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WEEKLY SECURITY WRAP

Tuesday October 8, 2019

  Latest News  

ANU hackers built 'shadow ecosystem' to stay hidden for six weeks

By Ry Crozier

Identity and amount of data exfiltrated still unknown.

IT contractor arrested, Sydney DC raided over sabotage, data breaches

By Julian Bajkowski

Multiple swoops by Riot Squad, State Crime Command detectives.

Australia, US negotiate CLOUD Act data swap pact

By Justin Hendry

Providers in either country to be subject to requests.

Qld govt cyber defences fail ethical hack test

By Justin Hendry

Sensitive information accessed with relative ease.

LandMark White sabotage suspect refused bail

By Justin Hendry

After being charged on a string of offences.

TAFE NSW appoints first-ever security chief

By Justin Hendry

Moves to secure data holdings.

Exploited Android 0day linked to notorious spyware vendor

By Juha Saarinen

Many popular devices vulnerable.

Peak migration bodies warn $1b visa platform outsourcing a disaster in waiting

By Julian Bajkowski

Say costs, risks to national interest not thought through.

FBI director warns Facebook could become platform of 'child pornographers'

By Raphael Satter and Sarah N. Lynch

Encrypting messaging would turn the platform into a "dream come true for predators".

Net neutrality rules could return at state level under mixed US court decision

By David Shepardson

Repeal of Obama-era net neutrality protections upheld.

Trump re-election campaign targeted by Iran-linked hackers -sources

By Christopher Bing and Raphael Satter

Also targeted US government officials, journalists and prominent Iranians.

Google offers incognito mode for Maps in privacy push

By Staff Writer

Also for YouTube and Voice Assistant services, options include automatic data deletion.

  Most Read  

In and around the $1.5b Salesforce Tower development

Salesforce slaps its name on Sydney's tallest office tower

IT contractor arrested, Sydney DC raided over sabotage, data breaches

NAB cloud chief Misnik quits

Atlassian is hiking prices on almost everything this week

 
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