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NAB pulls plug on LandMark White as home loan breach scandal grows

NAB pulls plug on LandMark White as home loan breach scandal grows

The fallout from a massive data breach at valuation company LandMark White has deepened with NAB suspending its use of the firm.

  • by Carolyn Cummins

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Bezos selfie controversy triggers alarm for billionaires worldwide
Jeff Bezos

Bezos selfie controversy triggers alarm for billionaires worldwide

Those in billionaires' inner circles are a particular risk for the information they have access to and could share, either maliciously or inadvertently.

Email errors, rogue staff: How businesses lose control of client data
Security

Email errors, rogue staff: How businesses lose control of client data

Hundreds of businesses have admitted to putting data at risk, often through simple mistakes.

  • by Emma Koehn
Contractor charged with stealing AMP customer data
AMP

Contractor charged with stealing AMP customer data

A Chinese contractor for financial planner AMP has been charged with stealing the confidential data of 20 of its customers.

New data shows importance of playing online with kids
Video games

New data shows importance of playing online with kids

Skills like displaying respect and responsibility, building resilience and applying critical reasoning need to be taught by example, eSafety Commissioner says.

  • by Luke Costin
US 'information warfare' expert warns foreign nations could hack federal election
Security

US 'information warfare' expert warns foreign nations could hack federal election

Ron Nehring first twigged Russia could be disrupting US elections when he was working for Ted Cruz's presidential campaign. Now he is in Perth to warn of the dangers to democracy.

  • by Nathan Hondros
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Apple has fixed FaceTime security bug, update delayed until next week
Apple

Apple has fixed FaceTime security bug, update delayed until next week

A software update will be released next week for owners of iPhones, iPads and Mac computers, the company said.

  • by Jack Nicas and Brian X. Chen
Today is your last chance to opt out of the government's digital health record
Healthcare

Today is your last chance to opt out of the government's digital health record

Despite privacy concerns remaining, Thursday is the last day you can opt-out of the $2b My Health Record system.

  • by Ben Grubb
Apple turns off Group FaceTime for all to avoid eavesdropping bug
Apple

Apple turns off Group FaceTime for all to avoid eavesdropping bug

A US teen and his mother apparently tried to alert Apple of the bug last week, but now the issue is public the company has taken Group FaceTime offline.

  • by Hamza Shaban
The new, desperate struggle to secure the critical fabric of society
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Opinion

The new, desperate struggle to secure the critical fabric of society

Barack Obama unleashed a new way of war but couldn’t control it, creating a threat Australia is unprepared to meet.

  • by Nicholas Stuart
German politicians' mobile numbers, credit card details among data stolen in major hack

German politicians' mobile numbers, credit card details among data stolen in major hack

Hackers have posted personal data from hundreds of German politicians from major parties including credit card details and mobile phone numbers.

  • by Tassilo Hummel