Researchers from security firm Intezer Labs say they have found malware, which they have named HiddenWasp, that targets Linux systems and is not detected by most anti-virus engines.

A coalition of 47 organisations and individuals have written to the British spy agency, Government Communications Headquarters, raising objections to a proposal to insert a privileged user in an encrypted conversation, so that a government could spy on such interactions without actually breaking encryption.

Cyber criminals continue to use email as a primary vehicle to steal data and deliver advanced threats, according to one security firm which reveals that phishing attacks targeting email users were the most prominent type of cyber attack globally in 2018.

The Australian Trade and Investment Commission's Landing Pad in Singapore has unveiled eight start-ups in the fields of cyber security, fintech and human resources tech. They will be based in the city state while undergoing a 90-day customised residency program.

German integration software provider Software AG has turned 50 today, the largest operation of its kind globally after beginning life as a start-up in 1969, well ahead of much better-known companies such as Apple and Microsoft. The company is also the world's biggest IoT platform provider.

Japanese telecommunications company SoftBank has selected Nokia's AirScale solution for its commercial 5G offering in both centralised and distributed RAN configurations.

Using stronger passwords and multi-factor authentication on registrar and DNS hosting accounts would help to solve security issues around attacks that have been launched under the hacking campaign known as DNSpionage, the well-known domain name system expert Cricket Liu says.

Enterprise cyber analytics provider ExtraHop has signed up cloud consulting firm Tracer Cloud as its latest channel partner in Australia, meaning that all ExtraHop's products will be available to Australian security and IT teams.

ASX-listed Canberra-based cyber security firm archTIS has had its Kojensi Gov platform endorsed by the Digital Transformation Agency and listed on the Cloud Services Panel, the biggest cloud services procurement outlet for the Australian Government.

Laptops from HP Inc will soon feature software, known as HP Sure Sense from Israeli security outfit Deep Instinct, that will use artificial intelligence to protect against malware attacks.

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