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Australian Information Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim is encouraging organisations to embed sound privacy practice into their operations with the release of a new privacy management framework.
The next five years will see the criminal deployment of malware top the online crime threat to Australia, according to the Australian Crime Commission.
An international agreement on internet security would be premature despite the need for a trans-border agreement to help minimise the potential damage done by state-sponsored online activity, according to Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop.
Australia's Tier-3 is launching its Huntsman Security operation in the United States, backed by a $10 million investment injection from the Sydney-based IT security company.
A repository of CointVault ransomware decryption keys obtained by the Dutch police from a seized server have been shared online by security company Kaspersky.
Servers in the Netherlands have been seized, with additional servers taken down in the US, Russia, Luxembourg, and Poland in Interpol's global operation to tackle the Simda botnet.
Linux Australia is calling on registered attendees of its national annual conferences for the past three years and two of its PyCon Australia conferences to change their passwords after the discovery of a server breach.
Australia's Department of Immigration and Border Protection is revamping its information management practices with the establishment of an accountability task force, after a breach last year of G20 leaders' personal information.
Online screenshot-sharing service Puush is warning its users to change their passwords after it emerged that the platform had been infected with malware.