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iPhone hack attack shows why we need to rein in the trade in spyware

Downloading security updates for computers and mobile devices is a regular routine for most of us.

Engineering & technology
Robert Merkel

Census website cracks after ‘malicious’ attack by hackers

Many Australians were unable to complete the Census on August 9 due to the Census website failing.

Robert Merkel

Census website cracks after ‘malicious’ attack by hackers

Many Australians were unable to complete the Census on August 9 due to the Census website failing.

Hands on a keyboard

Which is more vulnerable to viruses and hackers: Windows 10 or Mac OS X?

by Robert Merkel During the 2000s, Apple ran a hugely successful advertising campaign for its line of Macintosh desktop computers. The ads poked fun at some of the perceived bugbears...

Hands on a keyboard

Which is more vulnerable to viruses and hackers: Windows 10 or Mac OS X?

by Robert Merkel During the 2000s, Apple ran a hugely successful advertising campaign for its line of Macintosh desktop computers. The ads poked fun at some of the perceived bugbears...

Hands on a keyboard

Which is more vulnerable to viruses and hackers: Windows 10 or Mac OS X?

by Robert Merkel During the 2000s, Apple ran a hugely successful advertising campaign for its line of Macintosh desktop computers. The ads poked fun at some of the perceived bugbears...

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Experts available: Isis hacking, child vaccination debate, politics and copyright

The ability of copyright owners to identify illegal downloaders of latest season of Game Of Thrones Dr Robert Merkel, Clayton School of Information Technology Contact details: +61 3 9905 5056...

media alerts

Experts available: Isis hacking, child vaccination debate, politics and copyright

The ability of copyright owners to identify illegal downloaders of latest season of Game Of Thrones Dr Robert Merkel, Clayton School of Information Technology Contact details: +61 3 9905 5056...