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Deepfake videos increase especially in politics

Double trouble as deepfakes surge

October 16, 2019 | Heather Wright
But forget politics, deepfakes remain true to their roots with 96 percent being porn… read more...
Twitter signup two step authentification

Sorry! Twitter’s data laundering sparks grovelling apology

October 16, 2019 | Heather Wright
Twitter ‘inadvertently’ uses 2FA phone numbers, email for marketing… read more...
Social Cyber Institute_Cybercrime

Killing us with cyber incompetence

October 15, 2019 | Heather Wright
Can social science save tech – and all the innocents – from incompetence?… read more...
Tu Ora Compass Health records breach

NZ health sector on notice after major data breach

October 11, 2019 | Heather Wright
I’m thinking it’s a significant enough breach to warrant AU exposure too… read more...
UN Sustainable Development Goals

Digital tech critical to UN Sustainable Development Goals

October 11, 2019 | Newsdesk
Can AI, big data and IoT ride to the rescue?… read more...
ANU spearphishing attack

ANU outlines methods behind latest attack

October 10, 2019 | Heather Wright
Interaction not required in ANU spearphishing attack… read more...
Shaun Maloney Seequent

Seequent continues upward climb with GeoSlope acqusition

October 9, 2019 | Heather Wright
Leapfrogging ahead with growth plans… read more...
Fujitsu Digital transformation centre

Fujitsu launches ‘Digital Transformation Centre’ in Sydney

October 9, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
Tokyo, Osaka, Munich, London, New York and now Sydney. Fujitsu doubles down on its collaboration projects… read more...

New Chrome extension reveals all your compromised passwords

October 9, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
Google aims to plug password leaks with browser-based hacked credential checker… read more...
AI buying frenzy_CB Insights

AI startups in acquisition frenzy

October 8, 2019 | Heather Wright
Big-tech targets the next big thing in AI… read more...
Aussies_phishing_hacks_Wakefield research

Aussie employees falling hook, line and sinker for phishing

October 4, 2019 | Heather Wright
Phishing prime cause of breaches, report says… read more...
Hnry co-founders Richard Freestone, Claire Fuller and James Fuller

Kiwi gig-economy fintech raises $2.15m

October 4, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
Hnry finds investor interest in accounting admin platform for gig workers… read more...

The tech Gartner says you need to know

October 3, 2019 | Heather Wright
And there’s more to it than (yawn) blockchain, IoT and AI… read more...
The threatening eye of hurricane Dorian

CIOs uneasy about hybrid cloud complexity

October 2, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
Smarter diagnostics needed to unravel root causes across multiple platforms… read more...
Westpac Little Ripper CrocSpotter

Reporting for work: Drones add croc-spotting to repertoire

October 2, 2019 | Heather Wright
Drones, AI, video surveillance and big hungry Queensland crocs… read more...
Customer self-service

Self-service not satisfying customers – or businesses

October 1, 2019 | Heather Wright
Just nine percent of issues are resolved via self-service alone… read more...
PayID breaches

PayID breaches highlight the growing banking tech security challenge

September 26, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
Pay by e-mail (or mobile) provider advises caveat emptor… read more...
Hash database_GIFCT

Platform companies unveil details on extremist content

September 26, 2019 | Heather Wright
Just how many moles are being whacked with online hate prevention tools?… read more...
Digital business survey_HBR

Harvard releases ‘ease of doing digital business’ rankings

September 26, 2019 | Heather Wright
A/NZ results highlight key areas of weakness… read more...

WiFi 6: Faster internet, and a big boost for IoT?

September 25, 2019 | Heather Wright
And no you didn’t miss 1-5, it’s just 802.11 was feeling uncool… read more...

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