Computer hackers

Research report

29 May 2017

The proliferation of cyberspace and rise of social media have enriched and strengthened the application of democratic governance. Technological developments have expedited the international flow of information, improved freedom of speech in many areas of the world, and increased the quality of...

Audio program

25 May 2017

A 'hackathon' in Adelaide this weekend will look for digital solutions to help refugees settle in Australia. The event, organised by Techfugees Australia, brings refugees, NGOs and technical experts in to the same room for a weekend, with the aim of developing new websites and apps to solve...

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Survey

19 Apr 2017

The Australian government has released this comprehensive cyber security survey, published by the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), of Australian government and major businesses of national significance.

This report should be viewed as a companion to the ACSC...

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Audio interview

13 Jan 2017

The new Ambassador for Cyber Affairs says Australia is a target for cyber espionage, but he has not singled out any specific nation as a threat.

As the United States is grappling with explosive findings that Russia engaged in hacking during the Presidential election, the British...

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Research report

06 Jan 2017

On December 9, 2016, President Barack Obama directed the Intelligence Community to conduct a full review and produce a comprehensive intelligence report assessing Russian activities and intentions in recent U.S. elections.  We have completed this report and briefed President Obama as well as...

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Research report

12 Oct 2016

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) Threat Report continues to reflect the experience, focus, and mandates of the ACSC's member organisations. This report provides an insight into what the centre has been seeing, learning, and responding to, focusing on specific areas of change or new...

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Research report

23 Feb 2016

Based on customer data, this report details trends across email, social media platforms and mobile applications to reveal attacker behaviors.

Executive summary

Life imitated art in 2015 as real-world cyber criminals every day applied the mantra of the anti-hero...

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Research report

29 Jul 2015

The number, type and sophistication of cyber security threats to Australia and Australians are increasing. Due to the varied nature of motivations for cyber adversaries targeting Australian organisations, organisations could be a target for malicious activities even if they do not think the...

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Research report

07 Oct 2013

This commercial research describes the unique characteristics of cyber attack campaigns waged by governments worldwide and is aimed at security professionals in order to better identify their attackers and tailor their defenses accordingly.

Here is a quick overview:

• Asia-Pacific...

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Audio program

13 Aug 2012

Hacking. We often think of it happening to companies or governments. But it also happens to ordinary people.

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Policy

25 Nov 2010

Australians are now sharing more personal information online with friends, family and the broader community. This paper presents the Government's response to the potential safety and security issues raised by this development.

This the Australian Government's official...

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