Internet users could be inadvertently loading malicious content from 'trusted websites', according to new research from CSIRO's Data61.
Cloud application attacks grew by 65% between September 2018 and February 2019, with Nigeria and China the source of the majority of these attacks.
Six physical IT and information security companies from Australia and New Zealand have merged into the new Optic Security Group.
NSW will receive a cybersecurity innovation node to help accelerate the growth of this industry.
The opt-out period for My Health Record has been extended, a move which has been welcomed by privacy advocates.
In collaboration with Data61, the Australian Digital Commerce Association and the NSW Government, Austrade led the delegation to Consensus 2018.
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.
An international group of researchers analysed 5855 apps for children, finding that 57% may be violating the US Children's Online Privacy Protection Act.
While the number of documented software vulnerabilities grew last year to nearly 20,000, 86% of these had patches available within 24 hours of public disclosure.
Pronto Software has partnered with and invested in Forticode to provide highly secure smartphone-based authentication for Australian businesses.
The vast majority of people use the same password across multiple accounts, a new survey has found.
Russian hackers stole information on NSA cyber weapons from a contractor running Kaspersky antivirus software, a new report alleges.
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.
Australian SMEs are overconfident in their protection against cyber attacks and underprepared to respond to a breach, according to MYOB research.
Australian employees at all levels are ignoring IT policies such as restrictions on using personal devices and software for work, according to Nitro.