Stories by Hamish Barwick

Google Australia must destroy Street View data: Privacy Commissioner

Federal Privacy Commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim, has issued a `please explain' email to Google Australia after the search engine giant revealed in an email to Pilgrim that it still has a portion of data collected from unsecured Wi-Fi networks in Australia by Street View vehicles during 2010.

Anonymous releases some AAPT data

Members of hacktivist group, Anonymous, have released some of the 40GB of data that was taken from internet service provider (ISP) AAPT's compromised server last week.

Network security in the BYOD era

With more employees deciding that they want to bring their own smartphone into work rather than using a company supplied device, the spectre of network security and controlling company data emerges.

Security threats explained: Third party access

In this series, Computerworld Australia examines some of the information security threats facing small businesses and larger enterprises today. We’ve looked at hacktivism, social engineering and internal negligence and continue the series by speaking to security experts about the problem of third party access.

Security threats explained: Hacktivism

In this series, Computerworld Australia examines some of the information security threats facing small businesses and larger enterprises today. We’ve looked at social engineering and internal negligence and continue the series by speaking to security experts about the problem of hacktivism.

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