Computer hacking

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Securing democracy in the digital age

The 2016 US presidential election demonstrated the increasingly complex cyber and information environment in which democracies are operating.
Audio

Can digital disruption be used to help refugees?

A 'hackathon' in Adelaide this weekend will look for digital solutions to help refugees settle in Australia.
Report

Targeting scams: report of the ACCC on scam activity 2016

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) eighth annual report on scam activity highlights the significant harm scams continue to cause to the Australian community. This report explains key trends in scam activity and highlights the impact of scams on the community.
Survey

Australian Cyber Security Centre 2016 cyber security survey

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.
Audio interview

Australia target for cyber spying says Ambassador for Cyber Affairs

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...
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Assessing Russian activities and intentions in recent US elections

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 President-elect Trump...
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Australian Cyber Security Centre threat report 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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The Australian Cyber Security Centre threat report 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 information held...
Policy

Government response to the House of Representatives Parliamentary Committee report on cyber crime

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 response to the report of the House of...
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Targeting scams: report of the ACCC on scam activity 2009

More than 20,000 scam reports were made to the ACCC in 2009, an approximate increase of 16 per cent compared with 2008. This report explains key trends in scam activity and highlights the impact of scams on the community. It highlights the cooperative work of...