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  • The ATO and the mystery of the cables

    The Australian Taxation Office is still unsure as to whether the cables that have been held identified as a key cause for a crippling SAN outage are defective or whether they had been incorrectly installed.

  • ATO issues bitcoin scam warning

    The Australian Taxation Office says that scammers impersonating the government agency have successfully conned Australians into paying fake tax debts using bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

  • ATO outages: Audit finds BC flaws, progress

    The aftermath of a string of severe system outages at Australian Taxation Office highlighted significant flaws in the agency’s business continuity planning. However, an investigation by the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) has concluded that ATO-commissioned reviews are helping plug gaps in the agency’s IT resilience.

  • ATO fixes system issues by turning it off and on again

    The Australian Taxation Office yesterday pulled offline its key services, including the myTax system used by individuals to file tax returns electronically, but says the issue not related to “recent hardware issues”.