Important safeguards are in place to ensure the app protects our data, says Angelene Faulk.
One in five critical communications companies lack any form of cybersecurity system, despite the industry regularly experiencing cyber attacks.
The Federal Court proceedings allege that Facebook wilfully violated the privacy of around 311,000 Facebook users by disclosing their sensitive personal information.
Businesses reported 537 data breaches under the NDB scheme in the second half of 2019, with 64% of these blamed on malicious activity, according to the OAIC.
Four in five IoT adopting Australian enterprises have experienced an attempted or successful hacking attempt, new research indicates.
Victims of the Ashley Madison data breach are again under attack, this time, via emailed blackmail attempts.
Microsoft has admitted to a security gaffe that led to more than 250m customer support records dating back to 2005 being inadvertently exposed online.
A massive trove of around 4 billion customer records has been found online sitting on an unsecured server.
Privacy complaints to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner grew to 3306 during the last financial year.
Facebook has confirmed reports that a public server containing hundreds of millions of user phone numbers has been discovered online.
Malicious attacks accounted for 62% of data breach notifications reported in the June quarter, with human error the cause of a further 34%.
OVIC has found Public Transport Victoria to be in breach of the state's Privacy Act by publicly releasing travel records for 15.2m myki cards.
A US woman has been charged with illegally accessing information on around 106 million customers of North American bank holding company Capital One.
US credit rating agency Equifax has agreed to pay at least $818m in customer compensation and penalties over the company's massive 2017 data breach.
Google has confirmed contractors listen to and transcribe snippets of audio recorded by Google Assistant after a reviewer leaked over 1000 recordings.