Tag: infosec

Anthem hack fallout expands to non-customers 
1 day 22 hours ago | Comment Now 
Nearly 19 million more potential victims of data theft.
 
NSA chief says spyware program is 'lawful' 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
Won't comment on specifics.
 
US creates new cyber security agency 
Feb 11, 2015 | Comment Now 
Will provide data on breaches to govt departments.
 
Businesses turn to electronic guerrilla warfare to fend off hackers 
By Jeremy Wagstaff | Feb 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
New approach assumes networks have already been breached.
 
Adobe tackles Flash zero-days with mega patch 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 6, 2015 | Comment Now 
Eighteen vulnerabilities addressed.
 
Extortionists upgrade Reveton ransomware 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 6, 2015 | Comment Now 
New payment method introduced.
 
Tax office hires infosec chief 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 5, 2015 | Comment Now 
DPS infrastructure boss switches agencies.
 
Target US hires new CIO  
By Allie Coyne | Feb 4, 2015 | Comment Now 
DeRhodes to retire after one year's service.
 
Providing CERTainty 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 3, 2015 | Comment Now 
[Blog post] AusCERT boss walks tightrope.
 
BMW patches in-car software security flaw 
Feb 3, 2015 | Comment Now 
Up to 2.2 million cars affected.
 
Google pays up front for bug hunting 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 2, 2015 | Comment Now 
Introduces vulnerability research grants.
 
Tech vendors hit back at new Chinese trade rules 
Jan 30, 2015 | Comment Now 
Business lobby groups urge Beijing to postpone new policy.
 
Telstra refuses to disclose cost of data retention 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 29, 2015 | Comment Now 
Warns of hacker's paradise.
 
Pilgrim pushes for data retention breach notices 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
Telcos have bad data security track record, Privacy Commissioner says.
 
Adobe issues fresh patches for Flash Player 
By Juha Saarinen | Jan 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Latest zero-day under investigation.
 
Oracle releases 169-fix critical patch update 
By Ashley Carman | Jan 22, 2015 | Comment Now 
"Flabbergasting" flaw fixed in E-Business Suite.
 
Social media is the weakest link in enterprise security 
By Alastair MacGibbon | Jan 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
[Opinion] Are web giants doing enough to protect your reputation online?
 
Insider threat, cloud make OAIC's privacy checklist 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
New guide for handling personal data released.
 
UK man arrested over PlayStation, Xbox attacks 
Jan 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Alleged Lizard Squad member taken in.
 
CommBank resurrects CISO role 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 15, 2015 | Comment Now 
[Updated] Cyber security chief gains new title.
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Your bank
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A technology company (Google, Facebook et al)
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Your telco, ISP or utility
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A retailer (Coles, Woolworths et al)
  4%
 
A Federal Government agency (ATO, Centrelink etc)
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