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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
Apple fixes Telugu bug that crashed devices

Apple fixes Telugu bug that crashed devices

Couldn’t handle specific Unicode-based characters.
Feb 20 2018 11:29AM
US Homeland Security sheds light on data breach

US Homeland Security sheds light on data breach

Follows leaked documents late last year.
Jan 4 2018 12:49PM
Govt, industry invest $140m for cybersecurity CRC

Govt, industry invest $140m for cybersecurity CRC

Enterprise-focused, industry-led.
Sep 22 2017 5:27PM
G20 leaders fret over 'malicious' bank attacks

G20 leaders fret over 'malicious' bank attacks

Await October report.
Jul 10 2017 11:59AM
Softbank puts another $132m into Cybereason

Softbank puts another $132m into Cybereason

AI-powered security start-up’s value surges over $1bn.
Jun 21 2017 3:27PM
Dropbox hack affected 68 million accounts

Dropbox hack affected 68 million accounts

Password change advised.
Sep 1 2016 6:21AM
AVG 'safe browsing' plug-in risked Chrome users' security

AVG 'safe browsing' plug-in risked Chrome users' security

Patch issued for up to nine million users.
Dec 31 2015 6:36AM

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