Security

Attackers targeting macOS with Trojans, adware

11 August, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Bitdefender's new macOS Threat Landscape report found that despite its reputation as a walled garden, cybercriminals are taking aim at the macOS platform.


Attackers using AI in ransomware campaigns

09 August, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Attackers are increasingly using AI to craft more believable and targeted ransomware and other malware attacks, according to Barracuda Networks.


Ransomware analysis: Akira

08 August, 2023 by Steven Campbell, Akshay Suthar & Connor Belfiore – Arctic Wolf | Supplied by: Arctic Wolf

Threat intelligence researchers and analysts from Arctic Wolf's Labs and Incident Response divisions give us the lowdown on Akira ransomware attacks.


Investing in emerging technologies key to cyber resilience

07 August, 2023 by John Karabin, Senior Director of Cybersecurity, NTT | Supplied by: NTT Ltd Australia

Lagging behind other countries, Australia needs to actively invest in, understand and incorporate emerging technologies into operations to reap the benefits.


URLs now top ransomware vector

02 August, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Malicious or compromised URLs have taken over from email attachments as the top method for spreading ransomware, according to Palo Alto Networks.


How automation will bolster cybersecurity in Australia

01 August, 2023 by Mark Fioretto, Area Vice President and Managing Director Australia and New Zealand, UiPath | Supplied by: UiPath

AI-powered automation can limit errors caused by human intervention, reduce human exposure to sensitive data and reduce the cost of a data breach.


Are collaboration tools a security risk?

31 July, 2023

A lack of security training on collaboration tools may be putting organisational security at risk, according to a new report from Mimecast.


Half of phishing emails spoof HR: report

27 July, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

KnowBe4's latest global phishing report found that half of all phishing email subject lines are now related to human resources.


ANZ SOC teams overconfident in security methods

27 July, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

ANZ security operations centre teams are facing burnout due to an inability to adequately detect, triage and mitigate security threats, a new report suggests.


HotRat malware has wideranging capabilities

26 July, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Avast has discovered an advanced malware hidden in cracked software repositories which is capable of stealing login credentials and cryptocurrency wallets.


Building digital trust key to stemming rise in attacks

24 July, 2023 by Charlene Loo, Managing Director, BSI Australia and New Zealand | Supplied by: BSI Group

In today's landscape, how do organisations reassure customers, stakeholders and wider society that they can be trusted to secure and protect data?


Orro launches National Cyber Defence Centre

21 July, 2023

Orro has launched a National Cyber Defence Centre (NCDC) to safeguard organisations against evolving cyberthreats.


watchTowr partners with Mantel Group

21 July, 2023

watchTowr has partnered with Australian-owned consultancy Mantel Group to deliver continuous penetration testing technology.


Building resilience: learnings from MOVEit

20 July, 2023 by Raghu Nandakumara, Head of Industry Solutions, illumio | Supplied by: Illumio

A mass attack has seen cybercriminals exploit a vulnerability in the MOVEit file transfer application... what went wrong?


How the boy who cried wolf had his organisation breached

20 July, 2023 by Justin Foster, CTO of Forescout | Supplied by: Forescout Technologies, Inc.

SOCs are being flooded with alerts, many of which are false alarms, unnecessarily interfering with an organisation's hunt for real threats.


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