Telstra was fined $9,161.18 (AU$10,200) for violating privacy laws as a result of a data breach affecting 15,775 of its customers.
A federal judge ordered the National Security Agency (NSA) to stop destroying millions of phone records until at least March 19.
Security updates have been released by Adobe regarding two non-critical vulnerabilities affecting its Flash Player.
On Monday, KrebsonSecurity.com revealed the findings, which surfaced as part of court proceedings.
Enterprises are still not being proactive enough in securing the data they have in the cloud, according to a recent study.
An unknown attacker accessed the pop singer's account for about 15 minutes mid-afternoon on Saturday and tweeted multiple times before Bieber's team regained control.
The NSA had requested that the court extend the retention period for phone records obtained through its controversial surveillance program.
An attacker, claiming to be aligned with Anonymous, dumped data online including students' names, email addresses and phone numbers after the university refused to give into extortion threats.
The two Romanian nationals installed the skimmer at a Brooklyn Chase branch and were arrested after two hours.
Crytocurrency exchange Poloniex announced on Tuesday that a hacker had successfully made away with 12.3 percent of its Bitcoins.