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Papua New Guinea’s internet link with the world has been hit with a cyber-attack, slowing connection speeds to a crawl. The world’s internet infrastructure came under strain late last week when a major effort by Russian-based hackers to close down a pro-Georgian blogger affected some soc...

An Adelaide man will face court next month over charges relating to what police allege is one of Australia’s largest computer hacking networks. South Australian police will allege the 20-year-old from Adelaide’s west was working from his home. It is alleged he infected about 74,000 compu...

Interesting to note that last week’s Twitter attack may have originated in a struggle to either propagate or suppress news and views on the Russia-Georgia dispute over the far-away Abkhazia region. Wouldn’t be the first in recent times that Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, have been on the...

A top operational official in charge of protecting civilian government computer networks has resigned, dealing another blow to the federal effort to enhance cybersecurity. Mischel Kwon, the director of the Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team, submitted her ...

After a deranged student’s shooting rampage killed 32 classmates on a spring morning two years ago at Virginia Tech University, one of Randy Marchany’s first priorities was accounting for the seven students who worked in the school’s information security office. Marchany, director ...