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Feb 03 2010

ABC Radio 702 Sydney - Interview Chris Gatford

Alaistair MacGibbon and Chris Gatford were interviewed on ABC 702 on the "Mornings with Deborah Cameron" Show. We discussed the common threats and both mentioned the challenges and some things to consider for maintaing IT security in small businesses. I also mentioned this link in which I provide some free tools and ideas on increasing security within your orgainsation

Oct 01 2009

SMH Article on Integral Energy Virus Outbreak

HackLabs was quoted in a SMH article in regards to a virus outbreak at Integral Energy. HackLabs has performed many penetration tests on "SCADA" systems over the years. During those tests we have discovered very poor segregation between the networks, which often allowed us to compromise the control network.

Sydney Morning Herald - 'Sinister' Integral Energy virus outbreak a threat to power grid

Aug 18 2009

ABC - Four Corners - "Fear in the Fast Lane"

Description from ABC:

In a story that will make you review the use of your home computer, reporter Andrew Fowler tells how foreign online crooks took down a multi-million dollar Australian business. He explains how you can have your identity stolen, your phone disconnected and your bank accounts emptied in just hours. Perhaps most alarmingly, Four Corners reveals first-hand how wireless connections are an invitation to thieves.

HackLabs' Chris Gatford assisted Four Corners by taking the crew on a "wardrive" around the streets of Balmain.

Streaming Video

Jun 29 2009

ABC Radio Interview - Chris Gatford

A quick interview on the motives of "hackers". The interviewer was interested in some recent website defacements.

ABC Radio Interview

Jun 17 2009

IT News - HackLabs at IDC Security Conference 2009

HackLabs Presentation by Chris Gatford at IDC Security Conference.

ITNews - Brett Winterford


Jun 17 2009

Cloud computing and Web 2.0 Hacking

An interview after Chris Gatford's presentation at the IDC Security Vision Conference

ARN - David Ramli


May 13 2008

SBS - Insight - Stolen ID

In this forum styled current affairs program the issue of Identity Theft is discussed with examples from victims provided and a discussion about the impact Social Media is having on the ease of perpetrating these crimes.

Streaming Video

SBS Story Page Stolen ID

HackLabs' Chris Gatford featured.

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