A US Department of Homeland Security Official told a house committee it currently has no credible evidence that Kaspersky Lab antivirus software has been exploited to hack into US Government systems.
Australia is the most heavily targeted nation among eight major Asia–Pacific markets by 'drive-by' cryptocurrency mining attacks.
A newly discovered flaw in the WPA2 encryption protocol used in all modern protected Wi-Fi networks could leave every connected device vulnerable to attack.
Canberra-based firm Penten aims to boost government network security with its AltoCrypt Stik encrypted USB device.
After three consecutive quarters of declines, DDoS attack activity increased 28% year-on-year during Q2, research from Akamai indicates.
Australian organisations with internet-configurable routers and switches are being targeted by cybercriminals seeking to compromise their networks, the ACSC has warned.
The Republican-controlled US government has voted to overturn privacy rules that would have required ISPs to get users' explicit consent to sell their data, including web browsing history, to third-party companies.
Government agencies should draw lessons from the 2016 online census outage and take steps to improve their cybersecurity posture, relationships with vendors and public engagement, according to Alastair MacGibbon.
Verizon's new Asia-Pacific Threat and Analytics Centre in Canberra will provide real-time insight into cyber threats for both companies and government customers in the region.
An analysis by the CSIRO of 283 Android VPN apps on Google Play found that many contain malware, third-party tracking libraries and code that raises a host of other security and privacy concerns.
If IBM had manually switched a router off and on while testing the Census system, the 9 August outage could have been prevented, the Senate inquiry into Census night has heard.
Arbor Networks' Sydney development team has helped implement upgrades to the Digital Attack Map, a real-time map of DDoS attacks developed by Arbor and Alphabet's Jigsaw incubator.
Cybercriminals are recruiting rogue insiders or seeking to blackmail employees to help them carry out attacks against fixed and mobile telecom service providers, research from Kaspersky Lab shows.
Ixia has released iBypass VHD, a modular, high-density, inline bypass switch.
The government is sending mixed signals as to the cause of last night's eCensus system outage, with the ABS blaming DDoS attacks and the Prime Minister attributing the cause to hardware failures.