Amazon announced plans to block Australian users from ordering from its main US store (Amazon.com) and will redirect customers to its local Australian site (Amazon.com.au) instead.
With the launch of Unicef AU's TheHopepage.org, we may have seen the first good use for CoinHive's in-browser mining. Using an opt-in CoinHive in-browser mining page, Unicef is hoping that users will sacrifice some of their CPU for charities and it looks like it is paying off.
Australian authorities have tracked down, arrested, charged, and sentenced a man who hacked a police radio system and interrupted a police chase at the end of August 2017.
All the countries part of the Five Eyes intelligence-sharing alliance — the US, the UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand— have made formal statements accusing the Russian Federation of orchestrating the NotPetya ransomware outbreak.
Australian police have arrested a 37-year-old man on accusations of hacking GoGet, a car-sharing service.
Australia's foreign intelligence collection agency — the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) — says a hacker stole over 30 GB of data on the country's military capabilities, including details on fighter jets, military aircraft, and naval ships.
Australian police have arrested a man from the city of Mackay on allegations of laundering money for the operators of a tech support and ransomware scheme.
Fifty-five speed and red-light cameras in the Australia's state of Victoria were infected with the WannaCry ransomware.
Valve Corporation, the company behind the game distribution platform Steam, will have to pay a fine of 3 million AUD (Australian Dollars) [2.15 million USD] after Australia's Federal Court ruled today that Valve broke Australian consumer laws by not honoring refund requests.
By the end of the year, Australian Internet service providers will have to block access to five piracy portals following a decision from the Federal Court of Australia.