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Cyber experts from the US and the Australian Defence Force (ADF) have partnered to launch cyber warfare training ...
Daniel Croft • Mon, 30 Oct 2023
Security researcher uses simple trick to access data of more than 1,000 Teslas
An unsecured open-source app is leaving a mountain of data open to anyone looking for it.
David Hollingworth • Mon, 30 Oct 2023
SA patient records deleted in ‘isolated data incident’
The records of 121 SA Health patients have been impacted, along with contact details of over 12,000 more patients.
LockBit ransomware gang claims Boeing data breach
Aerospace giant Boeing is “assessing the claim” as the date of publication counts down following a hack.
David Hollingworth • Sat, 28 Oct 2023
Uber cops $412,500 ACMA fine for spam emails
Rideshare operator Uber was fined for failing to include an unsubscribe option on millions of emails.
David Hollingworth • Fri, 27 Oct 2023
Russian hackers claim takedown of WA’s Transperth transport agency with DDoS attack
The Noname057(16) hacking group has targeted four Australian websites, with varying success.
Qualcomm brings AI to mobile with new flagship chipsets
Leading mobile chip manufacturer Qualcomm has announced that its new flagship chipsets will adopt AI technology.
Daniel Croft • Fri, 27 Oct 2023
Apple releases second tranche of patches addressing TriangleDB spyware
The iPhone maker has released an update for a range of its older devices, following spyware revelations from Kaspersky ...
US Senator quizzes 23andMe boss over hack that could affect millions
Following a credential stuffing attack that saw the genetic details of millions of customers for sale online, US ...
New ransomware groups spur attack growth to record levels
Ransomware attacks are occurring at record levels, with September marking the highest number of ransomware attacks ever ...
Daniel Croft • Thu, 26 Oct 2023
Have a chat with Australia’s new national cyber security coordinator
Air Marshal Darren Goldie will be sitting down for an online, public town hall next month.
David Hollingworth • Thu, 26 Oct 2023
Cyber Security Awareness Month: The AFP on the lure of phishing
Phishing is a growing scourge of businesses and emails alike.
AFP arrests Melbourne man accused of laundering $100m in cyber crime funds
A Melbourne-based Chinese national has been charged by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) for laundering $100 million ...
Service NSW boosts online account security with automated darknet searches
Darknet checks join multifactor authentication to keep NSW residents secure online.
Temu accused of monitoring users’ offsite activity with secret spyware in new class action
Chinese-operated online marketplace Temu is facing a potential class action lawsuit after it was alleged that the ...
Daniel Croft • Wed, 25 Oct 2023
Australia plans defences against Chinese cyber attacks on the solar grid
In light of concerns regarding the security of the nation’s energy grid, Australia has begun actively formulating ...
Access to Meta’s law enforcement portal for sale on hacking forum
Ever wanted to use police powers to track people down on social media?
David Hollingworth • Wed, 25 Oct 2023
Report: Australia loves the cloud – but it’s making malware delivery easier than ever
New research has found a sharp correlation between cloud usage in Australia and the delivery of malware.
HWL Ebsworth victims kept in the dark for 6 months due to firm’s court injunction
A portion of victims affected by the HWL Ebsworth cyber attack that rocked the nation earlier this year were not ...
Daniel Croft • Tue, 24 Oct 2023
Industry and academics respond to $5bn Microsoft investment in Australia
Tech giant Microsoft has announced a massive investment in Australian data centres, artificial intelligence (AI) and ...
David Hollingworth • Tue, 24 Oct 2023
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