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A Nigerian resident in the United Arab Emirates was handed to US authorities after leading an $8 million fraud scheme.
Liam Garman • Sat, 02 Dec 2023
Queensland breached in HWLE attack
The Queensland government has confirmed that files from its systems have been compromised as part of the HWL Ebsworth breach.
Daniel Croft • Mon, 17 Jul 2023
UK hospital cyber attack affects 2.5m
Cyber attackers have stolen the data of millions after they attacked an organisation responsible for running a number of London hospitals.
Daniel Croft • Fri, 14 Jul 2023
Sensitive Victorian government documents linked to HWL Ebsworth hack leaked online
Files considered very sensitive by the Victorian state government have been posted on the darknet in yet another breach following the hack of law firm HWL Ebsworth.
David Hollingworth • Fri, 14 Jul 2023
Op-Ed: Why Australian organisations should not leave cyber resilience to government regulation
Following a spate of disastrous data breaches over the past 12 months, it seems like the government is only now realising the importance of cyber security and, more ...
Bruce Berends • Fri, 14 Jul 2023
Microsoft tackles Chinese hackers accessing US government emails
A China-based threat actor has been spotted targeting Western European and US agencies in an ongoing espionage campaign designed to steal data and collect user ...
David Hollingworth • Thu, 13 Jul 2023
Ventia says customers will require ‘systems assurance’ following cyber incident
In the aftermath of the cyber attack it suffered earlier this month, critical infrastructure operator Ventia has said that its customers will require “systems assurance”
Daniel Croft • Thu, 13 Jul 2023
TikTok takes Senate question about Chinese access to data ‘on notice’
A TikTok representative has appeared before the Senate select committee on foreign interference through social media, answering a range of questions regarding foreign ...
David Hollingworth • Tue, 11 Jul 2023
Critical infrastructure operator brings systems down after cyber incident
Australian critical infrastructure manager Ventia has been forced to take some of its systems offline after it was affected by a cyber attack.
Daniel Croft • Tue, 11 Jul 2023
ACCC calls for views on data brokers
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released an issues paper calling on consumers and businesses to share their views on data brokers and how ...
Senator James Paterson tells WeChat to show up or else
The outspoken Liberal Senator has written a letter to WeChat’s boss warning of dire consequences for the app if the company continues to refuse to present itself to the ...
David Hollingworth • Mon, 10 Jul 2023
Paterson pushes to ground over 3,000 Chinese drones across government
The Australian government owns over 3,000 Chinese-made drones that utilise technology linked to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), flagging them as a security risk, ...
Daniel Croft • Wed, 05 Jul 2023
Ditch Google Analytics, says Swedish data protection agency
The Swedish Authority for Privacy Protection, or IMY, has ordered four companies to cease using Google Analytics following an audit of the transfer of data between them ...
David Hollingworth • Wed, 05 Jul 2023
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