The Australian government has officially published its National Cloud Computing Strategy.
Sophos was involved in the committee that created this document...so we'd like to know what *you* think of it now it's out!
It was a breach of the law serious enough to attract a $110,000 fine, but you still have to laugh.
The company that operates Australia's Do Not Call Register has been found guilty of making unlawful calls to subscribers on the Do Not Call Register.
The data-kidnappers are demanding $4,000 to release thousands of patient records belonging to the Miami Family Medical Centre on Australia's Gold Coast.
PayPal users are being targeted in what is a now-typical pattern of phishing against the global payment service.
The trick is short and simple: you receive an email "acknowledging" a smallish payment. It's $79 to an eBay advertising service in our example...
Romanian hackers busted with half a MILLION credit cards from Australia - how could THAT have happened?
A Romanian carding crew allegedly made off with half a million Aussie credit card numbers, racking up charges averaging more than $1000 each on 30,000 of them.
Half a MILLION cards from Australia. And the crooks didn't even need to leave Romania. How could THAT have happened?
The US Federal Trade Commission announced a crackdown on a widespread phone-based scam that tricked tens of thousands of computer owners, worldwide, into purchasing bogus computer cleanup services.
You're probably familiar with the Google Street View WiFi data collection saga by now.
It's not over yet, with the Australian Privacy Commissioner the latest critic to lay the hard word on Google.
Internet security and privacy are enjoying a spirited public airing in Australia today.
The wires are abuzz with claims that hackers stole 40GB of data from an ISP in protest against proposed new data retention laws.
In computer security history, the word Ska is most notably associated with a widespread mass-mailing virus also known as Happy99.
Happily, that association has recently been subsumed by an ambitious astronomical project - one which brings astonishing computer science challenges all of its own.
At midnight tonight, Samoa will switch from UTC-12 to UTC+12, jumping from one side of the world to the other.
So there will be no Friday 30 December 2011 in Samoa. How funky is that?
The Australian government has thumbed its nose at legal safeguards for ethical hackers, according to security researcher Alana Maurushat.
Industry professionals say they went out of their way to submit proposals for recent reviews of cybercrime laws, but the government decided to reject them all.
Don't be an ass! Reject money mule jobs offered by cybercriminals, even if they do pretend to be legitimate recruitment websites.
UPDATED: Vodafone Australia's current data leakage woes are a warning to us all.
Learn why, and listen to some advice on how to decide if your business is vulnerable.
From the comfort of summer, Sophos Southern Hemisphere says, "Stay safe online this Christmas!"
We've included some holiday-time tips for your friends and family, too - don't let your cyberguard down over the festive season.
The dust has finally settled on the Australian federal election. As everyone ought to know, the previous ruling party, and the previous Prime Minister, managed to cling somewhat precariously to power. They didn't really win, since they ended up with Read more…
Earlier this month reports began to come in from Australia that some Windows-based Fuji photo kiosks were infected by malware, and spreading worms to unsuspecting shoppers when they inserted their SD cards and memory sticks to print out their digital Read more…
This morning it was Sophos's pleasure to host a meeting for the Internet Industry Association (IIA). From the text of its website, the IIA is an Australian industry body which aims to promote laws and initiatives which enhance access, equity, Read more…
The Australian spam watchdog has fined Virgin Mobile AU $22,000 (approximately £13,200) after the company was found to have sent emails to customers who had opted out of receiving promotions. According to a report in the Sydney Morning Herald, the Read more…