Michael Lee

Journalist

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.

Michael holds minimal interests/investments in the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Google, Telstra, Symantec, Bitcoin, Litecoin and Dogecoin.

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SourceForge dumps Anonymous-OS

SourceForge dumps Anonymous-OS

The controversial Anonymous-OS has been removed from SourceForge after the hosting platform questioned the transparency of the project and stated that users could be at risk by downloading it.

March 15, 2012 by in Open Source

Inventor encrypts tweets to evade govt

Inventor encrypts tweets to evade govt

Sydney-based inventor Mark Pesce has developed a way to use public key cryptography over private Twitter messages in response to the social media site providing the US Department of Justice (DOJ) access to user accounts last year.

February 20, 2012 by in Open Source

Insecure 2G needs global fix: AusCERT

Insecure 2G needs global fix: AusCERT

AusCERT senior security analyst Marco Ostini has called for drastic international action to fix security holes in the 2G cellular network that currently leave everyone vulnerable to attack, even though telcos are moving to 4G networks and beyond.

November 24, 2011 by in Open Source

Mobile Flash killed by app domination

Mobile Flash killed by app domination

Many have seen Adobe's choice to ditch Flash Player for mobile as a sign that it has conceded the fight to be included on Apple's mobile devices, but the company actually just thinks there is little future use in browser-based Flash for mobile.

November 22, 2011 by in Open Source