Election 2020: The devastating social impact of bad bots
Disinformation on social media continues to make headlines as a means to sway public opinion and to discourage people from voting. It is time for social media companies to seize control and deplatform bad bots.
Local venture capital outfit Our Innovation Fund has closed the first tranche of capital for its second fund, banking $60 million from a mix of high net worth investors, family offices and founders of its portfolio companies.
Op-Ed: Sustaining sovereign innovation for Australia’s cyber-physical interests
In the week that Prime Minister Scott Morrison sounded the alarm on Australia continuing to be a target for malicious cyber activity, one of the success stories of Australia’s local cyber security industry, Kasada, announced two major milestones.
Recent cyber attacks reveal opportunities for ASX investors
Since Friday’s news of cyber attacks on Australia, a number of ASX-listed cybersecurity companies have seen huge volumes of shares traded as the market recognising the growth potential in cyber security.
Bots are cheap and effective. One startup trolls them into going away
Bots are ruining the internet. When they’re not pummeling a website with usernames and passwords from a long list of stolen credentials, they’re scraping the price of hotels or train tickets and odds from betting sites to get the best data.