Cybersecurity spending gets $1.35bn boost in wake of online attacks against Australia | ABC News

A billion dollars is being spent bolstering the number of cyber spies to protect Australia against the increasing threat of cyber espionage. The announcement comes just 10 days after the Prime Minister revealed a “sophisticated state-based actor” was behind a sustained series of attacks. As political editor Andrew Probyn explains, it’s part of a major … Read more Cybersecurity spending gets $1.35bn boost in wake of online attacks against Australia | ABC News

Everything We Want to See in Cyberpunk 2077 – Inside Gaming Feature

After a ton of hype and a few delays, one of the biggest AAA games of the decade is upon us. Cyberpunk 2077 will be out in a couple of months and that’s got hard-boiled detective and known cyborg, Patrick Brown, very curious… What exactly, do people want from their Cyberpunk 2077 experience? Join cyborg … Read more Everything We Want to See in Cyberpunk 2077 – Inside Gaming Feature

Can the US stop Huawei’s expansion? | Inside Story

The United States says it’s willing to finance other countries’ 5G networks, so long as Huawei is not involved. President Donald Trump accuses Beijing of using its influence over Chinese companies to spy on other countries. In the UK, Huawei has been given permission to build a new research facility. That’s while the country’s cyber … Read more Can the US stop Huawei’s expansion? | Inside Story

The India vs China border conflict explained

A spine-chilling tale, played out in pitch darkness on jagged precipices at 14,000 feet above the Galwan River valley between the foot-soldiers of two nuclear-armed regional superpowers, India and China. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) When an Indian commanding officer plunged to his death, reportedly pushed off a cliff, it triggered mayhem. And what happened next could, frankly, … Read more The India vs China border conflict explained

Russian authorities wage war on ‘fake news’ amid Covid-19 pandemic

The Russian parliament fast-tracked a law against “fake news” at the end of March amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The legislation introduces criminal proceedings for the authors of false information published in the media and is backed up by an artificial intelligence system as well as an army of cyber activists who are tasked with trawling through the web. Russian civil … Read more Russian authorities wage war on ‘fake news’ amid Covid-19 pandemic

Maria Ressa case: The end of democracy in the Philippines? | The Stream

In yet another blow to press freedom in the Philippines, prominent journalist Maria Ressa, executive editor of the hugely popular news site Rappler, has been found guilty of cyber libel and now faces prison. Ressa denies the charges and has vowed to fight what she says is a politically-motivated effort to silence independent journalism by … Read more Maria Ressa case: The end of democracy in the Philippines? | The Stream

‘Laughable nonsense’: Australian Strategic Policy Institute hits back at China claims | ABC News

An Australian defence think tank rubbishes Chinese claims that it is the only organisation suggesting China is behind cyber attacks on Australia, saying: “It really doesn’t stand up to much in the way of serious scrutiny.” Read more here: https://ab.co/2UYfKGX For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content … Read more ‘Laughable nonsense’: Australian Strategic Policy Institute hits back at China claims | ABC News

Australia targeted by ‘sophisticated’ cyber attack

Australia is currently the target of a ‘sophisticated’ cyber attack – and an unnamed foreign government is behind it. Scott Morrison, the country’s prime minister, says the attacks have targeted all levels of the government – as well as political organisations, essential service providers and operators of other critical infrastructure. ‘We know it is a … Read more Australia targeted by ‘sophisticated’ cyber attack

Australia cyber attacks: PM Morrison warns of “sophisticated” state hack

A “sophisticated state-based actor” has been attempting to hack a wide range of Australian organisations for months and had stepped up its efforts recently, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on June 19. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to … Read more Australia cyber attacks: PM Morrison warns of “sophisticated” state hack

China denies being behind cyber attack on Australia | The World

In the wake of cyber attacks on the Australian government, ASPI analyst Alex Joske tells The World what more can be done to counter foreign influence. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Go deeper on our ABC … Read more China denies being behind cyber attack on Australia | The World

Govt agencies believe China is behind ongoing cyber attacks on Australian institutions | ABC News

It’s monitored a constant spate of cyber attacks on companies and agencies for months, and now the Morrison Government is striking back, going public to call it out. The targets span everything from political parties, to owners of infrastructure and health services. The Prime Minister is blaming an un-named foreign government, but the ABC’s been … Read more Govt agencies believe China is behind ongoing cyber attacks on Australian institutions | ABC News

Australia Targeted by State-Based Cyber Attacks, PM Morrison Says

Australia’s government, health and education services and various industries are being targeted by sophisticated state-based cyber attacks, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Friday. Morrison said that while the threat wasn’t new, the frequency of the attacks had been increasing over many months and he urged all organizations to improve their cyber resilience. He didn’t reveal … Read more Australia Targeted by State-Based Cyber Attacks, PM Morrison Says

Australia target by cyber attacks confirms Scott Morrison

Australia is under increasing cyber attacks from a “sophisticated state-based cyber actor,” Australian prime minister Scott Morrison said Friday. Morrison would not name the state suspected of carrying out the attacks, and he said he made the threat public to raise awareness. He told reporters that the activity is ”targeting Australian organizations across a range … Read more Australia target by cyber attacks confirms Scott Morrison