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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Hackers port trojan from Linux to OS X

Hackers port trojan from Linux to OS X

Security researchers at ESET and Sophos have discovered that hackers have gone out of their way to port an old Linux backdoor trojan to the Mac OS X platform, extending their reach of computers that they can use as part of their botnets.

October 25, 2011 by in Apple

Is your laptop an airborne fire risk?

Is your laptop an airborne fire risk?

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) recently issued a warning about checking in lithium-based batteries when flying, but how many of us actually know what is or isn't permitted, or what the capacity of our batteries is?

August 9, 2011 by in Apple

ATO considers e-tax for Mac OS X

ATO considers e-tax for Mac OS X

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has not given up an e-tax version for Mac users, with the government agency looking into whether it is now possible to port the app to OS X.

March 26, 2012 by in Apple

HTC US import ban lifted

HTC US import ban lifted

The blockade on HTC's devices into the US has been lifted, with the device manufacturer now able to ship its One X and Evo 4G LTE into the country, after the devices were banned from sale for almost a month.

May 29, 2012 by in Apple