CyberBeat is a community driven, educational and informative 15 minute podcast keeping you up to date with news and analysis on what’s happening with the internet in Australia and how it relates to you.

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CyberBeat #55
September 2022

FEATURE: This week we talk about the Optus data breach

Latest CyberBeat News

Tesla prioritises humanoid robot over autopilot project

28 September 2022
Customers file a class action lawsuit against Tesla over its claims about Autopilot and the FSD package.

China state media accuses the NSA of hacking the country’s telecommunications networks

28 September 2022
NSA attempting to control the country’s infrastructure.

Optus Data Breach

28 September 2022
Singtel Optus has repeated lobbied against proposed changes to the privacy laws in Australia.

Royal Commission Into Robo-debt Announced

21 September 2022
The royal commission is set to examine the actions of bureaucrats who implemented the program and brushed off warnings over its legality.

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Previous Podcasts

CyberBeat news #54 21 September 2022

This week we talk about the royal commission into robo-debt

CyberBeat news #53 14 September 2022

This week more evidence comes to light exposing Twitters risk to national security  as well as security and privacy risks to individual users.

CyberBeat news #52 07 September 2022

Dione Green investigates the common scams affecting elderly Australians.

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CyberBeat news #51 31 August 2022

This week we talk to Tim Burrowes, author of Media Unmade, the definitive story of Australia’s media over the last decade. 

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