Morrison announces repurposing of defence money to fight increasing cyber threats

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Morrison announces repurposing of defence money to fight increasing cyber threats-->

Morrison announces repurposing of defence money to fight increasing cyber threats

Michelle Grattan, University of Canberra The federal government is repurposing $1.35 billion of its planned defence spending over a decade to meet the increasing threat of cyber attacks on Australia. The announcement follows Scott Morrison recently revealing “a sophisticated state-based cyber actor” was targeting “Australian organisations across a range of sectors including all levels of […]

Zoom-bombings disrupt online events with racist and misogynist attacks-->

Zoom-bombings disrupt online events with racist and misogynist attacks

The zoom-bombing of online meetings, classes and social events reflect a disturbing trend. (Shutterstock) Greg Elmer, Ryerson University; Anthony Glyn Burton, Ryerson University, and Stephen J. Neville, York University, Canada As COVID-19 circulated the globe in March, reports emerged of another new, viral threat: “Zoom-bombing.” The term derives from photo-bombing, which is defined as appearing […]

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