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New Zealand’s Office of the Privacy Commissioner has published data breach numbers and categories in its annual report for the first time.
Former NSA technologist Edward Snowden rocked the IT world in 2013 when he leaked classified documents revealing the agency's digital surveillance programs. Here are the three biggest impacts.
This year, the general public discovered the meaning of OPSEC, from Snowden to Silk Road. But which OPSEC fail was the worst of the worst?
The news comes not long after leaked documents showed the NSA was bugging and spying EU offices around the world. But the U.S. agency can likely be ruled out as a suspect in this latest hack, following reports from German media.
A 17-year-old student and 42-year-old businessman will be charged for unauthorized modification of computer material, relating to the breach of Istana website belonging to the presidential office.
Instead of closing one of the top 10 most common web vulnerabilities on its site, Yahoo has said that an open direct flaw is 'working as designed'.
Top government official says the country has the necessary system in place to protect classified information and communications, following reports Singapore had helped the U.S. spy on Malaysia, among others in the region.
Following increased usage by inbound travellers of SmartGate technology at Australia's major airports, Customs is set to trial new technology for outbound citizens in Brisbane.
A group has justified hacking, saying it is a way of calling for change and political reforms amid the so-called 'pork barrel' scam.
Microsoft issued a security alert and is investigating a report issued by FireEye Labs warning of an MS Windows/Adobe Reader local privilege escalation zero-day in the wild.
Despite last week's US-led opposition to the United Nations' "Rights To Privacy In The Digital Age," the resolution put forward as a reaction to US surveillance activities was passed.
Tossing the governmental grenade back to its federal former friend, the EU wants the U.S. to abide by its rules if the two continents want to stay friends. The demands could ultimately throw a spanner in the works for the U.S.' mass surveillance operations.
Suspecting NSA interference, Microsoft is taking a leaf out of Google and Yahoo's books in efforts to prevent surveillance and wiretapping of its global datacenters.
And now, for your reading pleasure, the very worst from the tech world in 2013.
Australia's biggest banks insist there's no security flaw in tap-and-go cards, despite police blaming them for a surge in fraud.