Security

Judge narrows Tesla lawsuit against former employee

Judge narrows Tesla lawsuit against former employee

Accused of hacking computers and leaking proprietary data.
Sep 20 2020 8:52AM
Trump to shut off TikTok, WeChat to new US users

Trump to shut off TikTok, WeChat to new US users

Over concerns they pose a national security threat.
Sep 20 2020 8:52AM
CSIRO IT contractor spared jail for mining Monero on supercomputer

CSIRO IT contractor spared jail for mining Monero on supercomputer

Intensive correction order imposed for 15 months.
Sep 18 2020 1:15PM
Maze ransomware criminals go virtual to evade detection

Maze ransomware criminals go virtual to evade detection

Close to 2 gigabyte virtual disk image hides payload.
Sep 18 2020 8:30AM
China-backed telecom firm says won't spy on Philippines

China-backed telecom firm says won't spy on Philippines

Installs communications equipment at military camps.
Sep 18 2020 6:40AM
NSW Police tests technical assistance request on 'overseas provider'

NSW Police tests technical assistance request on 'overseas provider'

Australian laws void disclosure to account holder.
Sep 18 2020 6:35AM
US charges seven over wide-ranging hacks

US charges seven over wide-ranging hacks

Covers APT41, Barium, Winnti, Wicked Panda, and Wicked Spider threats.
Sep 17 2020 11:18AM
Govt elevates consent in proposed public data sharing laws

Govt elevates consent in proposed public data sharing laws

Policy position altered after further consultation.
Sep 17 2020 6:47AM
Researcher finds Tony Abbott's passport number in ticketing engine code

Researcher finds Tony Abbott's passport number in ticketing engine code

Amadeus takes five months to fix info leak.
Sep 16 2020 4:27PM
Legacy protocols used to bypass Microsoft 365 MFA

Legacy protocols used to bypass Microsoft 365 MFA

Legacy protocols, out of band channel hijacking and real-time phishing.
Sep 16 2020 3:34PM
NAB blocked 41,000 data theft attempts in a three-month period

NAB blocked 41,000 data theft attempts in a three-month period

Sees hundreds of millions of 'threats' a quarter.
Sep 15 2020 4:56PM
Telstra to block Services Australia SMS phishing scams

Telstra to block Services Australia SMS phishing scams

Launches pilot program.
Sep 15 2020 3:34PM
'Zerologon' Windows domain admin bypass exploit released

'Zerologon' Windows domain admin bypass exploit released

Vulnerability patched last month far worse than thought.
Sep 15 2020 11:49AM
Slack patching means easy pickings for Chinese govt hackers

Slack patching means easy pickings for Chinese govt hackers

F5 Big-IP, Citrix, Pulse VPN and Microsoft Exchange servers routinely exploited.
Sep 15 2020 10:56AM
Govt systems to be classed critical infrastructure under cyber reforms

Govt systems to be classed critical infrastructure under cyber reforms

Home Affairs boss reveals.
Sep 14 2020 6:59AM
US adversaries step up hacking campaigns ahead of elections

US adversaries step up hacking campaigns ahead of elections

Users and organisations urged to enable MFA to thwart attacks.
Sep 11 2020 12:15PM
Millions of devices vulnerable to BLURtooth info leak bug

Millions of devices vulnerable to BLURtooth info leak bug

Industry Bluetooth Special Interest Group suggests mitigations.
Sep 11 2020 11:46AM
Palo Alto Networks warns of critical remote code execution bug

Palo Alto Networks warns of critical remote code execution bug

Patch or be pwned.
Sep 11 2020 10:24AM
Thai hospitals and companies hit by ransomware attacks

Thai hospitals and companies hit by ransomware attacks

Hackers demand payment to restore information.
Sep 11 2020 6:49AM
Patch Wednesday fixes 'worst-case scenario' Exchange bug

Patch Wednesday fixes 'worst-case scenario' Exchange bug

Another large set of security updates this month.
Sep 9 2020 11:13AM

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