27-8-2011 – 21-8-2011

WikiLeaks posts tens of thousands more cables

 Posted by Caspertwin on August 26, 2011 at 3:15 PM Comments comments (0)

US Government targets Assange with PATRIOT Act.

The WikiLeaks organisation said on Thursday it was releasing tens of thousands of previously unpublished U.S. diplomatic cables, some of which are still classified.

“We will have released ov…

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RSA token replacement highest downunder after breach

 Posted by Caspertwin on August 26, 2011 at 1:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Token replacement after the breach of RSA’s SecurID token in March was highest in Australia.

However, the company remains satisfied with how it handled the incident.

About 10 percent of RSA SecurID customers globally replaced the token system after it was compromised in the high-profile breach.

That figure was higher in Australia, but the company did not name a pre…

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Computer remote access scammers now masquerading as Telstra – new twis

 Posted by Caspertwin on August 26, 2011 at 10:00 AM Comments comments (0)


Computer remote access scammers now masquerading as Telstra – new twist

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When hackers become The Man

 Posted by Caspertwin on August 24, 2011 at 7:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Steve Jobs resigns as Apple CEO

 Posted by Caspertwin on August 24, 2011 at 7:20 PM Comments comments (0)

US espionage investigation against WikiLeaks: PATRIOT Act order unsealed

 Posted by Caspertwin on August 24, 2011 at 7:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Wednesday 24th August 2011

Further proof has emerged of the United States secret Grand Jury investigation into Julian Assange and WikiLeaks. Further information has been demanded on the organization and its founder for the US courts, this time under the PATRIOT Act. The Grand Jury has been meeting in Alexandria, Washington DC trying to work up an espionage case …

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China shows off footage of cyberattack on US

 Posted by Caspertwin on August 24, 2011 at 7:00 AM Comments comments (0)

China is actively targeting political groups in overseas cyberattacks, according to a documentary put out by the country’s state television.

In the recent wave of

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Cybercrime bill passes lower house unchanged

 Posted by Caspertwin on August 24, 2011 at 7:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Greens furious.

The Greens have vowed to pursue changes to the cybercrime bill in the Senate after it passed the lower house unchanged.

Communicatio…

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Mobile Safety Camera Sites Rostered 22 Aug – 28 Aug Vic Aust.

 Posted by Caspertwin on August 23, 2011 at 5:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Mobile Safety Camera Sites Rostered 22 Aug – 28 Aug Victoria Police have rostered the following sites for mobile safety camera enforcement this week. Rostered sites, however, could change for a number of operational and environmental reasons. Suburb Road Alfredton Dyson Drive Altona North Millers Road Apsley Wimmera Highway Ardeer Forrest Street Armadale Dandenong Road Aspendale Station Street Avondale Heights Military Road …

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Telstra e-health role under AGIMO scrutiny

 Posted by Caspertwin on August 23, 2011 at 3:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Does the eHealth records plan meet data centre procurement guidelines?

Plans to use Telstra’s cloud computing offering to store elements of the Federal Go…

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Melbourne IT gears up for cloud competition

 Posted by Caspertwin on August 23, 2011 at 3:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Weans enterprise services off partners after poor financial report.

Melbourne IT has re-skilled its enterprise services team to address declining revenue …

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AISA’s fight to build a secure site

 Posted by Caspertwin on August 23, 2011 at 3:00 AM Comments comments (0)

When the Australian Information Security Association went hunting for a developer to revamp its website it discovered the dearth of IT security skills in even those developers who claimed security street cred.

And the not-for-profit industry association’s experience is the norm, says research firm Ovum.

The association that represents about 1200 Australian information secur…

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Skype XSS hole is harmless

 Posted by Caspertwin on August 23, 2011 at 2:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Microsoft has squashed a claim by a German security researcher that Skype is vulnerable to cross site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The company said the exploit posted online in an advisory was benign.

Levent Kayan said the Skype client contained a …

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Hong Kong bourse hacker faces five years

 Posted by Caspertwin on August 23, 2011 at 2:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Police have today arrested a 29 year-old man for alledegly twice hacking the Hong Kong stock exchange.

The man was arrested in the Kwun Tong district and was charged withhacking into the stock exchange website, an attac…

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Microsoft blasts zombie cookies from sites

 Posted by Caspertwin on August 23, 2011 at 2:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Microsoft has shot dead zombie cookies after a string of bad publicity.

The move comes after a researcher highlighted Microsoft’s use of the zombie cookies which are tracking systems that don’t actually use cookies, but hold enou…

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Microsoft releases IE10 Platform Preview 2

 Posted by Caspertwin on August 22, 2011 at 6:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Today Microsoft

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Amazon hires first Aussie staff

 Posted by Caspertwin on August 22, 2011 at 7:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Poaches experienced hosting industry professional.

Amazon Web Services has hired its first sales staff in Australia.

The cloud computing company has…

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Securing Facebook

 Posted by Caspertwin on August 22, 2011 at 7:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Incident response team offers no second chances.

This month, a photo of spammer Sanford Wallace joined dozens others on a wall inside Facebook’s security …

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2011-08-21 Massive anti-corruption movement grows in #India

 Posted by Caspertwin on August 22, 2011 at 7:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Millions of Indians pour out into the streets as arrest of 74-year old anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare and 2,600 supporters backfires.

Attempts by the Indian government to crack down on a budding anti-corruption movement in the country have backfired. After Tuesday’s arrest of some 2,600 protesters, including the hi…

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