Saturday February 5, 2011The loose-knit group of online global hackers known as "Anonymous" has trained its sights on Yemen following cyber attacks on government websites in Tunisia and Egypt.
Thursday March 25, 2010THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO (MA) General release (153 minutes) Jim Schembri Reviewer
Wednesday July 9, 2008The incidence of female genital mutilation in Australia is hard to determine. But while the practice is illegal, and despite a continuing education campaign, it remains "a problem", according to Sandra Hacker, the former chair of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.
Friday May 2, 2008LIKE A lot of political insiders, Kevin Rudd is a devotee of Yes, Minister and knows all the coded language of bureaucratese, having moved himself from the role of Bernard (ministerial staffer) to Sir Humphrey (senior departmental official) to Jim Hacker (Prime Minister). So, it is not surprising Mr Rudd's address this week to Canberra's most senior officials was more than a convivial pep-talk.
Thursday December 13, 2007A COACH for a homeless football team, a schoolboy internet hacker and a Sudanese refugee are among the Melburnians recognised in a new annual list of the city's most influential people.
Sunday October 7, 2007THE new operators of Sydney's Cross City Tunnel have been left red-faced by a computer hacker who infiltrated their website to post an anti-poverty message.
Friday June 15, 2007PREDICTIONS that the world's best golfers are in for a torrid time at the US Open at Oakmont won't draw much sympathy from your average hacker. The golfing elite are among the world's most privileged sportsmen, so news the fairways are tight and the rough thick should make your average 18-handicapper smile. Just getting through a round a month is tough for those with a mortgage, a family to support and a real job. Stuart Appleby reckons 10 over might be worth a top-three finish. Hey, it's not ...
Monday April 30, 2007That American Express ad where you see Tiger Woods practising his swing in pouring rain probably doesn't reflect the real level of dedication of your average weekend hacker. Thankfully, that's where gadgets such as the Golf Launchpad come in. Practise your drives, pitches and putts from the comfort of your living room and forget the weather outside. This is a golf simulator like no other because it lets you use your regular clubs to play in the virtual world of EA Sports's Tiger Woods PGA Tour ...
Tuesday February 6, 2007Kevin Mitnick says his story is the Catch Me if You Can of cyberspace. By Patrick Gray.
Tuesday February 6, 2007Now the Government has cut off his electronic ankle bracelet, convicted hacker Adrian Lamo will offer his services as a security consultant.
Tuesday November 14, 2006The first recorded mention of phishing was on a Usenet newsgroup on January 2, 1996, although the term may have appeared earlier in the "2600: The Hacker Quarterly".
Tuesday June 20, 2006COMPUTER hacker attacks on banks and other financial institutions increased by 300 per cent last year but the skills to fight them are in short supply, a report says.
Sunday April 16, 2006WHEN he is off the radar, Magpie Chris Tarrant sprays set shots like a weekend golf hacker, but coach Mick Malthouse believes his full-forward would nail a game-winning shot if ever it came his way again.
Tuesday April 11, 2006Leave your boring management job behind and discover the world of the e-CSI in this extract from Robert Schifreen's latest book.
Thursday December 22, 2005POLICE know him as Andrew Sanders, supposed white supremacist. His neighbours know him as a quiet 25-year-old who cannot leave home without his mother. Computer hackers know him as Valiant, international cyber hacker.
Thursday December 22, 2005POLICE know him as Andrew Sanders, supposed white supremacist. His neighbours know him as a quiet 25-year-old who cannot leave home without his mum. And computer nerds know him as Valiant, international cyber hacker.
Tuesday November 29, 2005Hacker crews are targeting Australian organisations because of their weak wireless local area networks, new research shows.
Friday October 7, 2005A FOUR-YEAR legal battle over the copyright protection provisions enshrined in the Australia-US free trade agreement has ended in the High Court of Australia with a victory for computer hacker Eddy Stevens and a warning to the Government on copyright law.
Sunday June 5, 2005SWING doctors and sports shrinks have analysed Ian Baker-Finch's dramatic plunge from British Open champion to tournament hacker, but five-time Open champion Peter Thomson believes the reason is simple.
Tuesday May 31, 2005THE romantic, almost noble notion of the lone-gunman hacker popularised in films such as War Games and Hackers has been replaced by a crude reality - they are usually criminals and they are far better organised than we are. Organised crime syndicates with thousands of members are turning to hacking and spamming techniques to dupe innocent internet users out of millions of dollars annually, delegates to this year's AusCERT security conference were told.
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