3,306 privacy complaints were made to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner in 2018-19 and the commissioner has finally admitted her office needs more assistance.
She said Australia should look to the successes and failures of the now-paused attempt by United Kingdom before introducing its own.
Nation has a capability gap relating to economy-wide cyber attacks, the Department of Home Affairs has said.
Three most common questions your peers are asking about Brexit.
The company said an attacker gained access to a server at a data center in Finland by exploiting an insecure remote management system left by the data center provider.
A new bill aims to reverse the president's decision to centralize and share personal data across the public sector.
The state-backed group’s hacking activities are more widespread than previously thought.
ESET finds new "skip-2.0" backdoor developed by Chinese cyber-espionage group, targeting MSSQL 2012.
In the meantime, Google recommends that users employ another screen-locking mechanism, such as passphrases, PIN codes, or swipe patterns.
Export control laws were violated.
Australian spy agency has too much data and wants to avoid missing something it should have known.
Apple told actions matter far more than words in a letter signed by four US Senators and three Congresspeople.
Amazon, Google fail to address security loopholes in Alexa and Home devices more than a year after first reports.
US Air Force switches to secure solid-state-based solution to replace antiquated floppy disks in SACCS nuclear weapons management system.
Would you trust a robot more than your manager? A new global study found that the majority of workers most definitely would.
Google's case is similar to 19 years ago -- when Microsoft was found guilty of exclusionary conduct
£36 million in funding has been handed over to protect business technologies.
Microsoft urges organizations to avoid installing KB4520062 because it could stall Defender antivirus services.
Dark Web traders may find the cryptocurrency intended for purchases ending up in the hands of cyberattackers.
Yubico releases app that lets users configure YubiKeys to work on top of local Windows OS accounts.
Sen. Wyden introduces new consumer privacy bill that puts even the EU's GDPR to shame.
Google also expands Site Isolation protections for desktop users.
Germany's BSI tested Firefox, Chrome, IE, and Edge. Firefox was only browser to pass all minimum requirements for mandatory security features.
Researchers detail how Cozy Bear - the hacking group behind the DNC attacks - has been working under the radar in attacks against Foreign Ministries across Europe.
Cisco is urging customers with Aironet Wi-Fi access points to address four separate security flaws.
Opinion: The porn block was unenforceable and an empty promise -- and its withdrawal is a win for privacy.
It also warned that the telecommunications sector is an 'attractive target' for foreign interference.
While ending its plans for overt age verification, the UK government said it remains committed to "protecting children online".
Bans are yet to hit the Chinese giant's bottom line.
The security feature in Google's Cloud Security Command Center is also now fully certified by the Center for Internet Security.
Cybersecurity strategy is on the agenda of most of the world's boardrooms.
New draft German network security rules have just opened the door to Huawei, sparking an outcry.
Mature organisations at the top of the supply chain have a duty of care to their suppliers - and that can help everyone.
An analysis of ransomware reporting over the last six months shows that while there's a big focus on big targets, going after individual users is still very popular.
Sextortion emails look silly for the most of us, but there are many users who take them at face value and pay up.
Rick Osterloh says he's never really thought about it before, but people should really tell their visitors in advance about their smart speakers.
Firefox 70, due soon, kicks out the EV SSL indicator and adds a red strikethrough for all HTTP sites, Mozilla reveals.
Former Optus Business MD John Paitaridis and government cyber veteran Alastair MacGibbon join the new company backed by private equity firm BGH Capital.
Two-factor authentication is now required when porting numbers from one provider to another.
Concerns about crimes and robberies have been around since the beginning of time. But our online world poses just as many threats and might even be scarier.
Yes, the sudo command has a security bug. But, in the real world, it's hard to see how it could be used against you.
It's remarkable the personal tidbits you can find in a serious study of IT security professionals and their fears about lack of security in the Internet of Things.
Mind-reading technology is about to go mainstream. Are your thoughts at risk?
Researcher claims "political persecution," all while police are looking for a hacker who doxed thousands of officers.
Unlike The Weather Channel earlier this year, M6 remained on the air.
