Cyber-criminals are targeting city authorities because they often pay out – but there are other ways to protect public data and services.
Parents should have conversations with children from a young age about cybersecurity if they're to develop the skills needed to be safe online.
You can't change your fingerprint if it's stolen like you'd change your password.
Nuclear threats are serious – but officials, the media and the public keep a close eye on them. There's less attention to the dangers of cyberattacks, which could cripple key utilities.
A Nobel Prize-winning political economist found a way to promote good governance and protect users without the need for heavy-handed government regulation.
Ransomware has crippled governments and companies around the world, encrypting data and demanding payment for the decryption key – though that's no guarantee of recovering the information.
It's not clear what we gain by blocking Huawei's involvement in Australia's 5G network.
States like California have been at the forefront of privacy innovation in recent decades. A possible federal law could bring their experimentation to a halt, harming consumers.
Trump's new executive order reflects a fear of sabotage, where an enemy such as China or Russia could turn off critical infrastructure like the internet or communications capability.
Indonesia needs to arm itself with stronger laws and build up its digital security systems and industry.
Electric utilities have a right to make money on their government-granted monopolies, but customers also have a right to know what cyber-protections they would get if they paid more.
The tightening of the May 18 race, coming after Scott Morrison was seen to out-campaign Bill Shorten at the start of the campaign, will boost Coalition morale as pre-polling begins on Monday.
Society needs cybersecurity professionals who can protect systems and mitigate damage.
Scott Morrison has bragged about 'stopping the boats', but his government has failed to do anything meaningful to bolster cyber security and stop the malware.
An Estonian cybersecurity leader explains how her country defends itself, its society and its elections from Russian interference.
Here's a list of terms and security tools that can help you – and your family – feel more confident about cybersecurity.
The latest malware is designed especially to make small companies pay through the nose for their data.
Current techniques to protect biometric details, such as face recognition or fingerprints, from hacking are effective, but advances in AI are rendering these protections obsolete.
Do you receive a code via SMS message, email or voice call to sign into your bank account? This security method is no longer considered very secure.
The danger with car hacking isn't terrorists taking control of your car (as movies might have you think), but the age old problem of dodgy mechanics getting you to spend more on servicing it.