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A newly published global security threat report warns that companies may have been taking the wrong security measures in the face of growing threats from increased malware traffic within encrypted (https) web protocols as well as twice the number of attacks on supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems.

Published in Security
Saturday, 27 December 2014 22:21

PSN and Xbox Live appear to be back up

After a tumultuous Christmas Day 2014 and Boxing Day, both the PSN and Xbox Live services finally appear to be back up and running again.

Published in Entertainment
Tuesday, 14 October 2014 11:15

Snapchat users now newest nude photo victims

Users of social photo sharing service Snapchat have every right to be snappy, after hackers posted some 200,000 photos online, including nude selfies.

Published in Mobility

An online dating company has been slammed by Australia's privacy commissioner after it breached privacy laws, with hackers accessing the personal information of about 254,000 Australians.

Published in Security

Online shopping giant eBay this morning announced it was the victim of a massive cyber attack, and has requested its 145 million users to change their passwords.

Published in Security
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 12:10

ACCC says sorry for hack

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has issued an apology to its email subscribers after it inadvertently published their email addresses and made them publicly available last week.

Published in Security

In an increasingly agile and fast-paced tech landscape hack weeks are a fresh and productive way for companies to innovate, and we went in-depth with 99designs, which is embarking on a hack week of its own.

Published in Strategy
Friday, 11 April 2014 16:12

ACCC in damaging security breach

Australia's consumer and competition watchdog the ACCC has been hacked, with personal data, including email addresses, potentially stolen.

Published in Security

A 21-year-old Queenslander has been arrested and charged with allegedly hacking a US online gaming developer’s computer network, according to police.

Published in Security
Sunday, 16 February 2014 14:37

Kickstarter hacked, user data stolen

Crowdfunding startup Kickstarter has informed users of a massive hack, with the personal details including user names and passwords of hundreds of thousands of users stolen.

Published in Security
Monday, 11 November 2013 10:37

Is this the world's biggest online theft?

A young Australian entrepeneur has lost more than $1 million in Bitcoins in what is possibly the biggest online theft in history.

Published in Home Tech
Wednesday, 30 October 2013 13:09

38 million Adobe users hacked, not 3 million

Adobe has revealed the massive hack it suffered a month ago was far bigger than initially reported, with attackers obtaining data on more than 38 million customer accounts.

Published in Security
Monday, 14 October 2013 14:54

Security fears after massive Adobe hack

A US-based security company is warning Adobe users they're at risk of further compromises after the creative software company was hacked earlier this month.

Published in Security
Friday, 05 April 2013 00:40

North Korea under attack online too

Anonymous is taking it upon itself to help the rest of the world take on North Korea, infiltrating the state’s official state media news site.

Published in Security

Further information has come to light about the amateur NBN hack that shocked the IT world, with Platform Networks' Managing Director saying the impact "wasn't major."

Published in Security




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