Apple explains how Safari's recent Safe Browsing update works -- following a slew of misleading media reports.
Opinion: Is Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency experiencing an extinction-level event? It's not like we (and many others) didn't predict something like this might happen. Here's what's going wrong as the Land of the Like tries to expand its reach into your wallet.
The red and black bank hopes to educate its 40,000 small business customers through its Cyber Security Roadshow.
Trade agreement between both nations aims to drive "greater connectivity" and bilateral economic relations, with cooperation touted to encompass several areas including e-payments, fintech, artificial intelligence (AI), and digital identity.
Our online presence has infiltrated the workplace, but is what we post affecting our promotions at work?
There's an assumption that digitizing everything is a good thing. Are we sure about that?
Prosecutors say the ATM scheme is responsible for the theft of at least $20 million.
'Behind each death by computer error is a human mistake, usually caused by faults in management of the cyber ecosystem,' writes Professor Greg Austin.
Charles Mok says HKmap.live is used by innocents to avoid police violence.
Imperva said it accidentally exposed an internal server from where a hacker stole an AWS API key.
A third forum for zoophilia and bestiality fans was also hacked. User data put up for sale as well.
A catalog of malicious apps managed to make it through Google’s security checkpoint.
The Singaporean faces over 30 years in prison for his efforts.
iTerm2 whips out patch after a Mozilla-sponsored audit turns up an ancient critical flaw.
Cupertino joins the likes of the NBA and Blizzard in kowtowing to Beijing.
The focus of Australia's cyber diplomacy is expanding to include "grand strategy in technology", as well as engagement with technology firms and governments.
Increasing reliance on software will increase exposure, and countries will have increased risk from trusting a single vendor.
Taking these two steps can tighten security significantly, according to a former chief of MI6.
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month -- the time of year security pros remind individuals about the importance of cybersecurity strategy and educate them in hopes they won't become a victim.
MIT researchers develop an AI algorithm for network operators to detect and automatically ignore bad ISPs.
With no more monthly security and quality updates, Windows 10 1703 has reached the end of the road.
Apple brings an end to iPhone and iPad apps that secretly tracking your movements without your knowledge or explicit consent.
Two 'incongruent' speakers were dumped from Australia's CyberCon. And bizarrely, the media was barred from covering a session explaining a public consultation process.
More than 6,500 stores have been compromised, but the number could be around 20,000.
SMBs in the country are becoming a firm favorite as targets for cybercriminals.
Cryptocurrency rules designed to protect email accounts from phishing are being fooled through a pivot from Bitcoin to Litecoin.
Ransomware has been around for a long time but is still finding fresh victims. What's going wrong?
Opera beefs up privacy features to attract more users to its browser.
Laptop belonging to 'external provider' containing over 200 meeting and interview transcripts taken in burglary, which has seen the provider dumped.
HikVision and Dahua, two of the world's largest manufacturers of surveillance technology, are among those that have been blacklisted.
If finalised, the agreement will mean service providers in the United States can respond directly to electronic data requests issued by Australian enforcement agencies for data critical for the 'prevention, detection, investigation, and prosecution of serious crime'.
Products from Okta's Identity Cloud are now available to Atlassian customers via the admin hub for SCIM provisioning and single sign-on.
As people turn to mobile apps to help manage health conditions, cyber criminals have realised there's money to be made.
Deepfakes pose a serious threat to democracy in the long run but women are likely to suffer first, a new study says.
Printer problems return after Microsoft releases a Windows update to fix printer problems linked to IE security fix.
Apple makes standing up for security and privacy part of its pitch, unless you are under the yoke of an authoritarian communist government.
With cybercriminals taking less and less time to break into corporate systems, enterprises will have to tap artificial intelligence and machine learning tools to bolster their ability to defend against attacks and beef up their network resilience.
Researchers uncover a campaign that is snooping on call data and recordings of conversations - and could even spoof calls.
Bank says data on at least 200 customers has leaked; a security company said it is many more.
State-sponsored hackers are currently targeting UK and international organizations with VPN exploits.
It's difficult to tell hackers apart says Optiv as US government agencies are warned by Check Point about new threats from a Chinese government-backed group.