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.
How to find the truth on Twitter
A University of Melbourne team has developed a way of assessing how likely it is that a tweet is a genuine witness account, or a piece of 'fake news'.
The romance of online dating
The stigma around finding your partner online must go – it’s just another place to fulfil the human need for love and friendship, a new book says.
Judge, jury and Google
The jury system needs to change to keep pace with 21st Century jurors, who are more digitally-connected than ever before.
How neckbeards have become a screen stereotype
Film and TV's portrayal of neckbeards gives an insight into some of our fears about the Internet centred on addiction, social isolation and humans going soft.