Tamper Protection added to Windows Security

15 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Microsoft has added a new Tamper Protection feature that will be enabled by default on the free and paid versions of the Windows Defender Antivirus product.

Microsoft ready to release next Windows 10 update

15 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Microsoft has revealed it is ready to release a relatively feature-sparse Windows 10 November 2019 update.

Phishing sites using HTTPS to trick users

14 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Nearly a third (29%) of phishing web pages uncovered by Webroot during 1H19 were using HTTPS encryption to appear legitimate.

Drupalgeddon2 flaw still being exploited

14 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Akamai researchers have uncovered an attack campaign seeking to exploit the critical Drupalgeddon2 vulnerability that was patched in March 2018.

Attackers exploiting VPN vulnerabilities

11 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The UK's National Cyber Security Centre has warned of a threat campaign targeting vulnerabilities in unpatched VPNs from Pulse Secure, Fortinet and Palo Alto.

What does DoH mean for BYOD?

02 October, 2019 by James Andrewartha*

When it comes to IT, security and safety aren't always synonymous. Sometimes, measures that increase security remove the ability to provide safeguards.

Exclusive event: Cybersecurity for small business

30 September, 2019

Join experts from Dell and the NSW Cyber Security Network for a practical look at how to protect your business from cyber attack.

90% of businesses facing RDP attacks

30 September, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

As many as 90% of remote desktop protocol implementations could be facing some form of malicious attack, research from Vectra indicates.

Windows 10 now on 900 million devices

26 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Microsoft Pty Ltd

Windows 10 has seen massive growth over the past year, adding more devices than any previous year — including 100 million devices in the last six months alone.

Fin7 sysadmin pleads guilty to hacking

24 September, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

In a US court, a Ukrainian charged with being the system administrator for infamous hacking group Fin7 has pleaded guilty of conspiracy to commit computer crime.

Microsoft extends life of Exchange Server 2010

23 September, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling | Supplied by: Microsoft Pty Ltd

Microsoft has revealed it is extending the end of support date for Exchange Server 2010 for a further 10 months until October 2020.

Oracle launches Autonomous Linux

23 September, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling | Supplied by: Oracle Australia

Oracle has strengthened its autonomous computing capabilities with the launch of the new Oracle Autonomous Linux self-patching operating system.

AI plays hide-and-seek, finds new strategies along the way

19 September, 2019 by Natasha Doyle

When pitted against other versions of itself and being rewarded when it successfully hid or found other players, OpenAI's AI learned some pretty neat tricks.

Mentor the tech professionals of the future

18 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Australian Mathematics Trust

You can help develop the ICT professionals of the future via the Australian Mathematics Trust's digIT student mentorship program.

Perspective is a wonderful thing

13 September, 2019 by Robert Hudson, President, ITPA

Some people might not think IT is in the same league as brain surgery, but that doesn't mean the work we do is not important to society.

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