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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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Beware Of Privacy-Policy Loopholes!

Every time you are installing a new application, updating your operating system, or getting a new loyalty card from the drugstore - you are presented with a lengthy legal statement and asked if you agree with the Terms of Service...

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Multi-Service Providers’ In Crosshairs Of Cybercriminals

Till a few years back, ransomware attackers focused on "quantity" rather than "quality".  We have seen several such incidents; one of the highest profiles among them was the WannaCry attack of 2017, which had hit a massive number of targets,...

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COVID-19: Beware Of The Virus, Beware Of The Scams!

"Coronavirus is officially declared as a pandemic"  The entire world is now striving hard to defend the systemic threats posed by COVID-19, but two unseen groups of people are poised to capitalize on the crisis:  Hackers and hand sanitizer vendors. ...

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Microsoft Data Breach:  Exactly How Bad Was It?

Although data breaches weren’t new for modern internet-dwellers, we rarely witnessed them in the case of larger companies. But, when entities like Yahoo announced breaches that affected billions of their user accounts in the past year, it became quite clear...

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