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UQ student hackers thrash competitors

Three teams from The University of Queensland’s Cyber Squad got a glimpse into the dark world of cyber attacks last week when they participated in the Shearwater Application Security Hackathon.

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UQ cyber: Australia’s new base for cyber security education

Getting ahead of hackers in a cyber sector that is growing at lightning speed is the name of the game at UQ, where the most comprehensive Master of Cyber Security program in Australia was launched in August.

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The father of fuzzing says hackers shouldn’t get a free ride

Cyber security industry hero and pioneer Professor Barton Miller will visit UQ this week to deliver a special workshop, shining a light on the latest cyber security practices and tools.

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Combatting cyberwarfare

Brisbane locals got a special insight into the future of cyberwarfare last night, at a public lecture at The University of Queensland’s Customs House.

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Almost one in three Australian adults were affected by cybercrime last year

New data shows Australians are reporting cybersecurity incidents every 10 minutes and it’s costing Australian businesses $29 billion each year.

Cyber Security Public Lecture with Corey Schou

The University of Queensland officially launched the Master of Cyber Security with presentations from Professor Ryan Ko (UQ) and Professor Corey Schou (Idaho State University).

‘How the internet works’ on Scope TV

Professor Ryan Ko from the University of Queensland joined Scope TV to talk about how the internet works!

UQ cyber security expert Professor Ryan Ko gives his tips on how to spot online scammers over the Easter holidays.
Phone users shocked that their own devices could be listening in
PHONE users fear they are being secretly spied on by their own mobiles - and the findings of a Sunday Mail experiment and work of Queensland researchers could add fuel to those concerns.

University of Queensland's chair and director of cyber security, information technology and electrical engineering Ryan Ko said while there is no hard evidence, it is "absolutely possible" apps could listen in.
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