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Cyber security body warns of $1b in damage from attacks on Australian business and government - ABC Radio

Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Malicious cyber incidents reported by Australian governments and business have more than tripled in the last three years and will cost more than $1 billion. Read more

Spyware for sale: Hacking Team leaks show Australian companies scrambling to cash in on Government surveillance contracts - ABC 730

Wednesday, 29 July 2015

At least four Australian companies have tried to sell a range of controversial spyware and surveillance tools to Australian law enforcement agencies as well as foreign governments, according to emails revealed by WikiLeaks. Read more

Bitcoin ransoms - ABC Radio National

Monday, 27 July 2015

Times are changing and so is the method of paying a ransom. Read more

Ashley Madison hack highlights need to protect personal information online - ABC 730

Tuesday, 21 July 2015

Millions of users of the website Ashley Madison, including Australians, have every reason to be nervous. Read more

Most Australians happy with government watching social media to stop terror - SMH

Thursday, 2 July 2015

Four out of five Australians say they are "comfortable" with government agencies monitoring social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook to detect possible terrorist attacks, a survey has found. Read more