The ABS' dumb decision to use geoblocking as its only defence against denial of service attacks treated Australians engaging in the basics of IT security as second-class citizens.
Should you be worried about the government's data retention scheme? Alastair MacGibbon, director of the Centre for Internet Safety at the University of Canberra and security general manager for Dimension Data Australia, explains why not.
Now this is a fair dinkum threat to internet security: the Heartbleed bug threatens to impact thousands of websites and the everyday security of internet users. Smaller web users are most vulnerable.
The NSA has the post powerful online spying apparatus in the world -- and it's just getting started. Crikey's resident tech-head explains the power of malware.
Voters aren't particularly concerned about the prospect of more Liberal-led governments at COAG. Meanwhile, Essential Research finds support for Tony Abbott's government improving.
Do you use the same password across multiple websites? Up to 200,000 people in Sweden have recently been affected by a mass hacking incident and its got reprecussions for all internet users.
Cybercrime costs the world hundreds of billions of dollars a year, according to a leading cyber security firm. But it depends on what you call cybercrime.
Today News International's websites went down, including The Sun, The Times and the News International corporate site. Hacking group LulzSec has struck again.
Hackers presumed to be from Iran compromised internet security earlier this month, but it’s not a meltdown, as one analysis put it.
Despite attacks by hackers, despite takedowns by its service providers, WikiLeaks’ ability to keep on publishing is proving remarkably resilient. That’s less to do with their technical skills, and more to do with information ecology.