A South Korean company has agreed to pay a record US$1m to decrypt files held hostage by a Linux variant of the Erebus ransomware.
Australia's score on the Unisys Security Index, a measure of public concerns over cybersecurity issues, has grown to the highest level since the nation was added to the index in 2006.
For the second time this month, Microsoft has released security fixes for discontinued operating systems such as XP due to fears of another WannaCry-scale attack campaign.
Criminal underground markets worldwide are offering 'Fake News as a Service', producing and disseminating misinformation for a profit, according to Trend Micro.
Fortinet's latest Global Threat Landscape report finds that the growing complexity of network environments is reducing visibility into and control over critical infrastructure.
Kaspersky Lab is accusing Microsoft of abusing its dominant operating system position to unfairly and aggressively promote the use of Windows Defender over third-party antivirus products.
Many organisations are struggling to meet the emerging threat landscape and are grappling with cybersecurity talent shortages, a new ISACA survey has revealed.
NEC has invested $4.38 million to deploy a Global Security Intelligence Centre in Adelaide, which will create around 50 new high-skilled jobs.
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.
Sensing the way you walk could be the latest weapon in the fight to build stronger security into our everyday devices, say researchers from CSIRO's Data61.
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.
Australia Post will integrate its identity verification technology into the government's Digital Identity Framework, in collaboration with the Digital Transformation Agency.
There has been a 47% increase in scam activity, according to data from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).
Cybercrime has affected almost one third of businesses in NSW, according to a data from the Office of the NSW Small Business Commissioner.