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Cyber attacks against Australian agencies, businesses and individuals are on the rise, but our nation still lacks the capability to defend.
Deutsche Telekom AG fell victim to hackers using malware that targets household devices, with hundreds of thousands of customers experiencing technical issues with their phone, internet and TV services.
A newly-found bug in Apple's Safari software causes any iPhone or iPad to slow down and then crash when a specific video file is played in the browser.
There are more reasons than ever to understand how to protect your personal information.
Australian companies caught out by the sale of leaked customer information from offshore call centres may only have themselves to blame, former cyber spy David Irvine suggests.
'The real victor is the US public which is better informed as a result of our work,' Assange wrote. 'It would be unconscionable for WikiLeaks to withhold such an archive from the public during an election.'
Security experts speaking at Australia's Ruxcon 2016 event explain why the weekend's internet problems are likely just the beginning.
'Last stand' on web privacy has fallen away, with search giant now able to pair its ad data with what it knows about you personally.
Consumer demand for smaller, longer lasting devices is forcing manufacturers to push the technology to the limits, battery experts say.
A powerful surveillance program that police used for tracking racially charged protests in Baltimore and Ferguson, Missouri, relied on special feeds of user data provided by social networks.
Two members of hacking groups Lizard Squad and PoodleCorp were charged last week with 'conspiring to cause damage to protected computers'.
Yahoo developed specific software that secretly scanned the incoming emails of its hundreds of millions of users on request from US intelligence.
Yahoo has confirmed that at least 500 million user accounts had been affected by a massive breach. Here are some answers to basic questions that you may have about the breach.
Yahoo has announced that the account information of at least 500 million users was stolen by hackers two years ago.
Byron Bay inventor is aiming to revolutionise security in online commerce and possibly other internet transactions with a new one-click payment system.
A Romanian hacker nicknamed "Guccifer" who helped expose the existence of Hillary Clinton's private email server has been jailed.
Your fridge is getting so smart, security-software experts think you probably shouldn't trust it.
Some time in the future – and I don't know when – I will withdraw from the world.
As the AFL and NRL finals seasons approach, Ticketmaster warns of an increase in counterfeiters taking barcodes from social media and selling duplicate tickets online.
Dropbox has confirmed that a data breach discovered and disclosed in 2012 was bigger than previously known, and according to one report could involve almost 69 million accounts.
Government wants a way to make sure people are who they say they are while using online services, but the Australian Privacy Foundation says trust has to go both ways.
Joint investigation by the Australian and Canadian privacy commissioners finds infidelity website fabricated security qualifications, was storing passwords in plain text.
A little-known feature of many modern smartphones is their ability to duplicate video on the device's screen so that it also shows up on a much larger display — like a TV. However, new research shows that this feature may quietly expose users to a simple and cheap form of spying.
The absurdity of teaching people to use passwords that are hard for humans to use but easy for computers to guess was beautifully captured in the much-loved web comic by Randall Munroe of Xkcd.