Security

RaaS now weapon of choice

27 October, 2023

OpenText has announced the Nastiest Malware of 2023, an annual ranking of the year's biggest threats, showing RaaS is now the preferred business model.


Sumsub develops deepfake detector

27 October, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Sumsub has publicly launched For Fake’s Sake, a set of AI models designed to enable the detection of deepfakes and fraud in visual assets.


To err is human: the role of AI in cybersecurity

26 October, 2023 by Wai Kit Cheah, senior director of APAC Products and Practices at Lumen Technologies | Supplied by: Lumen Technologies

The truth is that most cyber incidents are not the result of complex code or impenetrable firewalls being breached; rather, they are caused by human error.


Business logic attacks escalating

26 October, 2023 | Supplied by: Imperva

A new warning from Imperva says organisations must address a growing risk domain: attacks targeting an application's business logic.


APAC IT leaders fear impact of quantum on encryption

25 October, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The majority of IT leaders in the Asia-Pacific region are concerned their organisations will not be prepared for the impact of quantum computing on the integrity of encryption.


HR-related emails continue to dominate attacks

25 October, 2023

KnowBe4's Q3 2023 top-clicked phishing results are in, showing that HR business-related messages continue to pique the interest of employees.


Aussie orgs report facing cyber risks

25 October, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Three in four Australian organisations have been hit by at least one successful ransomware attack in the past two years, according to research from Veritas.


Generational differences in cybersecurity habits

24 October, 2023

A study designed to understand consumer attitudes and perceptions on cybersecurity has uncovered generational differences in protection practices.


Banning ransomware payments is a bandaid solution

24 October, 2023 by Andrew Kay, Director Systems Engineering, APJ at Illumio | Supplied by: Illumio

Banning payments may help reduce the threat of ransomware, but it isn't a silver bullet and cyber attacks will break in one way or another.


Criminal groups focus on Australia and US

20 October, 2023

A new threat report shows a significant number of criminal adversaries are attempting to infiltrate customer environments.


APAC web users want alternatives to passwords

20 October, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Consumers in APAC are relying on passwords as their primary method for signing in online, but are seeking alternative, more secure methods, research suggests.


Crypto scam uses conflict to plunder donations

19 October, 2023

Bitdefender has released findings on a series of scams that surfaced 13 October, running off the back of the Israel–Gaza conflict.


Strengthening the backbone: the role of physical security

19 October, 2023 by Steve McSweeney, Director of Strategic Accounts at Certis Security | Supplied by: Certis

By utilising real-time data and establishing a culture of security, organisations can proactively address and mitigate potential problems before they develop.


Data weaponisation: a new era of cybercrime

18 October, 2023 by Scott Jarkoff, Director of Intelligence Strategy, APJ and META, CrowdStrike | Supplied by: CrowdStrike

As cybercrime has evolved, it was inevitable that adversaries would professionalise further, finding new and more efficient ways to extort victims. 


Trustwave details financial sector cyberthreats

17 October, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A new report from Trustwave finds that one group is responsible for 39% of the ransomware attacks on the global financial services sector.


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