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  1. 26 July 2021 - Engineering & Technology

    TikTok captures your face

    University of Melbourne experts say that TikTok's decision to capture unique digital copies of your face and voice is a cybersecurity threat to your identity.

  2. 10 June 2021 - Engineering & Technology

    Blocking AI to keep your personal data your own

    A new machine learning model from University of Melbourne researchers puts “noise” into personal images to stop AI programmes from exploiting and misusing them.

  3. 4 February 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Privacy and health: The lessons of COVID-19

    Australia's COVIDSafe app had wide support but too many were wary. A University of Melbourne-led team have now delved into Australians' attitudes to privacy

  4. 1 September 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    Are you technostressed?

    More people working from home during COVID-19 has led to an increase in technostress and organisations needs to address it, warn University of Melbourne experts

  5. 24 May 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    The danger of surveillance tech post COVID-19

    Facial recognition technology is one tool in the fight against COVID-19; but University of Melbourne experts ask if surveillance tech going to stick around?

  6. 12 May 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    The privacy paradox: why we let ourselves be monitored

    Devices like digital assistants are convenient but why do we trade off our privacy? University of Melbourne experts give some simple steps on staying private.

  7. 11 May 2020 - Legal Affairs

    Efficacy, ideology and COVIDSafe

    Questions remain over measuring the effectiveness of Australia’s COVIDSafe app, says a University of Melbourne expert, along with the mission creep.

  8. 26 April 2020 - Legal Affairs

    Are our new virtual workplaces equitable?

    COVID-19 has changed the way many of us work, but University of Melbourne experts say our new virtual workplaces raise questions over equity.

  9. 24 April 2020 - Legal Affairs

    Do we really need a tracking app and can we trust it?

    Privacy must be central to any COVID-19 app, but there are other ways to track infections and an app may not work anyway, say University of Melbourne experts.

  10. 5 April 2020 - Legal Affairs

    The cost to freedom in the war against COVID-19

    Mass digital surveillance is being used around the world to control COVID-19. University of Melbourne experts warn of the risks to citizens' privacy and freedom