+ Departmental shake-ups a cyber risk declares ACSC; Cloudflare cuts 8chan off from DDoS protection; Data breach cheat sheet; and much more

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WEEKLY SECURITY WRAP

Tuesday August 6, 2019

  Latest News  

CBA's new app will soon drill government biometric holdings

By Julian Bajkowski

Digital identity use by banks could be just a year away.

Departmental shake-ups a cyber risk declares ACSC

By Julian Bajkowski

MoG changes a "significant opportunity for adversaries".

Cloudflare cuts 8chan off from DDoS protection

By Staff Writer

Though notes it won’t address the root problem.

Explainer: What do you do after a data breach?

By Jack Stubbs, Christopher Bing

Assessing the severity of a breach.

Victoria unveils new cyber incident management plan

By Matt Johnston

Details public sector response to incidents.

North Korea took US$2bn in cyberattacks to fund weapons program: UN report

By Michelle Nichols

"Widespread and increasingly sophisticated" cyberattacks steal from banks and cryptocurrency exchanges.

Critics question 'Five Eyes' push to expand spies' telecoms access

By Mark Hosenball

Encryption row escalates.

Apple, Google pause reviewing audio recordings from voice assistants

By Staff Writer

After privacy concerns revealed.

Capital One shares drop on questions over hack

By David Henry and Supantha Mukherjee

Investors worried about customer data after 106 million people compromised.

Google blocks websites certified by DarkMatter

By Joel Schectman and Christopher Bing

Tied to a state hacking operation.

Facebook says it dismantles covert influence campaign tied to Saudi government

By Jack Stubbs

Network of fake accounts and pages on Facebook to attack regional rivals.

Huawei outsells smartphone rivals in China, tightens market grip amid US spat

By Sijia Jiang

Shipments and market share rising as Chinese customers back embattled firm.

Networking vulnerabilities leave 200m devices open to worm attacks

By Juha Saarinen

Popular VxWorks RTOS can be taken over remotely.

Cisco whistleblower gets first False Claims payout over cyber security

By Joseph Menn

Over claims video surveillance software sold despite known vulnerabilities.

Israeli army in no rush to go fully robotic

By Dan Williams

Still 30 years from robot ground troops.

  Most Read  

Telstra calls in police after 26 exchanges broken into

Former AWS software engineer arrested over massive Capital One data leak

Optus reveals the extra "millions" spent a month serving 12Mbps NBN users

NBN Co floats making 100/40Mbps plans business-only

NBN Co offers to help internet providers buy more of its bandwidth

 
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