Security

Repeat hacks highlight Australia's cyber flaws

Inadequate privacy safeguards and the stockpiling of sensitive customer information have made Australia a lucrative target in the eyes of foreign hackers, cybersecurity experts told AFP following a series of major data breaches.

Electronics & Semiconductors

Smarter sensor sniffs out target gases

A chemical sensor endowed with artificial intelligence can learn to detect certain gases in the air with high sensitivity and selectivity. The device, developed at KAUST, uses machine learning to differentiate the gases according ...

Security

Hackers leak Australian health records on dark web

Hackers have followed through on a threat to leak sensitive medical records stolen from a major Australian health company that counts the country's prime minister among nearly 10 million customers.

Business

Twitter mass layoffs begin as Musk launches overhaul

Thousands of Twitter employees were ordered to stay home Friday to await a bracing round of layoffs that could see half of the payroll axed as new owner Elon Musk launches his major overhaul of the company.

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