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The hack of legal IT firm CTS has disrupted law firms and real estate agents across the UK – but could the same thing ...
David Hollingworth • Tue, 28 Nov 2023
Government investigates Optus outage after hundreds unable to access 000
The government has announced that it will be reviewing the almost full-day Optus outage that occurred earlier in the ...
Daniel Croft • Tue, 28 Nov 2023
Australian Banking Association launches ‘new offensive in the war on scams’
The ABA joins with community banks to tackle scams and put scammers out of business with Scam-safe Accord.
Ukraine claims responsibility for attack on Russian aviation agency, leaks ‘stolen’ data
A cyber attack on Russia’s civil aviation agency has been claimed by Ukrainian intelligence, which says it has stolen a ...
Ransomware hack destroys 17,000 player accounts on indie MMO
Ethyrial: Echoes of Yore developers promise to restore every account by hand if necessary.
Albanese government appoints dedicated privacy commissioner
Reversing the decision of the Abbott government in 2015, the role of information and privacy commissioner will once ...
Daniel Croft • Mon, 27 Nov 2023
Report: 3m Australians impacted by scams this sales season
Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales are prime drivers of scams – and Aussies will offer a lot of information in the name ...
David Hollingworth • Mon, 27 Nov 2023
ACSC updates Essential Eight Maturity Model for 2023
The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has announced an update to the Essential Eight Maturity Model.
Penten welcomes new CEO, leadership restructure
Canberra-based cyber technology provider Penten has announced the appointment of a new chief executive officer as part ...
Stephen Kuper • Mon, 27 Nov 2023
Satori and Bendigo Bank take up Commonwealth Bank’s NameCheck tech
CBA shares anti-scam tech that has already stopped over 10,000 scams since March 2023.
A MadCat eat dog world: Threat actor steals from other hackers
A new ransomware group has been observed attempting to scam other cyber criminal groups through the sale of thousands of ...
Daniel Croft • Fri, 24 Nov 2023
Rhysida ransomware group lists British Library data for sale
Following the confirmation that the major outage it has been suffering since last month was the result of a cyber ...
The ransomware ban is ‘inevitable’ but won’t become reality for at least 2 years
The government has revealed that a ban on ransomware payments will happen, but it won’t for at least two years as more ...
OpenAI fired Altman for silence on superhuman AI
While it seems that Sam Altman is returning to his post at the helm of AI giant OpenAI, things are far from ordinary at ...
Daniel Croft • Thu, 23 Nov 2023
$47.4m allocated to achieve ACSS’ south-east Asia and Pacific goals
The 2023–2030 Australian Cyber Security Strategy (ACSS) is here, outlining the steps the nation will take to secure the ...
Sam Altman to return as OpenAI’s CEO
The OpenAI saga appears to have come full circle, with the company announcing that it had agreed “in principle” that it ...
Industry responds to the 2023–2030 Australian Cyber Security Strategy
The Albanese government on Wednesday (22 November) released the long-awaited 2023–2030 Australian Cyber Security ...
Op-Ed: ‘Let’s kill all the lawyers’
So said Dick The Butcher in Shakespeare’s Henry VI in 1592. Lawyer bashing is not new. Everyone hates them till they ...
Annie Haggar • Thu, 23 Nov 2023
‘For the first time, government will hold itself to the same standard it expects of industry’: What the ACSS means for Aussie small businesses
Ensuring that individuals and businesses can “prosper” is at the heart of this week’s Australian Cyber Security ...
Liam Garman • Wed, 22 Nov 2023
Protection of children a key concern in government review of online safety legislation
The federal government has announced a review of existing online safety laws to ensure that protections and frameworks ...
Daniel Croft • Wed, 22 Nov 2023
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