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  • Privacy Commissioner launches investigation into Facebook

    Australia’s privacy commissioner has launched an investigation into Facebook after it was revealed that information about more than 300,000 users of the social media network here may have been improperly shared with Cambridge Analytica.

    Written by Byron Connolly05 April 18 14:58
  • Asylum seekers invited by OAIC to speak out about data breach

    Close to 10,000 asylum seekers affected by a data breach of personal information four years ago by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection are invited to provide evidence of loss or damage to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC).

    Written by Jennifer O'Brien25 Jan. 18 10:55
  • IT security concerns reach new high

    The Australian public’s concern about security issues is the highest it has been in the last 10 years, according to research.

    Written by Byron Connolly21 June 17 11:06
  • Census minister: DoS attack is not an attack

    ​The minister responsible for the census has done a semantic dance around whether a Denial of Service attack is really an ‘attack’ at all.

    Written by George Nott10 Aug. 16 15:23