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WEEKLY SECURITY WRAP

Tuesday December 18, 2018

  Latest News  

ASD chief insists new encryption laws won't see Aussie tech shunned like Huawei

By Ry Crozier

"The comparison is absurd".

Microsoft patches exploited new Windows zero-day

By Juha Saarinen

In-the-wild vulnerability rated important, not critical.

eBay Classifieds Group reboots 80K cores to patch Meltdown-Spectre

By Ry Crozier

Gumtree Australia's owner describes mitigation on its private cloud.

Global credit agency Fitch rates Australia’s encryption laws a negative

By Julian Bajkowski

Financial risk clouds darken.

Encryption busting laws face new probe

By Justin Hendry

Final amendments fall under the microscope.

Govts agree to coordinate national cyber incident response

By Ry Crozier

Details of arrangement forged at COAG meeting released.

Czech cyber watchdog calls Huawei, ZTE products a security threat

By Staff Writer

Concerns spread east.

Twitter tumbles on concerns about hacking activity

By Jim Finkle

Shares fall almost 7 percent.

Hackers used Twitter 'malmeme' pics to control Trojan

By Juha Saarinen

Images contained embedded command.

Irish regulator investigates Facebook over private photo glitch

By Arjun Panchadar and Angela Moon

May have exposed private photos of up to 6.8 million users.

Russian lawmakers seek tighter internet control to counter "aggressive" US

By Staff Writer

Reduce flows of Russian internet traffic via foreign networks.

Chinese hackers targeting US Navy contractors with multiple breaches - WSJ

By Staff Writer

Raft of information, including missile plans.

Bomb hoax extortion emails spread down under

By Juha Saarinen

Bitcoin bust creates threat boom.

Huawei US$2 billion security pledge followed walkout by GCHQ - sources

By Jack Stubbs

Perceived failure to fix security holes in its products.

Shamoon variant lead suspect in hack on oil firm Saipem

By Stephen Jewkes and Jim Finkle

Hack on Italian oil services firm Saipem crippled more than 300 computers.

Super Micro says review found no malicious chips in motherboards

By Joseph Menn

External investigations.

  Most Read  

NBN Co reveals FTTN premises that never hit 25Mbps peak speeds

NBN Co reveals 58 percent of HFC network still unserviceable

Microsoft patches exploited new Windows zero-day

NBN Co technicians missed 430 appointments a day

Which IT giants paid no Aussie tax last year?

 
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