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  • A new cyber threat campaign that is claimed to be targeting public and private entities, including national security organisations in the Middle East and North Africa, has been discovered by Cisco's Talos Intelligence Group. Researchers Danny...

  • Cyber-attacks are increasing in volume and sophistication, causing regular security breaches affecting 89% of organisations, according to a newly released survey of Australian organisations. The survey commissioned by cloud endpoint security vendor Carbon Black, and undertaken by research...

  • Israel-based security company Check Point says it has found a vulnerability in the popular game Fortnite which would allow an attacker to log taking advantage of the use of authentication tokens by the game. Single sign-on providers like Google,...

  • Researchers at security outfit Trend Micro have built a device they call RFQuack which can be used to take command of industrial machines that are controlled through radio frequency protocols. A blog post by the company said RF protocols were often used to control simple operations of industrial...

  • NordVPN is warning Australians about the dangers of Australia's Federal Government releasing "a legislative proposal to give law enforcement agencies new rights to access personal user communications and data". When NordVPN sends out its media releases, they always serve two functions: reminding...

  • Fax machines, which are part of many all-in-one printers, can be compromised over the telephone line and used to attack Windows PCs on the networks to which they are attached, researchers from from security firm Check Point say. The exploit was demonstrated on Sunday in a talk titled "what the...

  • Scamming of mobile phone users with premium service texts has already cost Aussies $44,179 this year alone - and a total of $153,197 in losses since 2015. According to comparison website finder.com.au it’s analysis of the ACCC’s Scamwatch data shows that more and more Aussies are...

  • Australian authorities may have decided not to fully disclose details of the data breach at human resources outfit PageUp People as it is the first major breach to be revealed, and the processes followed could set a precedent for others that follow, an expert in cyber security and law...

  • 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...

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