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Australian cyber security consultancy reportedly helped unlock San Bernardino iPhone

Australian cyber security consultancy reportedly helped unlock San Bernardino iPhone

Washington Post investigation details long-held secret.
Apr 15 2021 7:13AM
NAME:WRECK vulnerabilities could impact 100 million servers, IoT devices

NAME:WRECK vulnerabilities could impact 100 million servers, IoT devices

Patches and mitigations available.
Apr 13 2021 2:52PM
Facebook says data on 530 million users 'scraped' before September 2019

Facebook says data on 530 million users 'scraped' before September 2019

Stemmed from misuse of a feature.
Apr 7 2021 12:25PM
Six former eBay staff charged with cyberstalking

Six former eBay staff charged with cyberstalking

Campaign waged against critical blog.
Jun 16 2020 6:48AM
Amazon to block police use of facial recognition for a year

Amazon to block police use of facial recognition for a year

While new laws are brokered.
Jun 11 2020 8:08AM
Apple patches iOS to address unc0ver jailbreak

Apple patches iOS to address unc0ver jailbreak

Which exploited zero-day in Darwin XNU kernel.
Jun 2 2020 6:27AM
Cisco servers compromised using SaltStack flaws

Cisco servers compromised using SaltStack flaws

Impacted six servers associated with older versions of a network simulation tool.
May 29 2020 6:03AM
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

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