The darknet, like the open internet, is not immune from illegal activity. But many darknet users are there in search of 'hacker ethics' values such as privacy and free speech.
Tech giant Microsoft wants to rid the world of "dumb" passwords to improve online security. But maybe it's the password itself we should dump.
If the banks can't trust each other's messages, can you trust the banks?
Developing tools to weed out would-be attackers from the world's most-used privacy and anonymity system.
The battle between personal privacy and national security online continues.
UK plc has a cybersecurity mountain to climb.
South Africans are being targeted by cyber criminals. Consumers are fleeced because their passwords make them vulnerable.
The restructure Google should look at the world's big challenges rather than create solutions to problems that don't exist yet.
There will be a quantum leap in securing online confidentiality with key distribution technology.
As big browsers and sites like YouTube drop support, are our Flash days numbered?
A new threat to secure online communication could be a symptom of a wider cyber security problem.
There's no excuse for big firms letting basic attacks compromise their customers' data.
Online voting could boost turnout, but a flawed system could destroy faith in the voting process.
Freed of the Liberal Democrats' influence, here are some of the things the Conservative government has in store for us.
Two new forms of online harassment, 'doxxing' and 'swatting', are increasing in frequency. Here's how to protect yourself from them.
An estimated A$75,000 is lost by Australians everyday to online fraud but police are having some success in alerting people before they even know they're being scammed.
As the Australian government pushes on with its data retention bill there are still questions about what safeguards and protections are in place, and a look at similar moves that have failed overseas.
The endorsement of Australia's data retention bill raises questions about why the reforms are being pushed now, when they had been resisted by others for so long.
What the experts think of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security's report on the proposed metadata retention laws.
The Australian government's meta data retention bill cares more about who you connect with than what services you may use. Yet many such online services may also be out of its reach.