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Ben Grubb

Ben Grubb is the deputy technology editor of smh.com.au, theage.com.au, brisbanetimes.com.au and watoday.com.au

Finding high-tech flaws for fun and an optional profit

Ben Grubb NATHANIEL CAREW makes a living protecting computer systems. In his spare time, he hacks into Google.

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Trade secrets exposed by 'stealthy' email typo attack

Email.

Ben Grubb Australian organisations and individuals face losing thousands of private emails and trade secrets to hackers through a crafty new attack which takes advantage of typos.

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'Balls-up': $3.1m Parliament House website a year late

What the new aph.gov.au website will look like.

Ben Grubb A "major breach" of Australia's Parliament House computer network partly contributed to a $600,000 cost blowout and 12-month delay in constructing the newly designed parliament website which is due...

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Grindr hack probed by Congress

grindr

Ben Grubb The popular gay hook-up app Grindr, which spawned a sexual revolution in Australia and across the world, is facing an investigation by the US Congress after it emerged that a number of...

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Love online: 100,000 Grindr users exposed in hack attack

Ben Grubb A popular "meat-market" smartphone app that spawned a sexual revolution in Australia's gay community has been compromised by a Sydney hacker, potentially exposing intimate personal chats, explicit...

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