Craig Timberg As our cars begin to resemble computers on wheels more than old-fashioned automobiles, the number of attack surfaces - or places where intrusions can start - is growing.
Sophie Curtis Hackers have managed to take control of a car and crash it into a ditch while sitting on their sofa several kilometres away.
Jordan Robertson Comment: There was one thing that exposed customers and there was something they could've done to be less exposed.
Marc Moncrief Nearly one million Australians risk being exposed as unfaithful partners in the hacking saga of infidelity dating site Ashley Madison.
Brian Krebs Large caches of data stolen from online cheating site AshleyMadison.com have been posted online by an individual or group that claims to have completely compromised the company's user databases, financial records and other proprietary information. The still-unfolding leak could be quite damaging to some 37 million users of the hookup service, whose slogan is "Life is short. Have an affair."
Anna Patty Consumer privacy protections will be improved as the state government increases the amount of digital data it shares between different departments.
Brian Krebs 'Free' services that work with a web browser to access blocked overseas content have been shown to actively steal your information, spy on you or serve you ads.
Hannah Francis Australian telcos have distanced themselves from Samsung, which apparently knew about the issue several months ago.
A popular web service that promises to help people keep their passwords secure has reported hackers may have obtained some user information - although not actual passwords - from its network.
Farhad Manjoo Apple's chief executive delivered a speech last week that raised some eyebrows in the technology industry.
Tim Biggs In a move to reassure users about the safe collection of their data, Google has launched a new website that puts all the settings and permissions for your Google services in one place.
Lisa Visentin Grocery giant Woolworths has scrambled to cancel over $1 million worth of shopping vouchers after an embarrassing breach of customer data, in which it mistakenly emailed the redeemable codes of 8000 vouchers containing the customers' names and email addresses.
Adam Turner An encrypted link to a website stops anyone in between snooping on information such as logins, passwords and banking details.
Esther Han We may distrust social media's handling of our personal data but research shows it outperforms other industries.