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Cyber attackers seize, encrypt and ransom medical centre’s patient database

Posted December 12, 2012 The data-kidnappers are demanding $4,000 to release thousands of patient records belonging to the Miami Family Medical Centre on Australia’s Gold Coast. Read more.

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Safeguards for ethical hackers spurned by Australian government

  The Australian government has thumbed its nose at legal safeguards for ethical hackers, according to security researcher Alana Maurushat.industry professionals say they went out of their way to submit proposals for recent reviews of cybercrime laws, but the government decided to reject them all. Read the full story here.

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