Is it really a myth that our data isn’t safe?
A University of Melbourne expert argues that new Australian encryption legislation aimed exposing serious criminals might undermine our data security too.
Blockchain: Lucrative buzzword or legitimate game changer?
Blockchain is a system of processing transactions, well known for cryptocurrencies, but as University of Melbourne experts explain that's the tip of the iceberg
The key to unlocking your privacy
More government services, like the New Zealand census, are moving online; University of Melbourne experts look at whether we should trust that our data is safe.
Data privacy and power
Amid the fallout over harvested Facebook data, University of Melbourne experts argue that we need more control over our data and less of it being collected.
Part 1: 2018 Summer reading
Reading a good book on holiday is one of life’s indulgences, but getting a gem of a recommendation from our University of Melbourne experts can be a true gift.
The simple process of re-identifying patients in public health records
In 2016, doctors’ identities were decrypted in Australian medical records. Now, a University of Melbourne team finds patients’ records can also be re-identified
How small details can create a big problem
A University of Melbourne cyber-security analysis of a British government agency found system flaws, stressing the need for adequate information protection.
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.