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Cable modems haunted by newly discovered cyber vulnerability

14 January, 2020

A newly discovered cyber vulnerability could be putting hundreds of millions of cable modems at risk, according to a group of Danish security researchers.


Outdated firmware could be putting IP camera security at risk

10 December, 2019

Nearly four out of every 10 cameras are vulnerable to a cyber attack, according to research by Genetec.


ATSE urges focus on cyber resilience

04 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering has urged the government to focus on cyber resilience while developing its 2020 Cyber Security Strategy.


State-sponsored attackers take to mobile malware

28 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A new report from BlackBerry's Cylance found that several governments have been exploiting the mobile threat landscape for at least a decade.


Thoma Bravo bids $5.6bn for Sophos

15 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The board of UK-based security company Sophos will unanimously recommend a US$3.82bn takeover offer from US private equity company Thoma Bravo.


Penten, Data61 to advance cyber decoy research

03 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Canberra-based Penten and the CSIRO's Data61 will collaborate to support research and development on cyber decoy and cyber trap capabilities.


ANU outlines "shockingly sophisticated" cyber attack

03 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ANU has published a forensic investigation into what VC Brian Schmidt has called a "shockingly sophisticated" targeted cyber attack on its systems.


Akamai opens DDoS scrubbing centre in Melbourne

21 August, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

CDN and cloud service provider Akamai has opened a new DDoS attack traffic scrubbing centre in Melbourne to complement its existing facility in Sydney.


US govt urged to "build the wall" of cybersecurity

05 August, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Association of IT Asset Management has urged the US government to act on a report finding pervasive cybersecurity failures across US federal agencies.


ACSC urges network owners to sign up for AISI

04 July, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Following reports of preventable incidents, the Australian Cyber Security Centre is urging network operators to sign up to the free Australian Internet Security Initiative.


Huawei devices pose a high security risk: report

02 July, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

An analysis of Huawei firmware claims to have found potential backdoors in more than half of the vendor's devices.


Huawei challenging US restrictions in court

30 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Huawei has filed a motion for summary judgement in a US lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a law restricting US companies from doing business with the vendor.


A guide to choosing the best antivirus solution for your business

22 May, 2019

Choosing the right antivirus solution for your business is an important decision that can save your business money, reputation and stability in the long-term.


Coalition makes $156m cybersecurity pledge

30 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The federal government has announced a wide-ranging $156 million investment in cybersecurity as an election promise.


Russian state actors fastest at infiltrating networks

20 February, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Russian state-sponsored actors are on average able to infiltrate a target's network in under 19 minutes after compromising the first system, CrowdStrike said.


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