Many prominent Australian politicians' websites are not secured, putting anyone who contacts them online at risk.
A new report suggests that the vast majority of Australians don't want to sign away their data, but feel helpless to protect it.
After speculation surrounding the identity of "the merchant" at the centre of May’s bank data breach, the head of online retailer Crazy Sales has moved to fend off rumours, writes Charis Palmer, editor of Technology Spectator.
Russian hackers have stolen tens of millions of dollars from Citibank, according to US government sources, but the bank is in heavy denial mode.
The Rudd government may be tightening up border control on refugees, but when it comes to our private information, they're about to open the floodgates, allowing personal data about Australians to be exported to anyone, anywhere in the world.