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RMIT to set up 'business-driven' cyber security research centre

RMIT to set up 'business-driven' cyber security research centre

To be led by Deakin cyber security academic.
Mar 3 2020 1:22PM
Edith Cowan University builds $3m SOC

Edith Cowan University builds $3m SOC

To train students in cyber security.
Jan 29 2020 2:04PM
Wyze accidentally exposes internal analytics database

Wyze accidentally exposes internal analytics database

Finds no evidence it was accessed by anyone.
Dec 30 2019 9:55AM
Maastricht University pulls all IT offline after ransomware attack

Maastricht University pulls all IT offline after ransomware attack

Incident under internal and police investigation.
Dec 28 2019 12:49AM
Citrix vulnerability could expose 3500 Aussie companies

Citrix vulnerability could expose 3500 Aussie companies

Vendor urges admins to mitigate "immediately".
Dec 24 2019 12:11PM
Twitter discloses Android app flaw that could allow account takeovers

Twitter discloses Android app flaw that could allow account takeovers

Urges users to update.
Dec 21 2019 10:17AM
Police arrest 281 worldwide in BEC scam crackdown

Police arrest 281 worldwide in BEC scam crackdown

Conspirators 'stole more than 250,000 identities'.
Sep 11 2019 9:30AM
Cloudflare cuts 8chan off from DDoS protection

Cloudflare cuts 8chan off from DDoS protection

Though notes it won’t address the root problem.
Aug 5 2019 12:19PM
Wolters Kluwer takes down cloud services after malware infection

Wolters Kluwer takes down cloud services after malware infection

Impacts Australian users of CCH software.
May 8 2019 12:57PM
Microsoft opens more security features to O365 E3 users

Microsoft opens more security features to O365 E3 users

Through two new subscription offers.
Jan 3 2019 12:15PM
Nova Entertainment suffers data breach

Nova Entertainment suffers data breach

Listener data held on system no longer in regular use.
Dec 29 2018 12:15AM
Encryption committee caught in crossfire as debate flares

Encryption committee caught in crossfire as debate flares

Don’t buckle to govt pressure, says industry.
Nov 23 2018 7:10AM
Australia's data breach numbers steady at 245 in three months

Australia's data breach numbers steady at 245 in three months

Better staff training needed.
Oct 30 2018 10:26AM
Tesco Bank fined $29.5m over 2016 cyber attack

Tesco Bank fined $29.5m over 2016 cyber attack

Did not heed warning until after attack began.
Oct 2 2018 12:21PM
ABBYY 'temporary data breach' exposed 200,000 scanned docs

ABBYY 'temporary data breach' exposed 200,000 scanned docs

Database left open to internet.
Aug 28 2018 2:40PM
Aussie corporate and government websites with poor HTTPS redirects outed

Aussie corporate and government websites with poor HTTPS redirects outed

Coincides with release of Chrome 68.
Jul 25 2018 2:08AM
BMW's in-car systems found to contain 14 flaws

BMW's in-car systems found to contain 14 flaws

Can be remotely exploited under certain conditions.
May 23 2018 12:39AM
Qld residents lose $100,000s to online lottery scam

Qld residents lose $100,000s to online lottery scam

Sent 'realistic' Facebook-branded credit card.
May 3 2018 8:42PM
Vic govt to spend $17.6m on cyber security strategy

Vic govt to spend $17.6m on cyber security strategy

After appointing whole-of-govt CISO last year.
May 1 2018 3:28PM
AMD, Microsoft patch 'variant two' Spectre chip flaw

AMD, Microsoft patch 'variant two' Spectre chip flaw

Covers processors dating back to 2011.
Apr 11 2018 6:23AM

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