+ NBN leaches security talent to cashed-up banks; AWS CTO Vogels buckets unsafe container claims; My Health Record data breaches fall; Hunt for ASD historian; and much more

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WEEKLY SECURITY WRAP

Wednesday November 6, 2019

  Latest News  

NAB overhauls security systems

By Ry Crozier

Part of wider project to automatically triage security alerts.

NBN Co loses security talent to cashed-up banks

By Ry Crozier

Looks to rebuild, with some changes.

AWS CTO Vogels says data security decisions down to customers

By Jack Stubbs

After accusations by US lawmakers the web giant has not done enough to secure its servers.

My Health Record data breaches fall

By Justin Hendry

But complaints skyrocket with opt-out switch.

ANU seeks another ASD historian… on Twitter

By Matt Johnston

Australian citizens only need apply.

Researchers spot BlueKeep worm hitting honeypots

By Juha Saarinen

Yet to hit Australia.

North Korean Hidden Cobra hackers drop Hoplight Trojan

By Juha Saarinen

Pyongyang malware spreaders behind WannaCry strike again.

Facebook will widen access to encryption feature, test safety measures

By Joseph Menn

Moves ahead with controversial security plan regulators and government warn aids criminals.

Australia yet to have "national cyber resilience": former ASIO, ASIS boss

By Justin Hendry

Understanding and defence against cyber incidents still lacking.

NAB reveals how it secured APRA's cloud blessing

By Ry Crozier

Tool that auto checks code also handles bulk regulatory approval.

Facebook sues Israel's NSO Group over alleged WhatsApp hack

By Raphael Satter and Elizabeth Culliford

Alleging it hacked WhatsApp users earlier this year.

German minister casts doubt on Huawei participation in 5G build-out

By Staff Writer

Wants to add test of trustworthiness to 5G security catalogue.

No Israeli govt involvement in alleged NSO-WhatsApp hack - minister

By Staff Writer

Official denial.

WhatsApp hacked to spy on top govt officials at US allies - sources

By Christopher Bing and Raphael Satter

Journalists, human rights activists also targeted.

Nuclear Power Corp of India says detected malware in its systems

By Staff Writer

Identified last month but says its plants were unaffected.

Facebook pulls large Russian disinformation campaigns aimed at Africa

By Juha Saarinen

Connected to IRA's Prigozhin.

Two plead guilty in conspiracy involving Uber, LinkedIn, others

By Staff Writers

Using information stolen from AWS.

Facebook agrees to pay UK fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal

By Staff Writer

Mere £500,000 pound penalty for breaches of data protection law.

  Most Read  

Australia to 'fast-track' permanent residency for highly-skilled tech migrants

NBN Co runs into trouble on cheap gigabit plans

Westpac to build new pure play digital bank

Home Affairs takes $80m hit on visa platform outsourcing

Optus adds 138K homes to 5G fixed wireless footprint

 
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