Security

ACT Education blocks student Gmail access after spam email storm

ACT Education blocks student Gmail access after spam email storm

Education directorate confirms "incident".
Aug 14 2020 5:05PM
Windows Defender update takes out Citrix

Windows Defender update takes out Citrix

Definition 1.321.1319.0 quarantines Broker Service.
Aug 14 2020 6:57AM
NSA, FBI expose Russian intelligence hacking tool

NSA, FBI expose Russian intelligence hacking tool

'Drovorub' used to break into Linux systems.
Aug 14 2020 6:52AM
Avast nudges up full-year outlook after work-from-home boost

Avast nudges up full-year outlook after work-from-home boost

Adds 640,000 paying customers.
Aug 13 2020 10:55AM
NSW Police body-cam discretion to stay

NSW Police body-cam discretion to stay

Review finds no changes to legislation needed.
Aug 13 2020 6:59AM
Govt casts wide net over industry for cyber threat oversight, intervention

Govt casts wide net over industry for cyber threat oversight, intervention

But won’t hold itself to same rules.
Aug 12 2020 1:46PM
Two exploited zero-days fixed in Patch Wednesday

Two exploited zero-days fixed in Patch Wednesday

120 bugs squashed in total.
Aug 12 2020 12:42PM
NSW govt agencies to face cyber security inquiry

NSW govt agencies to face cyber security inquiry

Probe launched after spate of incidents.
Aug 12 2020 6:28AM
Barclays faces privacy probe over staff spying accusations

Barclays faces privacy probe over staff spying accusations

Sapience software use under the microscope.
Aug 10 2020 1:06PM
China targeting US election infrastructure with cyberattacks

China targeting US election infrastructure with cyberattacks

White House national security adviser alleges.
Aug 10 2020 6:42AM
US officials now worry about election logistics more than hacking

US officials now worry about election logistics more than hacking

Misinformation, poll worker shortages and US postal service slowdowns.
Aug 10 2020 6:42AM
Trump issues orders for US ban on WeChat, TikTok

Trump issues orders for US ban on WeChat, TikTok

Ban comes into effect in 45 days.
Aug 7 2020 1:17PM
Australian universities investigate online exam tool data breach

Australian universities investigate online exam tool data breach

After details of 444,000 users allegedly stolen.
Aug 6 2020 4:18PM
AFP used anti-encryption laws three times in 2019-20

AFP used anti-encryption laws three times in 2019-20

But all were cooperative requests.
Aug 6 2020 3:50PM
Govt finally unveils Australia's new cyber security strategy

Govt finally unveils Australia's new cyber security strategy

Places focus on critical infrastructure.
Aug 6 2020 1:22PM
Trump seeks to clear out China from networks worldwide

Trump seeks to clear out China from networks worldwide

'Clean Networks' targets include Huawei, ZTE, Alibaba, Baidu and Tencent.
Aug 6 2020 11:25AM
US offers bounties on election-interfering nation state hackers

US offers bounties on election-interfering nation state hackers

Rewards of up to US$10 million on the table.
Aug 6 2020 9:01AM
Levandowski gets 18 months in prison for stealing Google files

Levandowski gets 18 months in prison for stealing Google files

Related to self-driving cars.
Aug 6 2020 6:47AM
Netwalker ransomware raiders rake in the money

Netwalker ransomware raiders rake in the money

Businesses paying up.
Aug 5 2020 11:50AM
Hackers stole contents of ex-UK trade minister's personal email account

Hackers stole contents of ex-UK trade minister's personal email account

Contained official documents like trade negotiations.
Aug 5 2020 6:02AM

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