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Seven months after Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull told ZDNet the laws of Australia will trump the laws of mathematics, Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton has discussed looming legislation that would force companies to help the government access co...
The country's newly crowned Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton has said facial recognition at airports in Australia is merely a few 'technology generations' away from being rolled out.
Government cybersecurity programs usually aim to help big, critical enterprises directly, or improve the cyber awareness of families and consumers. What about all the small and medium businesses?
Being able to find someone's name and mobile number through the New Payments Platform PayID system shouldn't be used as a function creep, but it is, and NPP Australia says it's the user's choice to opt-in.
A little over a year after being permanently appointed, Information Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim is set to retire on March 24.
PayID operator says it's a feature that sends money to the right person.
It's a bug that harvests data, say others The brand-new app implementing Australia’s New Payment Platform (NPP) system has a user enumeration flaw, but the organisation responsibl...
The US, UK, Canada and Australia now all attribute the June 2017 NotPetya global cyber-attacks, which caused hundred of millions in damages, to Russia.
The Australian government has joined the United Kingdom and the United States in blaming the Kremlin for NotPetya attacks.

Spam and phishing in 2017

The share of spam in email traffic in 2017 fell by 1.68% to 56.63%.

The lowest share (52.67%) was recorded in December 2017.

The highest (59.56%) belonged to September.
In 2017, the Anti-Phishing system was triggered 246,231,645 times on computers of Kaspersky Lab users as a result of phishing redirection attempts.
​Hijacking a flaw in diodes to harness quantum physics, Australia's QuintessenceLabs has built a full-entropy quantum random number generator with a 1Gbps output.
Law and order surveillance enthusiast George 'Metadata' Brandis is off to London. His replacement, Christian Porter, is a Star Wars tragic who avoided taking responsibility for Centrelink's robo-debt debacle.
Addressing an inquiry into Australia's trade system and the digital economy, Ambassador for Cybercrime Tobias Feakin said the nation and its neighbours are thinking 'quite actively' about how to join forces on cyber deterrence.