The recent Cloudflare outage was one of up to 14,000 the internet experiences every year thanks to its surprisingly fragile design.
The worst-case scenario is that hackers still have access to the university systems via a backdoor and are siphoning off critical data as it emerges.
An expert responds to a teenager who wants to know – is there any hope for humanity's future?
Humans are the weak link in cyber security. But there may be a solution to making us safer, using the technology of exercise and lifestyle apps
Two security scares in the past 24 hours should prompt you to make sure your software is up-to-date. But what are the risks?
Countries may be forced to choose whether they side with the US or China when it comes to Huawei.
Cutting Huawei out of the picture would limit Western access to new, state-of-the art technology.
A forum of Australian tech companies this week was told the government's encryption laws could see Australian jobs moved overseas. Labor's promised to "fix" the laws, but that could be too late.
The latest malware is designed especially to make small companies pay through the nose for their data.
While shifting cyber safety education beyond privacy is a step in the right direction, teachers already have to contend with an overcrowded curriculum.
University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor Deep Saini and Michelle Grattan talk about the week in politics.
Kenya needs to tread carefully. It must avoid placing the country's security ahead of people's privacy rights.
Both the Coalition and Labor agreed to new laws that will give law enforcement agencies the power to access encrypted systems.
We found hundreds of local council workers willing to give out login details for government systems without realising.
We've no way of knowing if allegations that China implanted secret spying microchips in widely used computers are true.
As a resource-driven economy, Australia is not used to being at the pointy end of supply chains – and it feels as though we are managing risks and benefits of critical infrastructure on the fly.
BA's handling of the latest corporate cyber attack shows a catalogue of missed opportunities.
Researchers used a fax machine that wasn't even connected to the internet to break into a computer network.
A serious security threat was found in popular video game Fortnite's installation method after it bypassed Google's official app store.
A cybersecurity expert offers tips to keep high schoolers safe on mobile devices, computers, games and social media.