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“World-first” AUKUS Sovereign Tactical Edge Cloud shown off in Canberra.
David Hollingworth • Thu, 16 Nov 2023
Hackers could deny happy endings as Flipper Zero takes the buzz out of adult toys
Flipper Zero’s growing capability to cause mischief and mayhem continues to be unearthed, with researchers discovering ...
Daniel Croft • Wed, 15 Nov 2023
Air Marshal Darren Goldie recalled to Defence, replaced as national cyber security coordinator
The Department of Defence has released a brief statement, citing “a workplace matter”, while deputy secretary of cyber ...
David Hollingworth • Wed, 15 Nov 2023
Marles suggests government may implement ‘safe harbour’ for cyber attacked organisations
The government is looking to address the fear of regulatory punishment faced by breached organisations and encourages ...
NSW Health confirms clinical trial data not involved in Advarra/ALPHV hack
NSW Health has shared a statement on third-party ransomware attack as threat actor removes data from its leak site.
Elon Musk’s X fails to pay fine levied by eSafety Commissioner over child sexual abuse material
The company formerly known as Twitter has let the deadline to pay a $610,500 fine pass.
TPG says SOCI reform could result in unnecessary bureaucracy
Telecommunications giant and Vodafone parent company TPG has issued a warning saying that the implications of telcos ...
Optus general counsel evidence ‘vague’ on cyber attack details, court finds
To keep a Deloitte investigation into last year’s cyber attack private, Optus relied on the state of mind of its general ...
Naomi Neilson • Wed, 15 Nov 2023
Report: ASD’s annual Cyber Threat Report finds cyber crime on the rise and AUKUS at risk
The Australian Signals Directorate’s 2022–23 report paints a grim picture of a growing threat landscape.
Royal Ransomware has stolen US$275m from 350 victims since September 2022
The Royal Ransomware hacking group has been busy over the past year, with a new report having found the group has ...
Daniel Croft • Tue, 14 Nov 2023
O’Neil to add telcos to SoCI legislation following Optus outage
Telecommunication companies may soon be classed as critical infrastructure under new legislation, following a major ...
Optus says last week’s outage was caused by ‘bad route data’
Following its almost full-day outage last week, Optus has pointed the finger at an international peering network that ...
Bill Gates shares thoughts on AI-powered ‘agents’
Bill Gates has shared his views on an AI future, saying that it will completely change the way in which we use our ...
Daniel Croft • Mon, 13 Nov 2023
Anonymous Sudan claims DDoS attack on EU League of Legends servers
A popular video game server may have been taken offline by a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack.
David Hollingworth • Mon, 13 Nov 2023
NSW government launches Mandatory Notification of Data Breach Scheme
NSW’s long-awaited cyber mandatory reporting scheme has finally been announced, with organisations that have been ...
DP World says port operations have resumed after cyber attack
The Australian port operator says all its ports are back in operation, but investigations are ongoing.
Report: Retailers are struggling to combat growing ransomware attacks
Retailers hit a three-year low when it comes to fighting ransomware.
AI is giving scammers a new tool to take advantage of Black Friday sales
The upcoming sales season is likely to see an increase in scams, alongside an increase in their complexity.
DP World Australia shuts down ports after ‘significant cyber incident’
The Australian Federal Police is investigating a hack that has seen ports shut down around Australia.
David Hollingworth • Sat, 11 Nov 2023
ChatGPT outage confirmed as DDoS attack
Following two threat groups claiming responsibility, ChatGPT maker OpenAI has confirmed that the chatbot’s outage was ...
Daniel Croft • Fri, 10 Nov 2023
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