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Truth, lies and data breaches

Truth, lies and data breaches

Cybersecurity expert Troy Hunt shines a light on some facts surrounding hacks.
Nico Arboleda Jun 20 2018, 6:00AM Security
US govt blames Chinese hackers for "one of biggest breaches in history"

US govt blames Chinese hackers for "one of biggest breaches in history"

Millions of employee records compromised.
Lindsey O'Donnell Jun 8 2015, 4:11PM Security
John McAfee makes suprise website launch at hacker conference

John McAfee makes suprise website launch at hacker conference

Security veteran helped by $450k investor.
Reuters Staff Aug 11 2014, 10:15AM Security
Hackers hold Domino's Pizza to ransom

Hackers hold Domino's Pizza to ransom

Passwords, phone numbers and pizza topping preferences allegedly stolen.
Jane McCallion Jun 17 2014, 7:36AM Security
Corporate USB modems open to SMS attack

Corporate USB modems open to SMS attack

Attackers rack up phone bills, steal login credentials.
Darren Pauli Feb 5 2014, 8:46AM Security
Hackers strike 100 Aussie SMBs

Hackers strike 100 Aussie SMBs

Hacktivists linked to Anonymous scramble Aussie sites.
Staff Writers Nov 4 2013, 7:14AM Security
Greens call for ASIO blueprint 'hack' inquiry

Greens call for ASIO blueprint 'hack' inquiry

Alleged hack not a resourcing issue, party suggests.
Ry Crozier May 30 2013, 11:11AM Security
Chinese hackers infiltrated Reserve Bank

Chinese hackers infiltrated Reserve Bank

Update: Was information captured?
Juha Saarinen , Darren Pauli Mar 11 2013, 7:47AM Security
Google users face millions of hacked sites daily

Google users face millions of hacked sites daily

Online giant reveals stats.
Dan Kaplan Jun 20 2012, 10:39AM Security
Hackers steal, sell 92,000 Citigroup accounts

Hackers steal, sell 92,000 Citigroup accounts

But PINs, CCVs are safe.
Dan Raywood Aug 12 2011, 2:57PM Security
Keep up with ‘pwners’

Keep up with ‘pwners’

Malware testing has evolved as malicious hackers shift their attentions to web 2.0, virtualisation and even electronic picture frames, says Lysa Myers director of research, West Coast Labs.
guest columnist Jul 11 2011, 6:17AM Security
Hackers expose neo-Nazi party supporters

Hackers expose neo-Nazi party supporters

Hackers crack web sites, siphon names and home addresses.
Darren Pauli Jun 16 2011, 11:01AM Security
Install Android onto iPhone via Wi-Fi

Install Android onto iPhone via Wi-Fi

Google OS could prolong life of ageing Apple handsets
Stewart Mitchell Nov 11 2010, 8:40AM Software
Hacker claims to have found Skype hole

Hacker claims to have found Skype hole

Encryption processes may have been compromised.
Lawrence Latif Jul 12 2010, 8:29AM Collaboration
Microsoft hits back over Windows security claims

Microsoft hits back over Windows security claims

Software firm reacts angrily to accusations.
Jun 3 2010, 12:22PM Security
Insider reveals details of Google hacks

Insider reveals details of Google hacks

Attackers compromised Gaia password system.
David Neal Apr 21 2010, 8:23AM Security
Operation Titstorm hits the streets

Operation Titstorm hits the streets

Protest planned in major Australian cities.
Liz Tay Feb 16 2010, 8:56AM Collaboration
Hackers attack climate research centre

Hackers attack climate research centre

Attackers publish emails to fuel global warming sceptics
Iain Thomson Nov 23 2009, 3:02PM Security
Hackers already exploiting IIS flaws

Hackers already exploiting IIS flaws

Microsoft urges researchers to disclose vulnerabilities responsibly.
Phil Muncaster Sep 7 2009, 8:09AM Security
Hackers prefer Firefox and Opera

Hackers prefer Firefox and Opera

New research shows hackers favour running browsers with smaller installed
base.
Phil Muncaster Aug 22 2009, 9:26AM Software

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