An Adelaide schoolboy, who hacked into Apple's secure computer system when he was just 13 years old, is spared a conviction and urged to use his "significant talent" for good instead of evil.
In the end, Julian Assange lost the game of international politics. Now he's facing a new reality and the confines of the Ecuadorian embassy may seem a paradise compared with what lies ahead, write Philip Williams.
With the so-called Islamic State group on the brink of collapse, the head of the secretive Australian Signals Directorate will today reveal how Australian operatives working from the other side of the globe helped to defeat the terrorists.
Hillary Clinton's former campaign chairman John Podesta, who had his emails hacked by Russian agents in 2016, discusses "the weaponisation" of intelligence and what it will take to beat Donald Trump in 2020.
If I were a nation-state hacker, you can bet I'd be going after every politician and staffer's poorly secured personal network I could find — which could be most of them, writes Elise Thomas.
Scott Morrison says a "sophisticated state actor" is to blame for a cyber attack which saw hackers go looking for data belonging to the Liberals, Labor and the Nationals during an assault on parliamentary servers.
More countries are investing in cyber weaponry knowing that disrupting a country's internet infrastructure can cause a lot of damage, as a hack on Australia's Parliament House highlights the need for a digital arsenal pact.
When Australia's Parliament is hacked, it's easy to point the finger at Beijing — even though Russia and North Korea are also "bad actors" known to have carried out cyber attacks throughout the world.
Websites belonging to Queensland's Deputy Opposition Leader, a real estate business and Surf Life Saving Australia are among thousands of sites caught out by a new international data breach.