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Australian organizations are continually failing to fend off ‘inevitable’ and costly cyber-attacks!

Australian organizations are continually failing to fend off ‘inevitable’ and costly cyber-attacks! Watchdog rips into NZX for repeated tech fails & OAIC finds 'multiple' Australian companies downplaying data breaches. A recent study has reported that Australian businesses and organizations are...

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NZ Central Bank’s Data System Got Hacked

New Zealand's central bank reports that an anonymous hacker who has potentially accessed commercially and personally confidential information has compromised one of its data systems. According to a statement, from a Wellington-based bank, a third-party file-sharing service used by the...

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The Wakeup Call for all organizations to Intensify Cybersecurity

SolarWinds & FireEye Data Breach: The Wakeup Call for all organizations to Intensify Cybersecurity The security industry is resonating with news of the FireEye breach and the announcement of the U.S. The Treasury Department, DHS, and possibly many other government...

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Rising Cybercrime Groups: Why Hiring Cybersecurity Consultants Is vital than software detection against cybercrime attacks?

The threat of cybercrime against organizations is snowballing each passing day. According to one McAfee estimate, cybercrime-related damage now stands at over $400 billion, up from $250 billion two years earlier, with business-related costs running in the billions, too. Organizations...

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Ransomware Activity Targeting the Healthcare and Public Health Sector (AA20-302A)

During COVID 19 pandemic, cybersecurity attacks related news have been followed more after COVID news. We have seen cyber criminals have responded to the crisis in different ways. Across the globe, we have seen a sudden rise in ransomware attacks....

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Microsoft Exchange Servers Still At Risk To Actively Exploited Vulnerabilities!

According to Cybernetic Global Intelligence (CGI) cybersecurity auditors, majority of Microsoft Exchange Servers still need to be updated with a fix for a critical memory corruption vulnerability reported earlier this year. These unpatched servers are extremely vulnerable to attack. Over...

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Woman Dies During A Ransomware Attack On Dusseldorf Hospital

It may be the first death directly connected to a cybersecurity attack. During a ransomware attack on Duesseldorf University Hospital, a woman in Germany died in what may be the first death directly linked to a hospital cyber - attack....

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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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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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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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