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FluBot season arrives in Australia

FluBot season arrives in Australia

Smish-ware infection spreads from Europe.
Aug 12 2021 5:29PM
Toll Group justifies ASD engagement times following ransomware attacks

Toll Group justifies ASD engagement times following ransomware attacks

Says it was preoccupied with the incident response.
Aug 2 2021 6:41PM
Any Android security app is better than Google Play Protect

Any Android security app is better than Google Play Protect

Independent testing slates Google's security app.
Jul 29 2021 11:15AM
Remote access scammers take $7.2m from Aussies

Remote access scammers take $7.2m from Aussies

In the first half of 2021.
Jul 12 2021 4:09PM
Mac users urged to update OS to fix 'massively bad' bug

Mac users urged to update OS to fix 'massively bad' bug

Could enable malware to bypass in-built protections.
Apr 27 2021 6:48AM
Carbanak hacking group sysadmin sentenced to 10 years in prison

Carbanak hacking group sysadmin sentenced to 10 years in prison

Other alleged members await trial or sentencing.
Apr 17 2021 9:34AM
Chinese hackers used Facebook to target Uighurs abroad, company says

Chinese hackers used Facebook to target Uighurs abroad, company says

Including those living in Australia.
Mar 25 2021 6:33AM
US authorities charge alleged Netwalker ransomware affiliate

US authorities charge alleged Netwalker ransomware affiliate

Claimed to have raked in A$36 million.
Jan 28 2021 11:13AM
Police take over global Emotet infrastructure

Police take over global Emotet infrastructure

Arrests made and servers seized.
Jan 28 2021 6:51AM
Ransomware gang Ryuk thought to have pulled in US$150 million

Ransomware gang Ryuk thought to have pulled in US$150 million

Digital wallets bursting with ransom payments.
Jan 11 2021 9:45AM
FireEye, GoDaddy and Microsoft flick SolarWinds SUNBURST 'killswitch'

FireEye, GoDaddy and Microsoft flick SolarWinds SUNBURST 'killswitch'

Actor likely to remain in infected networks, however.
Dec 17 2020 12:25PM
Law firm Seyfarth Shaw discloses 'aggressive malware' infection

Law firm Seyfarth Shaw discloses 'aggressive malware' infection

Says 'many' of its systems are encrypted.
Oct 13 2020 5:55AM
Tesla's Nevada factory was target of 'serious' cyber attack

Tesla's Nevada factory was target of 'serious' cyber attack

Elon Musk confirms report.
Aug 29 2020 11:20AM
Toll Group unveils year-long 'accelerated' cyber resilience program

Toll Group unveils year-long 'accelerated' cyber resilience program

Run by a rebuilt security team split between Australia and India.
Jul 30 2020 6:55AM
Mystery actor disrupts Emotet malware distribution botnet

Mystery actor disrupts Emotet malware distribution botnet

Malware payloads replaced with animated GIFs.
Jul 25 2020 11:36AM
Intel to add anti-malware tech to processors

Intel to add anti-malware tech to processors

NOP to ROP, JOP and COP with CET.
Jun 16 2020 12:25PM
Phishers quick to exploit remote working apps in COVID-19 lockdown

Phishers quick to exploit remote working apps in COVID-19 lockdown

Microsoft Teams and Zoom users targeted.
Mar 31 2020 7:14AM
Google sees large drop in state-sponsored attacks on users

Google sees large drop in state-sponsored attacks on users

Sent out almost 40,000 warnings last year.
Mar 27 2020 12:09PM
Microsoft leaks critical, remotely exploitable Windows bug

Microsoft leaks critical, remotely exploitable Windows bug

Raises spectre of new WannaCry style worm.
Mar 11 2020 12:32PM
Travelex restoring electronic services after ransomware attack

Travelex restoring electronic services after ransomware attack

Some internal and order processing systems back online.
Jan 14 2020 9:42AM

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