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.
The inaugural chair of the Pacific Cyber Security Operational Network (PaCSON) will be CERT NZ.
The Office of the eSafety Commissioner given an extra $14.2 million over four years to help counter cyberbullying and image-based abuse.
Establishing a global, coordinated approach to cybersecurity was the takeaway theme from the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) Conference 2018.
Russian state-sponsored actors were responsible for router-based cyber attacks in October 2017, according to the federal government.
More than 60 Australian cybersecurity industry leaders are heading to the US this week to build partnerships to fight cybercrime.
The second annual Nuix Black Report shows that 40% of hackers say they can break into a system, locate valuable data and exfiltrate it within just one hour.
Government ministers and cybersecurity professionals have lined up to emphasise the challenge posed to Australia by cyber threats and security concerns.
The Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre, based at Edith Cowan University, is the result of collaboration between industry, government and research sectors.
The IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index shows that cybercriminals are increasingly favouring ransomware and destructive attacks over data breaches.
Monash University research has found that the majority of illegal and unethical dark web sites are devoted to activity such as bitcoin laundering.
Australia is the second most targeted nation in the APAC region behind Japan in terms of cryptojacking coin mining attacks.
It is expected that the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games will attract high levels of cybercrime, with businesses urged to stay alert for the possibility.