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Australia’s central bank hacked? Not quite.

In response to media reports that the The Reserve Bank of Australia's network had been compromised, the nation's central bank confirmed it regularly consults with the Defence Signals Directorate as well as using the expertise of private firms. The DSD, headquartered in Camberra, Australia, was formed in World War II to work primarily on radio signal interception and direction-finding. In January 2010 the DSD established the Cyber Security Operations Centre focussing on detection and prevention of ICT security threats to critical Australian systems, and coordinate a response to those threats across government and and the private sector.

Phone hacking – are you next?

The world's been talking about the fallout for Rupert Murdoch's media business for quite a while now- but what exactly is phone hacking, and could you be next?

Well the unfortunate truth is it's incredibly easy to do and you may well have already been a victim.