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  • ASX listed telecommunications, cloud and IT solutions provider Over the Wire has embraced Fortinet’s virtualised cloud deployment model to offer managed security and network services to Australian businesses. Over the Wire (ASX:OTW) and subsidiary Telarus have recently launched the 3rd...

  • The Australian Republic Movement and Britain's Liberal Democrat Party have become victims of the breach at Barcelona-based online survey and form building service Typeform. In a statement, the ARM said it had been informed by Typeform on 2 July...

  • Intel chief executive Brian Krzanich has resigned after the company discovered he had a consensual relationship with a staff member in violation of Intel's non-fraternisation policy. Krzanich was replaced on Thursday (US time) by chief financial officer Robert Swan who will function as interim...

  • With the World Cup football tournament beginning in 17 days, themed phishing websites, email scams and football-related spam is growing by the day, researchers at Kaspersky Lab say. Among the many scams that researchers Maria Vergelis and Andrew Kostin found were fake notifications about winning...

  • Thirty-four companies, led by Microsoft, have joined a Cyber Security Tech Accord which commits them to, among other things, refusing to join cyber attacks by nation-states against innocent citizens and businesses no matter where they are located. Conspicuous by their absence from the list were...

  • Microsoft's certification as a Protected provider of its Azure Cloud and Office 365 services to the Australian Government has literally come under a cloud, with the Australian Signals Directorate issuing a consumer guide containing a number of fiats about the service. But the disquiet is not...

  • A new enterprise biometric identification service to be deployed by Australia’s Department of Home Affairs in July will vastly improve Australia’s biometric storage and processing capability, consolidating biometrics collected through visa and detention programs, according to the...

  • It’s only a matter of time before Australian small businesses are hit hard by a cybersecurity attack but there are things they can do to protect themselves, according to a newly published security report. According to Sydney-based security firm Aleron, a successful cyberattack can be...

  • Trend Micro has patched 10 vulnerabilities in its Email Encryption Gateway product that could be used for remote exploits, but left two others unpatched. The vulnerabilities were discovered by the security firm Core Security which released its own...

  • Home security cameras, that were part of the botnet used to launch a distributed denial of service attack in the US last week, are being recalled in that country. The webcams in question are manufactured by the Chinese company Hangzhou Xiongmai which...

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