External attacks on Australian corporate cloud accounts have surged 630% as a result of the increasing reliance on cloud services during state lockdowns.
NAB has signed on 120,000 customers to its VoiceID biometrics authentication service since its launch in November and aims to reach 250,000 by the end of the year.
The Digital Transformation Agency has incorporated new security and accessibility enhancements into the latest version of its COVIDSafe contact tracing app.
Australia's Ambassador for Cyber Affairs has condemned state-backed malicious actors that are seeking to disrupt hospital operations during the COVID-19 crisis.
ESET researchers have uncovered a new malware toolkit that appears to be designed to exfiltrate data from systems not connected to the internet.
The Privacy Amendment Act 2020 will prescribe civil and criminal penalties for app misuse including a maximum gaol term of 5 years.
New Zealand's GCSB has condemned reported cyber attacks on foreign critical infrastructure during the COVID-19 crisis, but said NZ has not yet been a target.
Trend Micro has uncovered a variety of malicious campaigns including email spam, BEC, malware, ransomware and malicious domains.
Toll Group is still facing disruption to some IT systems after falling victim to its second major ransomware attack this year.
State-backed APT groups are targeting Australia's health sector for COVID-19 research and taking advantage of the crisis in their phishing campaigns.
The DTA has released the source code behind the COVIDSafe contact tracing app on a GitHub repository for public review.
Researchers have uncovered a sophisticated attack campaign linked to the Chinese military targeting APAC government agencies including the WA Premier's office.
Less than half of tech professsionals surveyed by ISACA are "highly confident" in their ability to detect or mitigate threats.
The National Committee of data management peak body DAMA Australia and ICT advocacy group The Pearcey Foundation have both endorsed the COVID-19 tracing app.
The subdomain takeover vulnerability could cause widespread financial damage or data leakage.