Rights holders have stayed relatively quiet since website-blocking legislation passed in June, but one of Australia's most vocal supporters of the scheme has announced it is preparing legal action against piracy sites.
A scam email was enough to bring down Australia's national broadcaster, with ABC News 24's Sydney studios being compromised by a "crypto-ransomware attack".
Technically Incorrect: The owner of a house about to be put up for sale says he arrived to check on it and discovered someone had come "for the microwave."
Hackers have leaked customer information purloined from Ashley Madison, the dating site for married folks, but can it be trusted? Plus loads more from the UK's best tech podcast.
Telstra says it has seen a huge increase in telephone scams involving imposter employees tricking customers into disclosing their information.
Technically Incorrect: In the latest attempt at fooling the unsuspecting and gullible, three Detroit area teens allegedly talk a MetroPCS store into buying fake iPhones.
A scam email, linked to a Russian phishing site, has been warning Australia Post customers that they need to pay to retrieve an uncollected parcel.
Data retention, site blocking and three-strikes laws highlight 12 transformative months for online freedom in Australia. We reflect on the year's key moments in the words of the major players involved.
Site-blocking laws are one step closer in Australia after a joint Parliamentary committee recommended Government pass the legislation -- though not without amendments (and dissent from the Greens).
More Australians are getting scammed and they're losing almost $90 million a year to swindlers, with the number of people hit by phishing and identity theft cons almost doubling in a single year.