Malicious attacks accounted for 62% of data breach notifications reported in the June quarter, with human error the cause of a further 34%.
Australia's Independent National Security Legislation Monitor, Dr James Renwick, has launched a review into the components of the contentious national encryption bill.
CDN and cloud service provider Akamai has opened a new DDoS attack traffic scrubbing centre in Melbourne to complement its existing facility in Sydney.
OVIC has found Public Transport Victoria to be in breach of the state's Privacy Act by publicly releasing travel records for 15.2m myki cards.
Microsoft patched four critical RCE vulnerabilities in the remote desktop services component of Windows, including two with BlueKeep-like wormable capabilities.
Mimecast dug through over 67 billion emails rejected as spam, opportunistic and targeted attacks and impersonation detections to map the cyberthreat landscape.
Cyber attackers are turning their focus to SMBs as larger corporations tighten their security, according to cybersecurity firm CTRL Group.
The Association of IT Asset Management has urged the US government to act on a report finding pervasive cybersecurity failures across US federal agencies.
Carbon Black's Cognitive Attack Loop model identifies three phases of cybercriminal behaviour and claims to help defenders better understand the root cause of attacks.
Cybercriminals are abusing Twitter via tech support scams, command-and-control operations and data exfiltration, cybersecurity researchers have shown.
A US woman has been charged with illegally accessing information on around 106 million customers of North American bank holding company Capital One.
Facebook will pay a record US$5bn fine to settle data privacy violation charges from the US Department of Justice and Fair Trade Commission.
US credit rating agency Equifax has agreed to pay at least $818m in customer compensation and penalties over the company's massive 2017 data breach.
Symantec has identified a surge in the use of targeted ransomware by an ever-increasing number of attack groups over the past two years.
AustCyber and the NSW Government have formally launched the sixth national Cyber Security Innovation Node at the Joint Cyber Security Centre in Sydney.