Stilgherrian

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Stilgherrian is a freelance journalist, commentator and podcaster interested in big-picture internet issues, especially security, cybercrime and hoovering up bulldust. He studied computing science and linguistics before a wide-ranging media career and a stint at running an IT business. He can write iptables firewall rules, set a rabbit trap, clear a jam in an IBM model 026 card punch and mix a mean whiskey sour.

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Who's afraid of WhatsApp?

Who's afraid of WhatsApp?

The Senate Estimates committee focus on the security of WhatsApp missed two key issues. Secure communications is a people problem. And does it even have to be 'secure' in the first place?

October 17, 2016 by

ACSC Threat Report: The real messages

ACSC Threat Report: The real messages

Total pwnage of the Bureau of Meteorology makes for some fine schadenfreude, but the Australian Cyber Security Centre's new threat report is really about separating hype from reality.

October 12, 2016 by

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