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Cybersecurity
Research trials new way to stop voice spoofers in their tracks
“Voice spoofing attacks can be used to make purchases using a victim’s credit card details, control Internet of Things connected devices like smart appliances and give hackers unsolicited access to personal consumer data."
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Cybersecurity
Data61 launches foundation to advance critical systems security
“We are taking this step to increase participation from the seL4 community, to aid further adoption and provide a sustainable, long-term trajectory for seL4."
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Malware
Public dataset to help researchers predict malicious activity unveiled
The dataset comprises 51.6 malicious activity reports involving 662,000 unique IP addresses across the globe.
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NVIDIA
GTC18 - What we can gain from a fully simulated Australia
ChannelLife sat down with Professor John Taylor, a local titan of GPU-powered research, to ask about how GPU tech is going to change this country.
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Data Protection
CSIRO's Data61 builds innovative security platform for defence sector
CSIRO’s Data61 has developed new technology for government and defence staff that allows them to securely access multiple computer networks.
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Dell EMC
Aussie Govt agency & Dell EMC build new scientific computing system
"This new system allows our researchers to tackle challenging workloads and ultimately enable CSIRO research to solve real-world problems."
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Big Data
Data61 celebrates momentous year of security, big data and research projects
"The world is drowning in big data, but our expert analysis is turning that commodity into insight, a unique and powerful value."
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Malware
Blockchain an inspiring tech for enterprises, but it's attracting hackers too
As blockchain and Bitcoin rocket in value and becomes mainstream across the world, both ISACA and Proofpoint have published advisories.