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  • Seek hunts for cyber security chief

    Jobs site Seek is recruiting a new head of cyber security. The role will involve leading the employment market’s Australia and New Zealand cyber security team and providing practical executive-level security and risk advice.

    18 Jan. 17 08:00 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Terrorists are winning the digital arms race, experts say

    Terrorist groups are embracing a huge number of digital tools to recruit members and plan attacks, putting them a step ahead of governments trying to combat them, a group of counterterrorism experts said.

    18 Jan. 17 04:31 Written by Grant Gross
  • Telstra plans 100Gbps optical encryption test

    Telstra and Ericsson have demonstrated encryption of data in transit between Los Angeles and Melbourne over a 10 gigabit per second link.

    17 Jan. 17 13:27 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • China tightens control over app stores

    China is requiring that all app stores register in the country, as part of crackdown on malware and the spread of “illegal information.”

    17 Jan. 17 09:05 Written by Michael Kan
  • Suspected NSA tool hackers dump more cyberweapons in farewell

    The hacking group that stole cyberweapons suspected to be from the U.S. National Security Agency is signing off -- but not before releasing another arsenal of tools that appear designed to spy on Windows systems.

    13 Jan. 17 15:17 Written by Michael Kan
  • Guccifer 2.0, alleged Russian cyberspy, returns to deride US

    As if the whodunnit into the hacking of the Democratic National Committee wasn't already confusing and murky enough, the supposed Romanian hacker who first released the emails resurfaced on Thursday to say everyone has it wrong.

    13 Jan. 17 12:34 Written by Michael Kan
  • Siblings arrested in Italy's worst cyberespionage operation ever

    The Tuesday arrest of Giulio Occhionero and his sister, Francesca Maria, has brought to light what appears to be the biggest, and highest-profile, hacking of institutional and corporate accounts ever reported in Italy.

    13 Jan. 17 09:36 Written by By Andrea Grassi
  • Lessons for corporate IT from Geek Squad legal case

    The life of the corporate desktop team can turn into a legal nightmare quickly if end users haven’t agreed that it’s OK for techs to search their machines, something that has come to light in a California child pornography case involving Best Buy’s Geek Squad.

    13 Jan. 17 03:35 Written by Tim Greene
  • Trump's push for cyber defense is sorely needed, experts say

    President-elect Donald Trump plans to consult "the greatest computer minds” for input on bolstering U.S. hacking defenses, as experts say an overhaul to the country's cybersecurity is badly needed.

    12 Jan. 17 13:00 Written by Michael Kan
  • Agree? Free Wi-Fi providers bamboozling users with T&Cs

    Free public Wi-Fi providers are bamboozling users with lengthy terms and conditions that fail to inform them of the security risks involved in access, according to RMIT University​ researchers.

    12 Jan. 17 12:49 Written by George Nott
  • DHS should have a cybersecurity unit, says panel chairman

    The chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security said his top priority in 2017 will be to push for creation of a cybersecurity agency within the Department of Homeland Security.

    12 Jan. 17 06:44 Written by Matt Hamblen

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