Security

US issues warrants for five alleged APT41 members

18 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The US Department of Justice has issued warrants for five alleged members of the APT41 cybercrime group, and accused China of shielding the cybercriminals.


Evolving threat landscape a concern for cybersecurity analysts

18 September, 2020

A survey by Gartner has found that cybersecurity analysts are concerned about the rapidly evolving threat landscape, which has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic.


Gartner: Businesses must balance risk, trust and opportunity

17 September, 2020

Security and risk leaders have been advised to balance risk, trust and opportunity to help their organisations become trusted participants in the digital economy.


DTA updates COVIDSafe to improve user privacy

16 September, 2020

The Digital Transformation Agency has updated the COVIDSafe app to improve user privacy and provide real-time statistics about COVID-19 cases.


Keysight World to showcase design and test trends

16 September, 2020 | Supplied by: Keysight Technologies Australia Pty Ltd

Live virtual events will be held from 22–24 September, covering topics such as 5G, automotive, advanced measurement, high-speed digital and IT network security.


Businesses reminded to protect their domain names

15 September, 2020

The ACSC has reminded businesses to protect their domain names, cautioning against abandoning them to cybercriminals due to administrative oversight.


Study: Employee personal devices pose risk to corporate data

15 September, 2020

A Trend Micro survey has highlighted the risks posed by smart home devices to the corporate cybersecurity chain, as more employees shift to working remotely.


Time for a privacy reckoning on blockchain

11 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Researchers from UniSA and Charles Sturt University have urged the industry to explore alternatives to blockchain that maintain privacy.


Aussie hackers targeting Facebook, Wi-Fi, says NordVPN

10 September, 2020

Research from NordVPN found that 43% of Australians looking to break into something were interested in hacking into other people's Facebook accounts.


ACSC receives one cybercrime report every 10 min

09 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Cyber Security Centre's inaugural Annual Threat Report for 2020 found that ransomware is among the most pressing threats facing the nation.


CyberCX acquires Insomnia Security

08 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia's CyberCX has acquired New Zealand cybersecurity specialist Insomnia Security as part of its expansion into the market.


China-backed APT group used COVID to target west

07 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Proofpoint researchers say a China-backed APT group associated with attacks on Tibetans changed focus in March to target Western economies reeling from COVID-19.


Unnamed company blamed for NSW driver's licence leak

03 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Cyber Security NSW has said an unnamed commercial entity not related to the government was to blame for a leak of over 50,000 driver's licence images online.


BYOPC to reach mainstream in 5 years

31 August, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Gartner is predicting that the emerging bring your own PC technology trend will reach mainstream adoption within five years, driven by COVID-19 WFH restrictions.


DDoS disrupts NZX trading for three days

28 August, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A series of DDoS attacks on the New Zealand stock exchange website have to date disrupted trading on the exchange over three consecutive days.


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