Tag: Australia

Hacker Claims 7 Million Dropbox Accounts Compromised, Dropbox Denies Hack

Cyber Security, Internet
Dropbox is at the centre of a leak scandal, following the releasing of 400 usernames and passwords by an anonymous user on Pastebin. Reports Mashable The hacker claims the initial dump is just a portion of the 6,937,081 Dropbox accounts he claims to have compromised on Tuesday. He then requested Bitcoins in payment before he would allow access to more accounts. In a statement to The Next Web Dropbox said the service had not been hacked and these passwords were expired. Dropbox has not been hacked. These usernames and passwords were unfortunately stolen from other services and used in attempts to log in to Dropbox accounts. We’d previously detected these attacks and the vast majority of the passwords posted have been expired for some time now. All other remaining passwords have b

Australian Government: Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement negotiations

Broadband, Governance, Internet
Leaders of TPP member states and prospective member states on the sidelines of the APEC summit in Yokohama, Japan, 11 November 2010. Photo credit: Gobierno de Chile TPP market snapshot (including Australia) GDP: US$28,136.0 billion (2012) GDP per capita: US$35,488 (2012) Population: 792.8 million (2012) Trade with Australia: AU$214,224 million (2012) TPP % of world GDP: 39.0% (2012) TPP % of world population: 11.3% (2012) TPP % of world trade: 25.8% (2012) About the TPP negotiations The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) is a viable pathway for realising the vision of a free trade area of the Asia-Pacific. This agreement will build on the Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement (P4) between Brunei Darussalam, Chile, New Zealand and Singapore, which ente