Security

TPG legacy cloud service experiences cyber attack

24 May, 2021

TPG Telecom has revealed that its legacy cloud-based hosting service, TrustedCloud, has been breached by unknown attackers, with two customers impacted.


Threat actors exploit Microsoft, Google platforms to send malicious emails

24 May, 2021

Millions of malicious messages are being sent across Office 365, Azure, OneDrive, SharePoint, G-Suite and Firebase storage, according to Proofpoint.


CISA, FBI release indicators of compromise for Colonial Pipeline attack

21 May, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

According to the agencies, DarkSide threat actors primarily use the Onion Router for command and control, and have also been observed using Cobalt Strike for the same purpose.


Cyber intrusion AR software wins patent

19 May, 2021

Ingalls Information Security has received a patent for Viewpoint, a network security monitoring and correlation system.


Aus cybersecurity spend to reach $5.1bn

19 May, 2021

The smallest but fastest growing market segment is cloud security, expected to increase by 38% from last year.


Phishing attacks surge amid rise in remote work

17 May, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Verizon's latest Data Breach Investigations Report found that the volume of phishing attacks has grown 11% due to the rise of remote working.


ACSC warns of rising Avaddon ransomware attacks

11 May, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has warned of ongoing ransomware campaigns targeting multiple Australian organisations.


The impact of open security standards on user experience

10 May, 2021 by Alex Wilson*

User authentication is a critical security action for all organisations providing access to data and services in the modern world.


Global framework for fighting ransomware released

30 April, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The multinational Ransomware Task Force is urging governments and industry leaders worldwide to collaborate to combat the growing ransomware scourge.


Hubify acquires stake in Aussie cyber company Internet 2.0

28 April, 2021

Hubify Limited has entered into a partnership agreement with Australian and US based company Internet 2.0 to provide superior cyber protection to SMEs.


UnitingCare Queensland hit by ransomware attack

27 April, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

UnitingCare Queensland has been targeted in a ransomware attack that knocked some of the organisation's digital systems offline.


Palo Alto Networks launches cybersecurity consulting group

21 April, 2021

Palo Alto Networks is setting up a new cybersecurity consulting group to help enterprises respond to costly, crippling cyber attacks.


Pulse Secure VPN appliances targeted in APT campaign

21 April, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

FireEye's Mandiant has detailed a new attack campaign by an APT group that could be linked to the Chinese government targeting Pulse Secure VPN appliances.


ACCC wins location data suit against Google

21 April, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC has prevailed in Federal Court in a lawsuit alleging Google of misleading consumers over its location data collection for Android devices.


COVID-19 attack campaigns continue to surge in 2H20

15 April, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Cyber attacks taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic grew 240% in Q3 and 114% in Q4, according to McAfee's annual Threats Report.


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