A ransomware attack on election-related government computers in a Georgia county raises the specter of more disruptions for Election Day voting and vote tabulation.
The outdated Microsoft operating system was recently dumped online in a huge leak. Hackers can now scour it for bugs to exploit.
Russian agents reportedly placed malware in U.S. voter registration systems in 2016 and are actively interfering in the 2020 election. Here's the state of election cybersecurity.
It's not clear how individuals are being targeted. And while they're mostly high-profile people, that doesn't mean there's no lesson for the average person to take away.
Australia's new voluntary code of practice to make IoT devices more secure may expose consumers to greater risks.
Banning the Chinese-owned social media platforms raises free speech concerns and could worsen the US-China trade war.
The global pandemic has fueled illicit online sales of COVID-19 commodities, some of which are dangerous or illegal. Researchers are assessing the size and reach of this underground market.
University of Canberra Professorial Fellow Michelle Grattan and Assistant Professor Caroline Fisher discuss the week in politics
The Australian government's new cyber security plan moves in the right direction, but success will depend on how it's executed.
Scott Morrison will unveil on Thursday a cybersecurity package to give greater protection to Australian infrastructure.
Private mode browsing is a useful way to cover your online tracks. Just don't read too much into the word 'private.'
The Russian cyberthreat, now targeting coronavirus vaccine research, goes back over three decades, extends into the country's educational systems and criminal worlds, and shows no signs of letting up.
Hackers demonstrated they can take over Twitter's technology infrastructure, a brazen move that hints at how such an attack could destabilize society.
As colleges and universities strive to protect their campuses from COVID-19, they must also pay attention to cyberattacks that target sensitive data, a cybersecurity expert warns.
Legislation expected to be put to Parliament later this year may very well fall short due to COVID-19's budget impacts. But until we strengthen our cyber defences, we're all at risk.
$1.35 billion of defence spending will be repurposed to meet the increasing threat of cyber attacks on Australia.
Zoom-bombing disrupts people's use of the Zoom platform for work, study and socializing. Zoom-bombing events have included racist and misogynist attacks on users.
Vulnerable websites are popping up as organizations move online during the coronavirus pandemic – and hackers have more time at home alone. The result is more websites falling victim to defacement.
Women are underrepresented in technology fields, but especially so in cybersecurity. It's not just a matter of fairness. Women are better than men at key aspects of keeping the internet safe.
In the murky world of cyber espionage and cyber warfare, effective deterrence has long been considered out of reach. A government report argues it's time to change that.