A new research report has debunked five “false assumptions” that people have about social engineering which are integral to why so many fall victim to these forms of cyberattack.
Google and CSIRO are using computer vision to detect damaging outbreaks of crown-of-thorns starfish on the Great Barrier Reef.
Former NSW deputy premier John Barilaro has been awarded $715,000 in defamation damages by the Federal Court over two YouTube videos by so-called comedian Jordan Shanks.
Australia’s interest in Apple Silicon computers and tablets are contributing to the brand’s strong market share, according to The Telsyte Australian Table Computer Study 2022 by analyst firm Telsyte.
The ABC has reported that learning software providers were slurping up data of students during the pandemic without clearly indicating they were doing so, but failed to disclose that both its iview service and its news website do something quite similar.
Former ACCC chair Rod Sims says under the terms of an ongoing Treasury review into the News Media Bargaining Code, social media giant Facebook should be forced to negotiate and strike content deals with outlets like SBS and The Conversation.
COMPANY NEWS: Sysdig, the unified container and cloud security leader, announced that Sysdig open source, the incident response standard for containers, has been extended to the cloud. Using system calls, Sysdig open source traditionally offers deep observability into running applications, as well as file system access and network activity, which speeds incident response and troubleshooting. Teams can quickly filter information from Sysdig OSS and take action. With the announcement of this new integration, these capabilities have been extended beyond containers to any cloud environment.
The ABC is continuing to ignore requests from the Australian Privacy Foundation to clarify details about access to its iview service which now requires a compulsory login, the APF says.
Google introduces new features in Google Workspace to help people become more productive and get the work done whether they’re working in a hybrid or virtual setting.
Backup and data management vendor Veeam Software has appointed John Jester to the role of chief revenue officer.
Apple, Google and Microsoft have backed a passwordless sign-in standard created by the Fast Identity Online [FIDO] Alliance and the World Wide Web Consortium.
Smartphone sales in the US fell 6% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2022, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research reports, adding that this was due to a cooling of demand that had been generated by the pandemic.
Security firm Mandiant says it has not mentioned any zero-day exploit usage by Western government agencies in a report about incidents in 2021 because it did not find any exploits which it could identify with reasonable confidence as coming from these sources.
The ABC has been asked to clarify whether iview users are being informed about the extent to which their data is being shared with commercial entities or whether they are in the dark about it altogether.
The ABC, which appeared to have delayed the imposition of compulsory log-ins beyond its original stated deadline of March, now seems to have clamped down at the wrong time: during the federal election campaign.
Google's bid to position itself as some kind of competitor to Microsoft based on its security credentials has been dealt a bad blow, with the company reporting the third zero-day in its browser Chrome just before the long Easter weekend.
Patching of vulnerabilities is the security industry's equivalent of thoughts and prayers, a prominent American security expert has said during a debate on the topic "Patching is useless" at a recent online conference named Hack At The Harbor.
The objections to Elon Musk buying Twitter can be distilled down to one simple thing: his policies will remove the objections to the return of Donald Trump to the platform. Which for the mainstream in the US — and hence the mainstream in all acolyte countries — means the end of civilisation as we know it.
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