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Server down: what caused the ATO systems to crash

Many Australian Tax Office IT systems have been unavailable for days after a major fault, apparently caused by a problem with a large-scale storage server.

Engineering & technology

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.

Robert Merkel

Individuals not the priority in the Cyber Security Strategy

By Robert Merkel The Cyber Security Strategy announced today by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull clearly places a high priority on protecting Australian government systems from foreign powers. But when it...

Robert Merkel

Individuals not the priority in the Cyber Security Strategy

By Robert Merkel The Cyber Security Strategy announced today by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull clearly places a high priority on protecting Australian government systems from foreign powers. But when it...

Robert Merkel

Individuals not the priority in the Cyber Security Strategy

By Robert Merkel The Cyber Security Strategy announced today by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull clearly places a high priority on protecting Australian government systems from foreign powers. But when it...