Security

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
NSW govt digital projects to face new privacy test

NSW govt digital projects to face new privacy test

Digital restart funding now subject to privacy watchdog advice by law.
Aug 4 2020 7:00AM
Ministers push to keep digital ID systems uniform

Ministers push to keep digital ID systems uniform

Agree to create national roadmap.
Aug 3 2020 12:27PM
Trump to act on Chinese software companies in coming days

Trump to act on Chinese software companies in coming days

Accused of feeding data directly to the Beijing government.
Aug 3 2020 11:47AM
Regis Healthcare loses data in Maze ransomware infection

Regis Healthcare loses data in Maze ransomware infection

Prompts ACSC warning on broader campaign targeting aged care.
Aug 3 2020 11:25AM
'Massive messaging storm' takes out Telstra's DNS infrastructure

'Massive messaging storm' takes out Telstra's DNS infrastructure

Walks back on earlier claims of denial-of-service attack.
Aug 2 2020 12:40PM
Florida teen accused of masterminding Twitter hack

Florida teen accused of masterminding Twitter hack

Allegedly used accounts of major political and business figures to solicit bitcoin.
Aug 1 2020 9:22AM
Travel giant CWT pays $6.3m ransom to cyber criminals

Travel giant CWT pays $6.3m ransom to cyber criminals

After 2TB of sensitive files were exfiltrated.
Aug 1 2020 9:16AM
OAIC records highest ever number of monthly data breaches

OAIC records highest ever number of monthly data breaches

Since notification scheme began.
Jul 31 2020 1:19PM
Zoom private meeting passwords were easily crackable

Zoom private meeting passwords were easily crackable

Did not rate limit low-complexity password guesses.
Jul 31 2020 9:44AM
Morgan Stanley customer data left on decommissioned servers

Morgan Stanley customer data left on decommissioned servers

Offers two years' worth of credit reporting and fraud detection.
Jul 31 2020 9:35AM
Cenitex poaches V/Line IT security chief

Cenitex poaches V/Line IT security chief

CISO moves to Victoria's peak IT agency.
Jul 31 2020 7:00AM
University of Queensland rolls out MFA to staff and research students

University of Queensland rolls out MFA to staff and research students

Part of layered zero trust approach
Jul 31 2020 6:55AM

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