Close to two-thirds of business and IT leaders are anxious about IoT security risks, but only 31% say their organisation plans to increase their IoT security budget.
Australia is the most heavily targeted nation among eight major Asia–Pacific markets by 'drive-by' cryptocurrency mining attacks.
Sense of Security and DFAT are working together to enhance cybersecurity in the Indo–Pacific region.
Ransomware accounted for well over half of all cyber threats in Australia during the past six months as attacks on both Windows and other platforms increased, a SophosLabs report indicates.
Cybercriminals continue to hijack trusted brands in email-based phishing attacks, with scam campaigns mimicking Netflix, Office 365 and Telstra all emerging in the past few weeks.
Spam breaches have led to TPG Internet paying a $360,000 infringement notice.
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.
Quantum computers will be able to attack Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies within 10 years, according to researchers.
Several start-up organisations have been selected to participate in the CyRise cybersecurity accelerator program.
A vulnerability discovered in LG's SmarThinQ line of smart home appliances could have allowed attackers to spy on owners via camera-equipped robot vacuum cleaners or remotely switch on or off appliances.
DST Group and Data61 are currently working together on cyber research and will hold a networking event for those in the defence industry.
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.
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.
The creation of ransomware on the dark web is increasing, according to new research.
With cyber threats in Australia becoming more common and sophisticated, the government has urged victims to report attacks to help with efforts to counter the threat.