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    Hackers Hit Australian Government with Cyberattack Raising Questions About the Wisdom of Giving them Backchannels to Internet Encryption

    The Australian government recently fell victim to a cyberattack being blamed upon a “sophisticated state actor”. No specific foreign nation or rogue regime has been named, but the widely believed presumption is that it was China.  On account of the cyberattack, the networks…

    Privacy Box

    New Legislation Grants Australians Ownership of Internet Data

    Set to be the biggest reform to Australian consumer law in a generation, the Australian government will be introducing legislation allowing consumers to access and own their data for banking, energy and telecommunications (Internet). The Consumer Data Right legislation will allow consumers to…

    Australia Data Retention Act

    Australia’s Data Retention Law Goes into Effect

    The Australia Data Retention Act officially goes into effect today. And with it, what many are calling an end to privacy for Australians. The Data Retention Act requires telcos and ISPS to retain customer metadata for 24 months. As outlined in a CNET…

    New VyprVPN Location in Perth, Our Third in Australia!

    We’re continuing to expand our VPN service in Aussieland! We’re excited to announce the launch of our new VyprVPN location in Perth, our third in Australia! Earlier this month we launched VPN servers in Sydney and Melbourne. The new VPN location is available…

    More Down Under! New VPN Server Cluster in Melbourne, Australia!

    We’re going Down Under again! Oi! Golden Frog is thrilled to announce a new server cluster in Melbourne, Australia, the second of our clusters in the country. Earlier this year we launched a server cluster in Sydney and we’re scheduled to launch one…

    Australian Government Blocks 250K Websites

    It was reported last week that the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has been incorrectly blocking access to hundreds of thousands of websites when it intended to target a single offender. Apparently ASIC was blocking IP addresses instead of domain names, an…