Understanding why the Australian Nation University was targeted for a cyber attack and what might happen next.
"The greatest game-changer since penicillin"-- Crikey readers debate both sides of My Health Record.
The Commonwealth Bank would have been forced to disclose its mammoth data breach if the government had fulfilled its promise of requiring companies to report breaches. But instead the government took three years to do it.
Good morning, early birds. Opposition Leader Bill Shorten demands compensation for victims of the banks. Plus, the shocking rate of data breaches against Australians' health records. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Emails exclusively obtained by Crikey via FOI have revealed that the Department of Social Services initially decided to hide last year's data breach from affected employees.
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.
The Australian Federal Police told the Commonwealth Ombudsman that, oops, that law change they lobbied for had not been communicated to a police officer.
Medicare breach wasn't a cyber attack but "traditional criminal activity", according to Human Services Minister Alan Tudge.