking passwords over to finance apps?

Budgeting and micro-investing apps are giving more people easy access to financial services. But what are the risks involved?

Misframing statistics is all part of the right’s game plan

Misframing statistics is all part of the right’s game plan

Crikey readers discuss the right's pursuit of culture warfare, Australia's cyberwarfare preparedness and the cowork business model.

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.

Encryption legislation is nothing but ‘security theatre’, and Australians will pay the price

Encryption legislation is nothing but ‘security theatre’, and Australians will pay the price

Crikey readers discuss the folly of the government's impending encryption bill and fracking in WA.

What would a Labor government do with new encryption laws?

What would a Labor government do with new encryption laws?

Crikey readers discuss encryption legislation, Julia Banks and the ABC.

Coalition set to pass encryption bill with Labor support

Coalition set to pass encryption bill with Labor support

Good morning, early birds. The government is set to pass a wide-reaching encryption bill after a backflip from Labor, documents detail the secret Home Affairs body who determine medical transfers from Nauru and Manus, and the first conviction challenge is launched following the Lawyer X scandal. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Australia will reap what it sows with anti-encryption laws

Australia will reap what it sows with anti-encryption laws

Crikey readers discuss anti-encryption and freedom of religion laws.

‘Consumers don’t feel that they have a choice’: Australians push back against data free-for-all

‘Consumers don’t feel that they have a choice’: Australians push back against data free-for-all

A new report suggests that the vast majority of Australians don't want to sign away their data, but feel helpless to protect it.

Should Australians be in charge of their own cyber security?

Should Australians be in charge of their own cyber security?

Crikey readers respond to the need for digital privacy laws in Australia.

Telstra-sponsored digital ‘inclusion’ event conspicuously excludes digital rights activists

Telstra-sponsored digital ‘inclusion’ event conspicuously excludes digital rights activists

Digital rights organisations and activists were quick to point out their invites to the Melbourne brunch event appeared to have been “misrouted”, writes freelance journalist Asher Wolf.