The courts have given the government the authority to hack into private computers unannounced. The action addresses a clear threat, but it also sets an unsettling precedent.
It's still too early to say who attacked Channel Nine, disrupting its live broadcasts over the weekend. But fingers have been pointed at Russian state actors using a tactic nicknamed 'wiperware'.
Universities are a prime target for cyber attacks and the weakest links in their defences are all the non-expert users of their systems. Teaching everyone basic cyber hygiene is vital.
Ransomware is quietly developing into one of the most disruptive – and lucrative – forms of cybercrime.
Cybersecurity risks are evolving rapidly. How can they be more effectively assessed and managed?
National security must be redefined to reflect new sources of security threats of the type that occurred at the U.S. Capitol.
America's public schools often lack the adequate security to protect their students' most sensitive data from being linked on the web.
To anticipate and protect themselves against the rise in cyberattacks, organizations need to consider new vulnerabilities that emerge when employees work from home.
We unpacked a large cybercrime business network and found a group relying on business 101 tactics: VIP memberships, cheap trial offers and a customer base reluctant to spend.
Cyberattacks on Australian healthcare facilities are on the rise.
Cyber-attacks on medical devices and hospital networks are a growing threat, and patients have the right to know.
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.
Beyond the obvious risk of financial loss, cyberattacks can weaken our trust in digital infrastructure – and by extension, our trust in public institutions, too.
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.
The Coalition has announced a new package to boost cyber security. But this is not new money and much more needs to be done to ward off cyber threats.
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.
'Zoombombing' trolls have started to infiltrate virtual meetings - bombarding unsuspecting victims with racist and sexist speech and in some cases, pornographic imagery.
The wool industry was paralysed for several days after hackers held to ransom the IT system that governs almost all wool sales in Australia and New Zealand. More attacks are a case of if, not when.
The Iranian military operates cyber espionage and sabotage through a network of dozens of contractors, allowing the state to attack foes while denying involvement.