Australia

China Refuses To Apologise For Fake Aussie Solider Photo

Bitter relations spill into the open after China refuses to apologise to Australia for foreign ministry spokesman tweeting fake photo

1 year ago

Google Removes Australia From ‘News Showcase’ Scheme

Google scheme to compensate news publishers will be 'paused' in Australia due to disagreement with tough local restrictions

1 year ago

Aussie Regulator Refuses To Back Down After Facebook News Warning

Blunt warning from Facebook about blocking news sharing down under, receives equally blunt response from antitrust officials

1 year ago

Facebook To Block News Sharing In Australia Over Proposed Law Change

Blunt message for Australian politicians, as Facebook warns it will block news sharing down under if proposed law is approved

1 year ago

Australian PM Warns Of ‘Sophisticated’ Cyber Attack By ‘State-Based’ Actor

Prime Minister Scott Morrison reveals Australia is experiencing cyber attacks across 'a range of sectors', with China reportedly the likely…

2 years ago

US Hospitals Close Doors After Ransomware Attack

Hospitals in the United States and Australia feel the affects of ransomware attacks, which forces admission closure

2 years ago

Human Error Blamed For Visa Data Breach Down Under

Personal information of 317 people applying for Australian visas leaked after email blunder, ABC investigation finds

2 years ago

Google’s Wing Drones To Begin Deliveries In Australia

Google claims launch of world's first commercial drone delivery service in the land down under

3 years ago

Australian Politicians Hacked By ‘Sophisticated State Actor’

Cyber whodunnit after Prime Minister warns of 'nation state hack' of Australian political parties and parliament

3 years ago

Australia Passes Controversial Encryption Law

The day online privacy died, as Australia passes law to give police, security services access to encrypted messages

3 years ago

Apple Rolls Out Online Privacy Tool For US Users

The company has revamped its privacy site for users in the US and some other countries as it prepares to…

3 years ago

Huawei, ZTE Banned From Providing 5G Gear In Australia

The ban arrives amidst tighter restrictions on the Chinese telecoms equipment giants in Australia and elsewhere

3 years ago

Apple Network Hacked By Australian Teenager

Trouble from the land down under for iPhone maker, as Aussie fanboy breaks into Apple's main network

3 years ago

New Australian Law Requires Tech Firms To Help Cops Crack Encryption

The newly proposed measures would levy fines of up to £6m for organisations that fail to comply

3 years ago

UK Security Officials Find Security Risks In Huawei Gear

The government says it can no longer be fully confident about the use of Huawei equipment in the country's telecoms…

4 years ago

Costa Coffee Owner Whitbread Suffers Data Breach

Personal data of Whitbread job applicants exposed after cyber attack on recruitment website down under

4 years ago

Huawei Says Australian Security Fears ‘Ill-Informed’

Australia is expected to ban Huawei from participating in the construction of its 5G mobile network

4 years ago

Australian Bank Confirms Loss Of 20 Million Accounts

But the biggest lender down under, fails to notify clients of the loss of two magnetic tapes containing customer data

4 years ago

Tech Quiz: Australia & Technology

What do you know about technology down under?

4 years ago

Australian Cloud Breach Exposes Government Staff Data

The personal details of tens of thousands of Australian government and banking staff exposed in latest breach

4 years ago

F35 Fighter Data Stolen In Hack On Australian Contractor

30GB of data on next generation joint strike fighter jet stolen in damaging hacking operation down under

4 years ago

BT Opens First Cybersecurity Hub Outside UK In Australia

BT opens first cybersecurity R&D hub outside the UK, claiming it wants to tap into talent in Sydney and New…

4 years ago

Microsoft Azure Targets Australian Government With Two New Regions Down Under

Two new Azure regions will open in in Australia in 2018, promising the highest level of security for government data

4 years ago

Australia To Force Tech Firms To Provide ‘Encryption Access’

Australian government to introduce law to force tech firms to provide access to encrypted messages

5 years ago

Google Responds To Cloud Competition With Australia GCP Data Centres

The new cloud region will significantly reduce latency for local businesses

5 years ago

Internet of Trees: Melbourne Uses Smart City Tech To Stay World’s Most Liveable Place

Melbourne is the world's most liveable city. Smart technology and IoT are how it plans to stay that way as…

5 years ago

Australia Prepares For 5G With Launch Of 1Gbps 4G

Telstra and its network partners gear up for 5G launch with gigabit LTE in major Australian cities

5 years ago

Yahoo Data Breach ‘Affects 3,000 Australian Government Figures’

Australian media have identified government officials, MPs, judges and high-ranking federal police amongst those affected

5 years ago

‘Foreign Intelligence Service’ Hacked Aussie Weather Computer

Official report blames 'foreign intelligence service' for hack on Aussie weather supercomputer

5 years ago