Jeremy Kirk

Information Security Journalist

   

     I'm an executive editor based in Sydney with the Information Security Media Group, a publishing and events company focused solely on computer security. Ex-IDG computer security writer in London and Sydney, and fomerly a military affairs writer in Seoul.

 

    I'm the co-author of "No Dead Monkeys: The Communications Survival Guide for Startups," Andiron Press, 2015.

 

Email: jkirk@ismg.io

Secure email/chat:  keybase.io/jeremykirk

Discussing SIM hijacking on the ABC's tech podcast, Download This Show, on Oct. 26, 2018.

Recent articles
 

Exclusive: Hackers Hit Virgin Mobile in Saudi Arabia

Bankinfosecurity.com, Sept. 21, 2020

 

Does This Exposed Chinese Database Pose a Security Threat?

Databreachtoday.com, Sept. 14, 2020

Baby's First Data Breach: App Exposes Baby Photos, Videos

Bankinfosecurity.com, Jan. 14, 2020

 

A $200,000 Internet Fraud: Will Anyone Investigate?

Bankinfosecurity.com, Dec. 9, 2019

FaceApp's Real Score: A Mathematical Face Feature Set
Bankinfosecurity.com, Aug. 2, 2019

 

How a Big Rock Revealed a Tesla XSS Vulnerability

Databreachtoday.com, July 16, 2019

 

Instagram Shows Kids' Contact Details in Plain Sight

Databreachtoday.com, June 14, 2019

OK Computer: Did Radiohead Get Hacked?

Bankinfosecurity.com, June 12, 2019

Australian Child-Tracking Smartwatch Vulnerable to Hackers

Databreachtoday.com, April 15, 2019

Facebook's Cryptocoin: A Disguised PayPal on a Blockchain?

Bankinfosecurity.com, March 1, 2019

With Doctored Photos, Thieves Try to Steal Bitcoin

Bankinfosecurity.com, Feb. 11, 2019

Did China Spy on Australian Defence Websites?

Databreachtoday.com, Nov. 22, 2018

The Privacy Penalty for Voting in America

Bankinfosecurity.com, Nov. 16, 2018

Gone in 15 Minutes: Australia's Phone Number Theft Problem

Bankinfosecurity.com, Sept. 25, 2018

 

HealthEngine Offered $25 Gift Vouchers for Dental Invoices

Databreachtoday.com, July 9, 2018

Exclusive: Aussie Firm Loses $6.6M to Backdoored Cryptocurrency

Bankinfosecurity.com, June 5, 2018

 

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange walks outside Belmarsh Magistrates' Court in London after his lawyers tried to block an extradition request from Sweden to question him on sexual assault allegations. (Kirk/IDG, Feb. 11, 2011)