Michael Lee

A Sydney, Australia-based journalist, Michael Lee covers a gamut of news in the technology space including information security, state Government initiatives, and local startups.

Latest Posts

Is running Windows XP on ATMs stupid?

When creating a secure, locked down IT system — for something that is directly responsible for handling cash transactions — would you choose the most popular, most targeted operating system?

April 23, 2008 by Liam Tung


Aussie PCs valuable for all the wrong reasons

When foreign markets are willing to pay twice as much for your exports, it's usually a good sign. Unfortunately for Australia, the goods being traded are compromised PCs — but why are Australians worth twice as much as Americans?

March 31, 2008 by Liam Tung


Telstra helps phishers PWN its customers

Following a rash of Telstra customers reporting phishing attacks, the telco has issued advice on how to discern the real Telstra from fake ones -- but the advice it gives is more likely to help phishers than its customers.

February 20, 2008 by Liam Tung