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ATO and Defence throwing cash out the wrong Windows

Feb 02, 2020

Australian agencies continue to invest in irrelevant technologies Remember LaserDiscs? That oversized frisbee of a disc that was set to take over A/V in the home during the 1980s, but was a bit too cumbersome and is now way too dated in both audio and visual quality to make any kind of a resurgence? Yes, that one. If anyone is still spending their weekends tracking down the last remaining LaserDisc copy of Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol, then the Australian government would love to g...

“App-ocalypse” Now

Jan 26, 2020

53 organisations are trying to end Android’s pre-installed mobile applications.

Australia and the social credit ‘experiment’

Jan 11, 2020

Having “nothing to hide” can still cost you – eventually Friends, Australians, Countrymen, lend me your fears. And beware of doing anything wrong, it might ruin your life.

Shedding light on the darknet

Dec 29, 2019

The internet’s underbelly is much more than just fire and brimstone.

Window-dressing the backdoor

Dec 29, 2019

Government’s half-baked cyber security crackdown tiptoes in the right direction.

The anti-encryption legislation joke is still doing the rounds – one year on

Dec 07, 2019

Downunder, encryption-related friction is rife as the government continues to willingly erode its citizen’s right to private communication – and do so with a smile.

More than ever, acquiring a VPN is Very Pressing Now

Nov 25, 2019

I love a sunburnt country, A land of sweeping access to data Protecting our personal data from prying eyes is fast becoming a must for all Australians. Over recent years, The Australian Government have taken a series of steps to expand the boundaries of the…

Taking off your Google-coloured glasses

Sep 30, 2019

Today, the greatest and most effective salesman is not the magazine, the billboard, the television or even the internet. It’s your own mind.

NCrypt Cellular offers data protection for everyone with /e/, the Google-free Android mobile ecosystem

Aug 10, 2019

Privacy protection is once again in the spotlight as /e/, the privacy by design mobile ecosystem has, partnered with Australian encryption specialists NCrypt Cellular to provide customers with open source Google free products.

Paranoid Android

May 16, 2019

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, androids were heroes in the battle for good against the might of an evil empire

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