+ NSW govt considers making data breach reporting mandatory; Has Aust. online payments fraud growth plateaued?; Chinese APTs suspected of moonlighting for profit; and much more

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WEEKLY SECURITY WRAP

Tuesday August 13, 2019

  Latest News  

ASD upgrades BlueKeep Win. RDP warning, 50K Aust. devices at risk

By Julian Bajkowski

“Aware of malicious activity that indicates potential widespread abuse”.

NSW govt considers making data breach reporting mandatory

By Justin Hendry

Reviews existing voluntary scheme.

Has growth in Australian online payments fraud finally plateaued?

By Julian Bajkowski

Possibly. And it could be because of smartphones.

Chinese government hackers suspected of moonlighting for profit

By Joseph Menn, Jack Stubbs and Christopher Bing

Also conducting financially-motivated side operations.

Microsoft changes tack, patches RDP bug after Hyper-V found vulnerable

By Juha Saarinen

Flaw now meets Redmond's bar for servicing.

NAB wants Android handsets to replace card payment terminals

By Julian Bajkowski

Partners with Quest to accept NFC -to-phone transactions.

Apple offers record 'bounty' to researchers who find iPhone security flaws

By Joseph Menn

Up to $1 million to detect flaws amid concern about governments breaking into the mobile devices of dissidents, journalists and human rights advocates.

ASPI’s Hanson claims DTA misled on digital ID concerns

By Justin Hendry

Agency said to have said one thing, done another.

High-security locks for government, ATMs hacked by researcher

By Joseph Menn

Electronic locks cracked by monitoring their power at Def Con.

Broadcom to buy Symantec's enterprise security business for US$10.7 bn

By Staff Writer

Chipmaker makes swoops on struggling antivirus juggernaut.

Major vendors' business printers remotely abusable

By Juha Saarinen

Updates issued to fix slew of flaws.

Facebook loses facial recognition appeal, must face privacy class action

By Jonathan Stempel

Lawsuit claims it illegally collected and stored biometric data on millions without consent.

Twitter says it may have used user data for ads without permission

By Staff Writer

Doesn't know who's affected.

Five charged over cryptocurrency investment scam

By Justin Hendry

Qld Police dismantle Gold Coast-based fraud ring.

Automakers warm up to friendly hackers at cyber security conference

By Tina Bellon

Car hacking village takes off at DEF CON.

Stopping America's next hate-crime killers on social media is no easy task

By Sarah N. Lynch and Mark Hosenball

Constitutional right of free speech means police cannot arrest someone simply on the basis of extremist rants online.

Kazakhstan halts introduction of internet surveillance system

By Staff Writer

Government describes initial rollout as a test.

  Most Read  

Major Australian tech recruiter forced into administration

Salesforce lands Pip Marlow after Suncorp exit

JB Hi-Fi reveals Bunnings-style online sales engine overhaul

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

Suncorp CEO bemoans frozen Oracle core replacement "hostage" scenario

 
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