The flawed algorithm at the heart of Robodebt
Robodebt shows us that automated decision-making algorithms encode the biases of the people and policies that conceive them, say University of Melbourne experts
Medibank’s hack tells us privacy laws need to change
Medibank’s data breach exposes how Australia’s most vulnerable have the most to lose when private information is made public say University of Melbourne experts
Using maths to prove computer security
Eureka prize winner Toby Murray from the University of Melbourne once thought maths was boring, but he now relies on it to secure critical computer systems.
Facebook, the Government and revenge porn
Facebook and the Government are piloting a scheme to tackle revenge porn, but University of Melbourne experts ask whether the cost to our privacy is too much.
What kind of rear window into encryption do the Five Eyes want?
As the government plans to force tech firms to decrypt messages to help "thwart" terrorism, University of Melbourne experts say it could make us more vulnerable
Q&A: The ransomware cyber-attack fallout
Computers in 150 countries were attacked by the WannaCry ransomware – we ask University of Melbourne computer experts what we’ve learned from the hack.