Australia’s new voluntary code of practice to make IoT devices more secure may expose consumers to greater risks.
Universities hold valuable information but are large and porous communities, with legacy IT systems often adding to the risks. But following a few basic rules can help counter cyber attacks.
The cyber attacks on New Zealand’s stock market are part of global malicious activity. The government’s immediate goal is not to catch the perpetrators but to share information to stop the attacks.
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.
Twitter’s ‘blue tick’ club of influential users was locked out after financial scammers hacked celebrities’ accounts. But with ever more trust placed in social media, we stand to lose more than money.
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.
Australia is coming under sustained cyber attack by a ‘state-based’ actor, says Prime Minister Scott Morrison, as hackers try to exploit vulnerabilities in business and government software systems.
Michelle Grattan talks politics with Assistant Professor Caroline Fisher
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.