The police officer who illegally accessed the database to leak the address of a domestic violence victim to a friend has been found guilty by the court. However, the story does not stop there.
In Queensland, lawmakers are refusing citizens the right to access the personal data they hold on. This should bristle, considering the number of police officers misusing their databases.
Xero has already transformed Australia’s digital landscape, but it is their belief in total user security that keeps them ahead of the pack.
According to one recent study, the average Australian has no problem with the government increasing their surveillance powers over them. But, consider the findings with a heavy asterisk.
Despite the infancy of the program, critics continue to the potential weak spots in the system, fearing that serious security breaches are on the way.
Cybersecurity experts are urging Austrians to take greater care online with instances of blackmail and privacy breaches on the rise.
Over in the US, one airline is using facial recognition software to reduce the time we spend in line. But is the potential public surveillance risk worth it?
While they’re not calling it a ‘breach’, the SA government lost the personal details of a million home owners.
While the My Health Record may be dismissed as problematic, it actually represents a further erosion of our civil rights by the government in power.
This week, we’ve discovered two things. Facebook has no control over itself, and Congress has no idea how to police it. What we need is an impartial regulatory body, and we need it now.
According to the former head of ASIO, we’re woefully underprepared to combat the growing threat of cyber-crime.
After a multi-billion military program was accessed by a default password, we delved into the seedy underworld of commonly used passwords that really shouldn’t be.