Virgin Mobile has confirmed a problem with its voicemail system, with customers reporting they have been given access to other people’s voicemail messages.
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The Australian 2016 Census has sparked much debate and consternation among privacy advocates and security professionals alike.
IBM has responded to the Census debacle after a conspicuous silence in the wake of Tuesday night’s website meltdown.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has shifted his tone on the Census debacle, with the PM telling a press conference that “which heads roll where and when” will be determined by the government review into the website meltdown that left most Australians unable to complete the Census.
In an at times bizarre press conference small business minister Michael McCormack has confirmed that a series of denial of service attacks targeted the Census 2016 website, with the Australian Bureau of Statistics eventually making the decision to pull it offline.
Australian Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim has launched an investigation into what the Australian Bureau of Statistics has described as a series of denial of service attacks that targeted the Census 2016 site.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics has claimed that it took the Census system offline after was targeted by four denial of service attacks “of varying nature and severity”.
More politicians have indicated they will not enter their name in tonight’s Census.
South Australian Senator Nick Xenophon has declared that he will not enter his name in tomorrow night’s Census despite the potential to be prosecuted.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Treasurer Scott Morrison have both sought to reassure Australians in the wake of privacy concerns over the 2016 Census.
InternetNZ has launched a set of reporting tools to help New Zealand organisations to boost transparency around the customer information they provide to government agencies.
The government “has botched explaining changes to the upcoming Census, leading to significant community confusion and concern,” argues a statement issued this morning by shadow assistant treasurer Andrew Leigh.
Victoria’s Commissioner for Privacy and Data Protection, David Watts has issued the Victorian
Protective Data Security Standards (VPDSS).
A project from University of Adelaide post-grad Lachlan Kang aims to find the most powerful fingerprint techniques and build better defences against them.
Google has reported a significant rise in requests from Australian law enforcement agencies for data linked to users of the company’s online services.
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