Security

US companies may be punished for paying ransoms to sanctioned hackers

US companies may be punished for paying ransoms to sanctioned hackers

Unless US Treasury is notified ahead of time.
Oct 2 2020 6:50AM
DevOps solutions provider CloudBees discloses data breach

DevOps solutions provider CloudBees discloses data breach

Malicious actor accessed failover database for a year.
Oct 1 2020 12:49PM
DFAT exposes email addresses of Aussies stuck overseas

DFAT exposes email addresses of Aussies stuck overseas

Applicants to a financial assistance program.
Sep 30 2020 10:00PM
RMIT heads up cyber taskforce for higher education sector

RMIT heads up cyber taskforce for higher education sector

Backed by federal govt.
Sep 30 2020 11:40AM
Swatch shuts down some technology systems after cyber attack

Swatch shuts down some technology systems after cyber attack

Doesn't specify impacted operations.
Sep 30 2020 6:08AM
WA govt creates first cyber security operations centre

WA govt creates first cyber security operations centre

Sets aside $1.8m in upcoming budget.
Sep 29 2020 4:26PM
Twitter appoints Rinki Sethi as new information security head

Twitter appoints Rinki Sethi as new information security head

Comes from Palo Alto Networks.
Sep 29 2020 1:07PM
TikTok tells Australia government it will make source code available for inspection

TikTok tells Australia government it will make source code available for inspection

As it seeks to overcome distrust.
Sep 28 2020 11:59AM
Tyler Technologies says clients reported suspicious logins after hack

Tyler Technologies says clients reported suspicious logins after hack

Supplies software to local governments.
Sep 28 2020 6:56AM
'ZeroLogon' hackers scan for unpatched servers

'ZeroLogon' hackers scan for unpatched servers

Researcher's honeypot picks up exploitation attempt.
Sep 28 2020 6:51AM
Scouts Victoria data breach potentially nets 900 people's personal details

Scouts Victoria data breach potentially nets 900 people's personal details

Including bank details, birth certificates and court orders.
Sep 25 2020 1:52PM
NAB crowdsources cyber security with bug bounty program

NAB crowdsources cyber security with bug bounty program

Partners with Bugcrowd.
Sep 25 2020 11:02AM
Facebook suspends fake Russian accounts, warns of US election hack-and-leak threat

Facebook suspends fake Russian accounts, warns of US election hack-and-leak threat

Networks tied to 2016 election interference.
Sep 25 2020 6:59AM
Thailand takes legal action against Facebook, Twitter over content

Thailand takes legal action against Facebook, Twitter over content

After social media giants missed takedown deadlines.
Sep 25 2020 6:46AM
Two arrested over large-scale SMS phishing scam

Two arrested over large-scale SMS phishing scam

Thousands of Aussies allegedly targeted.
Sep 24 2020 11:35AM
Apprentice wage subsidy faces data matching crackdown

Apprentice wage subsidy faces data matching crackdown

Education dept to access ATO data to stop JobKeeper double-dipping.
Sep 22 2020 6:55AM
Anglicare Sydney says 17GB data transmitted to 'remote location' after attack

Anglicare Sydney says 17GB data transmitted to 'remote location' after attack

Hit by ransomware infection.
Sep 21 2020 4:35PM
Misconfigured UTAS SharePoint site exposed 20,000 students' details

Misconfigured UTAS SharePoint site exposed 20,000 students' details

Security settings allowed broad access to files.
Sep 21 2020 2:01PM
Researchers say not to use myGovID until login flaw is fixed

Researchers say not to use myGovID until login flaw is fixed

ATO declines to change protocol.
Sep 21 2020 11:52AM
US judge halts Trump administration's order to remove WeChat from app stores

US judge halts Trump administration's order to remove WeChat from app stores

'Obvious alternatives to a complete ban' exist.
Sep 21 2020 7:09AM

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