CommsWire - 17 June 2019


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AGL Energy pulls out of bid for Vocus Communications
Australia's fourth largest telecommunications operator Vocus Communications has lost another suitor, with AGL Energy announcing on Monday that it had withdrawn its non-binding, indicative proposal to acquire the firm.

Monthly average losses to NBN scams soar to new levels
Australians are losing more money to NBN scams, with consumers losing an average of more than $110,000 each month between January and May this year, compared with around $38,500 in monthly average losses throughout 2018 – an increase of nearly 300%.

ASPI 'researcher' comes a-cropper in thinly masked attack on Huawei
COMMENT: In a thinly veiled attack on the Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies, the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, which claims to be an independent think-tank but gets most of its financing from big defence firms, has managed to get most of its facts wrong.

US chip firms seeking to ease ban on Huawei: report
American processor companies are lobbying the government to ease the ban on supplying components to Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies, a report claims.

Two Bendigo men charged over DoS of police phone lines
Two men from Bendigo, aged 27 and 28, have been charged by the Australian Federal Police and Victoria Police in connection with automated denial-of-service attacks on police phone lines in October last year.

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