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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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Unveiling APRA’s 2020-24 Cyber Security Strategy: What you need to know?

The Australian Government launched its highly awaited Cyber Security Strategy 2020 last month (2020 Strategy), with the stated goal of creating a more secure online world for Australians, their companies and the essential services on which we all depend." As...

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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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FISCAL YEAR 2019 – RISK VULNERABILITY AND ASSESSMENT (RVA)

The Cybersecurity and Information Security Agency (CISA) has released a mapping analysis of 44 of its Risk and Vulnerability Assessments (RVAs) conducted in Fiscal Year 2019 to the MITRE Adversarial Tactics, Techniques, and Common Knowledge (ATT&CK) Framework. CISA has identified...

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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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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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