+ RBA reveals adversaries tried to exploit rare outage; The government websites that still aren't 'secure'; Millions of Australians' sensitive medical images, data left openly accessible; and much more

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WEEKLY SECURITY WRAP

Tuesday October 1, 2019

  Latest News  

Victorian hospitals go offline after ransomware attack

By Justin Hendry

"No suggestion" personal data has been accessed.

RBA reveals adversaries tried to exploit rare outage

By Julian Bajkowski

Came sniffing in seconds.

The government websites that still aren't 'secure'

By Justin Hendry

HTTP connections still in use.

Millions of Australians' sensitive medical images, data left openly accessible

By Juha Saarinen

No code or tools needed.

Scads of Aussie Exim mail servers need patching again

By Juha Saarinen

"Simple coding error" opens up Exim for remote code execution.

Fraudsters targeting NSW govt IT suppliers

By Justin Hendry

Using fake quotes, purchase orders.

Cisco upgrades ancient bug from 'High' to 'Critical' status

By Simon Sharwood

New attacks found against security appliance bug revealed in March 2018.

ATO set to launch myGovID on Android devices

By Justin Hendry

Coming next month.

Data from Nokia's interception kit for Russian telcos exposed

By Juha Saarinen

Large data leak exposed communications infrastructure.

Cash counterfeiting now an online affair: Reserve Bank of Australia

By Julian Bajkowski

Funny money distributed through dark e-commerce.

Hackers tried to steal Airbus secrets via contractors

By Staff Writer

Cyber attacks reportedly mounted using supplier's systems.

Chinese hackers who pursued Uighurs also targeted Tibetans: researchers

By Joseph Menn

Also used a previously unknown iPhone security flaw.

Malindo Air says data leak caused by ex-staffers at contractor firm

By Liz Lee

46 million passengers affected.

Patch out for exploited Internet Explorer zero-day

By Juha Saarinen

Windows Defender gets out of band update too.

Facebook suspends tens of thousands of apps in response to Cambridge Analytica scandal

By Staff Writer

As part of ongoing app developer investigation.

US lawmakers propose $1bn fund to replace Huawei equipment

By David Shepardson

Bankrolls secure equipment from small, rural wireless providers.

Iran oil industry must be alert to physical, cyber threats: minister

By Staff Writer

Fears of new Stuxnet amid heightened tensions.

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Qantas CIO aims LiDAR at improved passenger flows in airports

 
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