Cyber security

Security flaws in Microsoft’s Exchange software reveals key issues in Australia’s cybersecurity approach

- March 15, 2021 3 MIN READ

On March 2, 2021, Microsoft published information about four critical vulnerabilities in its widely used Exchange email server software that are being actively exploited. It also released security updates for all versions of Exchange back to 2010. Microsoft has told cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs it was notified of the vulnerabilities in “early January”. The Australian… Read more »

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Hackers are targeting Australia: Scott Morrison flags ‘state-based’ attacks – and it all points to China

- June 19, 2020 2 MIN READ

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Australian organisations are currently being targeted by “a sophisticated state-based cyber actor” in a media conference that appears to escalate the ongoing war of words with China. “This activity is targeting Australian organisations across a range of sectors, including all levels of government, industry, political organisations, education, health, essential service providers… Read more »

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The FBI is investigating a hack on Canva’s user database

- May 27, 2019 2 MIN READ

Canva CEO and founder Mel Perkins Australian design platform Canva’s customer database was attacked on Friday, with hackers stealing usernames and email addresses, as well as encrypted passwords. Canva wrote to its customers on the weekend recommending they change their passwords as a precaution, while reassuring them that all user passwords were salted and hashed… Read more »


Hey Girl, let’s hack your vagina

- November 20, 2014 3 MIN READ

The latest project that Austen Heinz and Gilad Gome are working on together has everyone within the Silicon Valley tech scene talking – the pair presented at Demo Conference recently and talked about a new pro-biotic supplement called ‘Sweet Peach’ that they wanted to bring to the market to enable women to change the way their vaginas smell.


Hacking your way to continuous innovation

- June 6, 2014 4 MIN READ

There are numerous activities that an organisation or corporation can engage in to push aside traditional thinking, and try to ingrain a culture of continuous innovation. Hackathons are a popular choice at the moment, and contrary to popular belief, they don’t just have to be about technology.