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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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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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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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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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Third-Party: The Road To Data Breach?

Data breaches are nothing new - continuing with their terrifying stories of 2019, the first quarter of 2020 has seen data leaks firmly taking their place in the news. While this included the prevalent phishing, malware, virus, and ransomware attacks,...

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What to know about a Data Breach and How to Prevent it from Affecting your Business

What Is A Data Breach? A data breach is a security crisis in which preserved data is accessed or obtained by unauthorized hackers. The protected data can incorporate information about specific clients or even employees, such as payment card information...

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How can Organizations Prevent a Data Breach in the Cloud Storage

Nowadays, organizations all around the globe have understood the importance of cloud systems and are trusting more data as well as infrastructure in the public cloud.  The cloud systems have made organizations become more effective, flexible and has helped to...

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