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Paying hacker ransoms could cost directors more than they expect - AFR

Tuesday, 24 June 2014

Company directors have been warned they could face prosecution and even jail time if their company agrees to pay ransoms to computer hackers holding sensitive or confidential information. Read more

Game of Thrones sets piracy records as industry debates how to curb Australians' downloading habits - ABC News

Tuesday, 17 June 2014

A record number of Game of Thrones downloads this week shows industry moves alone will not curb piracy, according to the Australian Home Entertainment Distributors Association (AHEDA) chief. Read more

Xenophon calls for parliamentary inquiry into Chinese hacking “scandal” - AFR

Tuesday, 29 April 2014

Independent senator Nick Xenophon is calling for an urgent inquiry into the Chinese hacking of Parliament’s computer networks, saying the intelligence breach that lasted up to one year was a national security scandal. Read more

Happy 20th birthday, spam, you devil - The Age

Tuesday, 29 April 2014

Twenty years ago when two US immigration lawyers broadcast unsolicited messages promising Green Cards, few could have imagined its transformation into a seemingly instiable beast feeding on fake pharmaceuticals and our own greed. Read more

Will Rules Ever Make Children Safe Online?

Friday, 4 April 2014

The government is considering the appointment of Children's eSafety Commissioner whose role could include powers to instruct the take-down of offensive content on social media sites. Will it go any way to solving the problem? Read more