Security

All 3bn Yahoo users affected by 2013 breach

06 October, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.


Canberra announces Cyber Engagement Strategy

05 October, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The federal government, with the help of private sector partners, will seek to improve its international cyber engagement to help shut down overseas cybercrime havens.


Cybercrooks focusing more on credential theft

05 October, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Cybercriminals are increasingly turning their attentions to credential theft, and nearly half of all malware is new or zero day, new research from WatchGuard indicates.


Taking care of security should be simple

29 September, 2017 by Craig Lawson, Research Vice President, Gartner

By doing the simple things in security well, doing the hard things will become easier, says Gartner's Craig Lawson.


1.4m new phishing sites created per month

22 September, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

An average of nearly 1.4 million new phishing sites are created worldwide each month, or 46,000 per day, research from Webroot indicates.


NSW works with BT on cybersecurity

19 September, 2017 by

A global cybersecurity facility in North Sydney that will see the creation of more than 170 jobs over the next five years has been secured by the NSW Government.


Kaspersky Lab rejects claims of Russian influence

15 September, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Kaspersky Lab has refuted the reasoning behind the recent order from the US Department of Homeland Security for agencies to stop using the company's antivirus products.


Cybersecurity presentations hosted in NT

14 September, 2017 by

The NT Government is offering security advice to help companies better protect themselves from cyber attacks.


Equifax facing lawsuits, govt scrutiny over breach

14 September, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

At least 30 potential class-action lawsuits have been filed against Equifax after its record-breaking data breach.


Aussie firm innovates for secure govt networks

14 September, 2017 by Jonathan Nally

Canberra-based firm Penten aims to boost government network security with its AltoCrypt Stik encrypted USB device.


Kaspersky banned from US govt systems

14 September, 2017 by Jonathan Nally

US government agencies and departments have just 90 days to remove all Kaspersky Lab products from their systems.


Trend Micro research reveals rising cyber threat

12 September, 2017 by

Australia has received the third highest number of malware detections in 2017, according to a new report by Trend Micro.


iTunes and nbn scams doing the rounds

11 September, 2017 by Amy Steed

Citizens are being warned to watch out for several scams currently taking place.


Half of US citizens' info exposed in data breach

11 September, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Equifax data breach has seen personal information of around half the US population compromised.


A-listers' details stolen in Instagram hack

08 September, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.


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