Facebook offered data tool to ALP and LNP

26 March, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A new report claims Facebook approached major Australian politcal parties with advanced data matching functionality for targeting voters in marginal seats.

Don't get hacked during the Games

23 March, 2018 by

It is expected that the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games will attract high levels of cybercrime, with businesses urged to stay alert for the possibility.

Cambridge Analytica shows regulation has failed

23 March, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

The failure of regulators, firms and individuals to protect sensitive data is behind cases such as the Cambridge Analytica furore, says Sydney academic.

Medical records exposed by Telstra gaffe

22 March, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A major vulnerability in Telstra's popular Argus patient record sharing software may have left Australians' sensitive medical details exposed to attack.

Facebook in hot water over data harvesting

21 March, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Facebook's market value has plunged over allegations that Cambridge Analytica used profile data to influence the US presidential election.

OAIC to probe Cambridge Analytica

20 March, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Privacy Commissioner will check to see if Australians' private Facebook data was acquired by Cambridge Analytica.

NSW–Israel program homes in on cybersecurity

20 March, 2018 by

Improving cybersecurity will be in focus under a new innovation program jointly run by the NSW Government and State of Israel.

Svitzer makes first public NDB disclosure

19 March, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Sensitive information on close to half of shipping company Svitzer's Australian employees was compromised over a nearly 11-month period.

Bitcoin scam devised by ATO impersonators

19 March, 2018 by

Consumers are warned to be aware of scammers impersonating the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), demanding cryptocurrency like Bitcoin as payment for fake tax debts.

Eight new cyber threat samples emerging per second

14 March, 2018 by

There has been a record increase in healthcare attacks, fileless malware and cryptocurrency mining, according to a new report by McAfee Labs.

ACSC Conference returns to Canberra in April

13 March, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

Cybersecurity practices and building a culture of resilience will be on the agenda at the Australian Cyber Security Centre Conference.

Cryptojacking more valuable than stealing data?

12 March, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Bitcoin's value has led to an increase in attacks that consume computing power to mine for cryptocurrencies.

APRA proposes new security standards for banks

09 March, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

APRA's Geoff Summerhayes says Australian financial institutions are among the top global targets for cybercriminals.

Terabit DDoS attack era has arrived

07 March, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A 1.7 Tbps DDoS attack on the customer of a major US service provider has been spotted by Arbor Networks' ATLAS threat-monitoring system.

Pronto and Forticode partner up on smartphone authentication

27 February, 2018 by

Pronto Software has partnered with and invested in Forticode to provide highly secure smartphone-based authentication for Australian businesses.

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