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ACSC confirms it killed off CyberCon whistleblower talks

Screenshot: Chris Duckett/ZDNet Rachel Noble, head of the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), has fessed up to the worst kept secret in Australian cybersecurity circles, that it was indeed the ACSC that had two speakers dumped from CyberCon earlier this month. “I made that decision,” Noble told Senate Estimates on ...

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UK ends quest to create online porn block

The United Kingdom government has backed away from plans to introduce age verification to access adult consent that were first flagged in April. The rules would have forced sites that monetise pornography to introduce proof of age checks — such as the submission of credit card details, or scanned copies of ...

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Pitney Bowes claims customer data is safe following malware attack

Pitney Bowes has confirmed it has fallen victim to a malware attack that encrypted information on some of its systems and disrupted customer access to its services. The company’s mailing system products and online accounting reports were affected by the incident. Specifically, customers cannot refill postage or upload transactions on ...

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