Paying for your parking via an app promises ease and efficiency. But we are entering a bargain with unclear terms around data privacy and public revenue.
Authorities across Australia and the UK are sounding the alarm about how data breaches have endangered domestic violence victim-survivors.
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 Australian government has promised to crack down on companies that aren’t prepared to defend themselves against cyber crime, but their proposed new laws may offer those same businesses a reprieve.
Our online data is inevitably intertwined with the data of others. Current protections are ill-equipped to address this reality and manage the far-ranging impacts of data breaches.
Scammers have exploited a simple weakness in the myGov online portal to redirect hundreds of millions of dollars in tax refunds.
Companies tend to focus on appeasing angry customers after a data breach. New research shows they may want to pay more attention to customers who are afraid to return to their site.
There are many good proposals in Dreyfus’s reform paper. But they risk being lost once again among the voices of those whose interests are served by maintaining the status quo.
The hacker who steals your data is just one part of an illicit supply chain featuring producers, wholesalers, distributors and consumers – a black-market industry worth millions of dollars.
Banning cyber ransom payments might help ward off attacks, but there are some cases where organisations feel intense pressure to pay up.
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It’s reported the stolen data of more than one million Australians have already been leaked – and more is expected.
A well-known cybercrime group has threatened to release the data should the ransom not be paid.
Cyber crime is arguably the top risk now facing any business. But things need to change if cyber-insurance is to be viable for most.
Credit checks and international co-operation are crucial when it comes to tracking down cybercriminals.
The cybercrime ecosystem is vast and complex – and increasingly littered with specialists who will cheaply sell your data.
Optus made a public announcement about its breach but was not legally required to do so. This needs to change.
This isn’t the first time Australians’ Medicare numbers have been exposed.
Up to 9.8 million Australians have been affected. Here’s what you can do to proactively defend yourself.
Artificial intelligence is emerging as a key cybersecurity tool for both attackers and defenders.