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The federal government is making moves to shift cyber risk from individuals and businesses onto the creators of the security software they use.
Daniel Croft • Sat, 02 Dec 2023
From reactive to proactive: The importance of building a culture of cyber resilience
In today’s rapidly evolving threat landscape, the importance of cultivating a culture of cyber resilience cannot be understated. The convergence of cyber crime with ...
Cornelius Mare • Wed, 22 Mar 2023
Fighting cyber crime a key driver of the Australian Federal Police’s new command structure
The AFP has announced a restructure to combat the growing threat of cyber crime and “other tech-enabled criminality”.
David Hollingworth • Wed, 22 Mar 2023
What constitutes best practice for cyber attacks?
Following the massive data breaches of last year, organisations need to have adequate responses to potential cyber attacks in place, as well as policies and procedures ...
Lauren Croft • Tue, 21 Mar 2023
AFP cracks down on crypto-based money laundering rings
The Australian Federal Police has unveiled a new taskforce focused on taking down money laundering operations in Australia with links to international organised crime.
David Hollingworth • Mon, 20 Mar 2023
Diplomacy won’t slow China’s cyber attacks, says former NSA head
An improvement in diplomatic relations between China and Australia will not reduce the risk of cyber attacks, according to Mike Rogers, former director of the US National ...
Daniel Croft • Mon, 06 Mar 2023
New pilot program pushes organisations to take on cyber interns, provides training
A new initiative is encouraging Australian businesses to take on cyber interns in an attempt to fill the industry’s skills gap.
Daniel Croft • Fri, 03 Mar 2023
Employee data compromised in WH Smith cyber attack
British retailer WH Smith was targeted in a serious cyber attack that has seen company data compromised.
Hacking made easy — just target young gamers, according to a new report
When we think of phishing and other online scams that involve a degree of social engineering, we often think of attacks with carefully designed fake sites, complex ...
David Hollingworth • Fri, 03 Mar 2023
Canadian bookstore hack sees employee data compromised
Canadian bookstore chain Indigo was affected by a ransomware attack earlier in the month that forced it to take many of its retail systems offline. The company, which has ...
David Hollingworth • Thu, 02 Mar 2023
Canadian telco hit by possible employee data breach
A hacker has claimed to have accessed employee details belonging to the Canadian telecommunications company Telus and is selling the data on the dark web.
David Hollingworth • Fri, 24 Feb 2023
New Frebniis backdoor takes advantage of Microsoft’s Internet Information Services
Security researchers have noted a new piece of malware that can install a backdoor just by making an HTTP request.
David Hollingworth • Mon, 20 Feb 2023
Ethical hackers protected by Belgian cyber watchdog
Belgium has made moves to protect ethical hackers, with a new framework that is the first of its kind in the EU.
Daniel Croft • Thu, 16 Feb 2023
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