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Sydney siege hostages used in 'click fraud' Facebook pages - Canberra Times

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

As Sydneysiders rush to make genuine memorial Facebook pages, some social media users appear to be engaged in something more sinister - using Sydney siege victims' images and names to profit from internet advertising or "click-fraud". Read more

Cybercrime Risks and Responsibilities for Businesses

Monday, 1 December 2014

Organisations of all shapes and sizes are embracing the online environment and, particularly, the use of mobile devices for automation, improved customer interaction and greater enablement of their workforce. There are now millions of consumers transacting online with businesses every year and organisations have an obligation to protect any information that could personally identify their customers. Read more

Australia braces for G20 cyber attacks - Fox News

Thursday, 13 November 2014

Australian defense officials are preparing for what could be a barrage of possible cyber attacks during the G20 leaders’ summit this Saturday and Sunday in Brisbane. Read more

Canberrans' privacy compromised in security camera hack - Canberra Times

Sunday, 9 November 2014

On a warm summers day in the ACT a couple cheekily kiss among the shelves of a Canberra store, not knowing they're being watched by a security camera – and the entire world. Read more

Fairfax case shows dangers of Facebook journalism: social media users beware - The Conversation

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Australians' love of social media, which includes 11.3 million Facebook users, has been a haven for social networking companies, advertisers, and increasingly journalists. But Fairfax’s recent publication of a photo of a young man misidentified as Numan Haider shows how important it is to protect the way your data is used. Read more