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Inadequate Cyber Security: Company Sued Over For Providing Poor Security Standards

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) is appealing to the Federal Court for failing to uphold a "reasonable standard" for cybersecurity. ASIC alleges in its court filings that RI Group did not do enough to ensure security. That its...

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Vulnerability Summary Reports by Cybernetic GI – 31st August 2020

Cybernetic GI Security Bulletin provides a summary of new vulnerabilities that have been recorded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Vulnerability Database (NVD). The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) /...

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CWE Top 25 Most Dangerous Software Weaknesses, 2020

Cybernetic GI Security Bulletin provides a summary of CWE Top 25 Most Dangerous Software Weaknesses in 2020. Entries may include additional information provided by organizations and efforts sponsored by Cybernetic GI. This data may include identifying information, values, definitions, and...

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Microsoft Patches Remote Execution, Spoofing Vulnerabilities In Active Use

The Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency alerted to two Microsoft software updates. The recent patch (August 12, 2020) addresses both a vulnerability to spoofing and a flaw to remote execution of code (RCE) currently under active...

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Telstra Cyber Attack: The Widening Loopholes In Australian Cyber Security

A cyber-attack on Telstra's network that left tens of thousands of homes without broadband is a major concern for both carriers and the Australian government, as it indicates how easily Chinese or Russian hackers who refuse service attacks on Australian...

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Australia Cyber Attacks: How to mend the loopholes on ‘sophisticated’ Cyber Hacks

The Federal Government of Australia is reacting to a cyber assault that threatens Australian governments and firms across a wide range of industries. On Friday 19 June, Prime Minister Scott Morrison reported that a "sophisticated state-based cyber hacker" is targeting...

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Have you patched these top 10 repeatedly exploited vulnerabilities?

The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the FBI, and the US government recently issued an alert about the Top 10 Routinely Exploited Vulnerabilities found by the US government between 2016 and 2019. The alert aims to provide a list...

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Increasing Security Breaches In Mobile Banking Apps: FBI Warns Public

Escalating Security Breaches In Mobile Banking Apps: FBI Warns Public to Steadfast Security As the public keeps increasing their use of mobile banking apps on an extensive scale. It is mostly due to increased time at home due to the...

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Covid-19 Early Release Of Super: Skilled Cyber-Scammers Steals Thousands Of Dollars Using myGovID

The Federal government has recently allowed individuals affected by the outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus to apply for the early release of their superannuation. Alarmingly, Government officials have uncovered a “highly complex” early-access fraud that robbed 150 Australians of $120,000 to...

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PCI DSS V4 – What To Expect?

It has been almost a year since we started to hear the news that the PCI council is about to release the PCI DSS standard–version 4.0. As a cybersecurity company, we have several clients who are curious about the upcoming...

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