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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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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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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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