Security

MosaicLoader malware targets software pirates

22 July, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Bitdefender has uncovered a new malware campaign that uses a variety of methods to confuse security researchers and prevent reverse engineering.


Exchange hacks: Aus accuses China of malicious cyber attacks

20 July, 2021

Australia has joined international partners in expressing "serious concerns about malicious cyber activities by China's Ministry of State Security".


IAC on Cyber Security publishes annual report

19 July, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Industry Advisory Committee on Cyber Security has delivered its first annual report to the government, and recommended focus areas for the coming year.


SonicWall warns of imminent ransomware attack

16 July, 2021

SonicWall, a network and cybersecurity appliance provider, has issued an urgent notice about "an imminent ransomware campaign using stolen credentials".


Govt may make directors liable for data breaches

14 July, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The federal government has launched a consultation into the preferred approach for improving Australia's security posture under the Cyber Security Strategy 2020.


ACSC updates Essential Eight guidance

14 July, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Cyber Security Centre has updated its guidance on the implementation of the Essential Eight threat mitigation strategies.


Australian construction sector targeted in BEC scams

09 July, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Cyber Security Centre has warned of a growing trend of building and construction companies being targeted in business email compromise scams.


Australian cyber companies have advantage in US

09 July, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A new report from AustCyber finds that Australian cybersecurity companies looking to expand to the US have a competitive advantage due to the AUSFTA agreement.


Australian orgs among victims of Kaseya attack

07 July, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Cyber Security Centre has received reports of Australian organisations being among the victims of the supply chain ransomware attack on Kaseya.


MSPs on alert after Kaseya VSA supply chain ransomware attack

05 July, 2021

Following the Colonial Pipeline and JBS Meatworks ransomware attacks, a new attack is using a vulnerability in Kaseya VSA software globally to deploy ransomware.


Authentication best practices to achieve Zero Trust

30 June, 2021 by Geoff Schomburgk* | Supplied by: Yubico Inc

Zero Trust, a strategic initiative designed to stop data breaches, has come of age in the last 12 months due to the heightened cybersecurity risks faced by organisations.


688 new malware threats found per minute in Q1

28 June, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

McAfee's latest Threat Report found that 688 new malware threats were discovered per minute in Q1.


Report: 93% of APAC security leaders not reporting to CEOs

24 June, 2021

LogRhythm has found that while 60% of organisations have experienced a cyber attack in the last two years, only 7% of security leaders are reporting to the CEO.


Corporate networks full of CVEs: Zscaler

18 June, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Research into the attack surfaces of 1500 major companies found that the average corporate network is full of dozens of common vulnerabilities and exposures.


Mobile phones the focal point of cybersecurity for 90% of CISOs

17 June, 2021

A survey has revealed that the emergence of remote work has shifted CISO priorities from network security threats to mitigating mobile security risks.


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