A 41 GB database containing 1.4 billion stolen usernames and passwords — compiled from over 250 high-profile data breaches — has been leaked online.
Intel has discovered vulnerabilities in the firmware of a range of processors that could potentially allow attackers to remotely execute code or gain access to sensitive information.
A government contractor inadvertently left the personal information of thousands of public servants and private sector workers exposed in a misconfigured publicly accessible AWS cloud storage bucket.
A hacker codenamed Alf, after a Home and Away character, has exfiltrated 30 GB of data on Australia's Joint Strike Fighter and other military vehicle programs.
Yahoo has revealed that a previously disclosed 2013 data breach was the worst of all time, with all 3 billion of its users at the time impacted.
At least 30 potential class-action lawsuits have been filed against Equifax after its record-breaking data breach.
The Equifax data breach has seen personal information of around half the US population compromised.
The phone numbers and/or email addresses of 6 million Instagram users, including A-list celebrities such as Emma Watson, Beyoncé and Channing Tatum, are apparently up for sale on the dark web following a data breach.
Senior executives worldwide are underaware of and overconfident in their organisations' ability to comply with the EU's General Data Protection Regulation, which is due to take effect in May.
The world's biggest data breaches have been recorded in an infographic, showing the increase in these breaches over time.
The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet's Cyber Resilience Taskforce is discussing the creation of a cybersecurity charter to define good practice cybersecurity service standards.
Now's the time to get to grips with the requirements of Australia's new data breach laws, so that you're prepared in case the worst ever happens.
Compromised credentials were used in four out of five data breaches last year, up from 50% three years earlier, according to a report from Verizon.
IT experts have been invited to test Micron 21's networks with DDoS attacks in real time during the company's AusCERT presentations this week.
Organisations of all sizes handling sensitive data need to be taking action now to prepare for the introduction of the new mandatory data breach notification regime in February next year.