Scammers have exploited a simple weakness in the myGov online portal to redirect hundreds of millions of dollars in tax refunds.
German MPs were outraged they weren't notified they were targets in a cyber attack, which resulted in the public release of mobile phone numbers and credit card information.
When it comes to computer security, there’s no silver bullet. There’s no way to be certain that a system can never be hacked. Cybercrime affects everybody.
The US and the UK realise the urgent need for serious investment in cybersecurity. So why is the Australian government taking the issue so lightly, ask Greg Austin and Jill Slay.
The debate about online privacy versus the battle against crime was given new life this week with an attempt in Brazil to ban the popular messaging application WhatsApp, writes Jill Slay.
The Commonwealth Bank and UNSW have announced a $1.6 million, five-year partnership to develop a centre of expertise for cyber security education and research.
A public lecture at UNSW this week will highlight how Australians are increasingly targets of cyber crime and that the problem has reached “epidemic” proportions.