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WEEKLY SECURITY WRAP

Tuesday November 12, 2019

  Latest News  

NSW govt's first bug bounty program driven by digital licensing push

By Justin Hendry

Expansion sparks up as Dominello channels Marie Kondo.

ACSC warns on BlueKeep after cryptojacking exploit detected

By Justin Hendry

And downgrades Emotet malware alert.

Two charged over $500,000 BEC scam

By Justin Hendry

Businesses and a Sydney-based university caught up.

Move over Microsoft: PayPal's the new phishers' phave

By Juha Saarinen

Financial services most targeted sector for email compromise attacks.

NAB security team chases down investment scam sites

By Simon Sharwood

Mike Baird applauds as Andrew Forrest takes Facebook to task in searing letter.

ANU to run 'cyber bootcamp' for ASEAN officials

By Matt Johnston

Funded by DFAT.

Trend Micro employee sold user data to tech support scammers

By Juha Saarinen

Security company suffers another embarrassing security lapse.

Twitter takes steps to keep UK election 'healthy and safe'

By Staff Writer

Says it will make it easier to report misleading information about the voting process.

Privacy fears over proposed Medicare data matching scheme

By Justin Hendry

Laws don't go far enough.

Bond stayed for ex-Twitter employee accused of spying for Saudi Arabia

By Eric M. Johnson

After US prosecutors appealed the decision.

Facebook bars content claiming to name Trump impeachment whistleblower

By Staff Writer

After Breitbart News article said it identified anonymous source.

Ex-Twitter staffers charged with spying for Saudi Arabia

By Juha Saarinen

Accessed personal information in over 6000 accounts.

California investigating Facebook, demands subpoenaed documents

By Diane Bartz and David Shepardson

Court demands response to subpoena over user data disclosures to Cambridge Analytica.

  Most Read  

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

Coles taps off Visa debit in transaction network tussle

NAB junk software bill balloons to $500m in cloud app exodus

Westpac ATM sale spurs other banks to junk machines

NBN Co runs into trouble on cheap gigabit plans

 
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