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WEEKLY SECURITY WRAP

Tuesday May 7, 2019

  Latest News  

Australia’s cyber tsar MacGibbon resigns

By Justin Hendry, Julian Bajkowski

Will return to the private sector.

Unsecure git repo clones behind data-wiping ransom attacks

By Juha Saarinen

Users asked to secure their repos.

GoGet 'hacker' sentenced, spared jail time

By Justin Hendry

Community service sentence imposed.

Massive data breach costs valuer LandMark White $7m

By Julian Bajkowski

Shares to resume trading amid forecast losses.

LandMark White shares crater after post-breach return

By Julian Bajkowski

Open on 52 week low.

50,000 companies exposed to hacks of 'business critical' SAP systems: researchers

By Jack Stubbs

Researchers find new ways to exploit vulnerabilities of systems not properly protected.

Puma pulls down malware-infested Australian webstore

By Juha Saarinen

Stays mum on hack.

Accused operators of illicit 'darknet' market arrested in Germany, Brazil

By Staff Writer

Accused of running one of the world's largest dark sites.

Wipro hackers targeted gift card and rewards programs

By Juha Saarinen

Threat actors active for years.

Tightened vulnerability remediation deadlines for US govt agencies

By Juha Saarinen

Critical vulnerabilities must be fixed within 15 days after detection.

US cyber spies unmasked many more American identities in 2018

By Mark Hosenball

17,000 citizens or residents in contact with foreign intelligence targets.

Assange sentenced to 50 weeks prison for skipping bail

By Staff Writers

United States extradition case to be heard next week.

Google set to launch privacy tools to limit online tracking

By Staff Writer

Dashboard-like function in Chrome to offer users more control.

UK's May fires defence secretary over Huawei leak

By David Milliken and Elizabeth Piper

Latest ally ousted after National Security Council unauthorised disclosure.

UK PM May under fire after Huawei leak sacking

By William James

Own party questioning her judgment as opponents demand police be called in.

Vodafone found security flaws in Huawei equipment in 2011, 2012

By Staff Writer

In equipment supplied to Italian business.

Facebook overhauls messaging as it pivots to privacy

By Katie Paul

Tries to move past a stream of scandals while tapping new revenue sources.

Facebook deletes more accounts linked to Russia

By Staff Writer

Used to spread misleading information on the social network and Instagram.

Facebook 'labels' posts by hand, raising privacy questions

By Munsif Vengattil and Paresh Dave

Team of as many as 260 contract workers in Hyderabad, India plough through content.

  Most Read  

ANZ's boss hits pause button on massive agile expansion

Qantas to push mainframe, midrange workloads to cloud

Azure outage turned off Australia for breakfast

ATO extends DXC deal for $530m

Botched CRM upgrade leaves MYOB customers stranded

 
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