Total losses from scams reported to Australian government agencies grew to $340m in 2017, the highest since the ACCC started reporting on scam activity in 2008.
The cybersecurity practices of lawyers could be putting their client data at risk, according to new research.
Australia was the source of 57% of all cyber attacks in the APAC region during 2017, according to the NTT Security Global Threat Intelligence Report 2018.
In collaboration with Data61, the Australian Digital Commerce Association and the NSW Government, Austrade led the delegation to Consensus 2018.
While most Australian businesses are confident they can meet the requirements of the NDB and GDPR regulations, only 9% are actually ready to comply.
Consumers in 14 markets including Australia would take steps including boycotting a brand over a breach of their personal data.
New Zealanders prefer the convenience of biometrics over having to remember PINs and passwords.
Demand for IoT at home devices such as connected appliances or smart home speakers grew 55% in 2017, according to Telsyte.
Personal information on up to 8000 users of the services provided by Family Planning NSW was compromised in a data breach last month.
The inaugural chair of the Pacific Cyber Security Operational Network (PaCSON) will be CERT NZ.
Google is in the process of addressing a long-standing privacy flaw that allows apps to covertly monitor for the presence of other apps and their connection activity.
The Office of the eSafety Commissioner given an extra $14.2 million over four years to help counter cyberbullying and image-based abuse.
Twitter has recommended that its 330 million users consider changing their passwords after discovering passwords stored unobscured in a log file.
Fast detection and automated responses are your best friends in a DDoS attack, says NETSCOUT Arbor's Tim Murphy.
Despite heightened awareness of security risks, internet users in Australia and five other markets are continuing to exhibit poor password practices such as re-using passwords between personal and work accounts.