Tag: infosec

International police bring down Beebone botnet 
 
Tassie agencies refuse to adopt ASD infosec protections 
By Paris Cowan | Mar 30, 2015 | Comment Now 
Hit back at Auditor-General's criticisms.
 
Brandis reveals data retention will cost telcos $4 per user 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 25, 2015 | Comment Now 
Details estimated cost for ongoing operation of scheme.
 
Infosec firms go public as data breaches grow 
Mar 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Cyber IPO pipeline gets bigger.
 
Target US agrees to pay $13m to settle data breach lawsuit 
Mar 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Fallout from theft of customer details.
 
Govt's new ACORN system to be revamped 
By John Hilvert | Mar 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Lacklustre response triggers overhaul just months after launch.
 
SAP denies building backdoors for NSA 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
Says it doesn't customise for specific clients.
 
Mass interception of email lawful, UK parliamentary committee finds 
By Michael Holden | Mar 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
Thousands of emails a day captured, but only a few are read.
 
Infosec industry splits into political lines in the hunt for spies 
Mar 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
To stop all hackers or only those not on home soil?
 
CIA restructures to focus on cyber ops 
Mar 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
Mass overhaul to provide new direction.
 
Pentagon to hire 3000 hackers 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
Seeks to fully staff US Cyber Command.
 
Westpac CISO urges united front on cyber security intel 
By Ry Crozier | Mar 6, 2015 | Comment Now 
Collaboration agenda encouraged in federal review.
 
Russia to update national IT security stategy 
By Eugene Gerden | Mar 4, 2015 | Comment Now 
Reacts to current tension.
 
Anthem hack fallout expands to non-customers 
Feb 25, 2015 | Comment Now 
Nearly 19 million more potential victims of data theft.
 
NSA chief says spyware program is 'lawful' 
Feb 24, 2015 | 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.
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