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The capability for attacking satellites in space using cyber technology is advancing fast
Anthony Albanese has flagged a crack-down on people’s personal details being shared online without consent. But like so much of the internet, it’s hard to police.
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Australian fans who didn’t manage to snag Eras tickets are on the hunt – and scammers are capitalising on this. Here’s everything you need to know to protect yourself.
People in the U.S. with limited English proficiency are particularly vulnerable to cybercrime.
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The federal government’s web portal for reporting cybercrimes is of little use if you have limited proficiency with English.
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A new study consulted futurists for their predictions about technological evolution.
Phishers are crafty and their scams are always evolving.
Cybercriminals don’t take breaks, so you shouldn’t ever drop your guard.
The cost of safeguarding America’s schools from cybercriminals could run as high as $5 billion.
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Cybercriminals target schools because they’re uniquely vulnerable. A cybersecurity expert explores whether a new White House initiative will be enough to deter bad actors.
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2024 will see a massive expansion in Australia’s digital ID system. Good tech and strong guardrails will make Australia a world leader in this important area.
Organizations that gather information should establish a framework for responsibly managing user data.
Responsible data stewardship must take many factors into account including legal requirements, data governance, cybersecurity and user privacy.
The padlock icon which appears in most internet browser address bars.
The padlock symbol simply means that the data being sent between the web server and the user’s computer is encrypted and cannot be read by others. But many people don’t know that.
Australia could become one of the world’s strongest cyber nations – but the success of the new strategy will come down to the details.
The policy, to be released on Wednesday by O'Neil, who is Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Cyber Security, is also designed to enable victims to bounce back faster from attacks that can’t be prevented
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Prolific and highly profitable, LockBit provides ransomware as a service. Aspiring cybercriminals sign up to the scheme, and the group takes a cut. Here’s how it works.
A cyberattack on one of Australia’s biggest port operators has highlighted the potential vulnerability of the global economy.
Port operator DP World handles roughly 40% of Australia’s sea freight. Over the weekend its ports were disrupted by what appears to be a malicious, targeted cyberattack.
Remote workers lack the same institutional cyber protection as their in-office colleagues.
A survey of remote and office workers found that people working from home were more likely to take steps to protect themselves against cybersecurity threats.
The draft bill has a number of issues, ranging from an insecure mechanism that leaves people’s data vulnerable to attacks, to a lack of mandatory disclosure of data breaches.
A new type of spyware means those online ads could go from annoying to menacing.
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You probably won’t be targeted by spyware, but if you are, odds are you won’t know about it. The latest spyware slips in unseen through online ads as you go about your digital life.
The Security Intelligence Service needs public support and trust to do its work well. Adding a degree of transparency to it’s annual threat assessment should help.
There are different tactics that governments can use to block the internet, some more sophisticated than others.