Displaying items by tag: CERT

A vulnerability in the transport control protocol in version 4.9 of the Linux kernel and above leaves it open to a denial of service by a remote attacker, according to an advisory from CERT.

Published in Security
Monday, 25 September 2017 10:07

Australia plans new cyber security research centre

Australia plans to set up an industry-led cyber security co-operative research centre, with the government announcing an investment of $50 million.

Published in Security

A second case of mobile phones that have insecure firmware has come to light, but in this case there was no data being transmitted to any server anywhere.

Published in Security
Sunday, 10 April 2016 10:51

Massive Linux botnet finally taken down

A botnet that has been sending out spam from a network of around 4000 Linux servers for many years has finally been put out of operation, according to the security firm ESET.

Published in Security
Monday, 08 September 2014 17:48

CERT says 'down down' with Coles app

The Coles Credit Card app for Android is vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks, according to the CERT, the US Computer Emergency Response Team.

Published in Mobility

Australia’s new Attorney General, Mark Dreyfus, has released a major CERT survey into cyber crime in Australia. The findings make sobering reading.

Published in Security
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Disabling SNMP may mitigate a security vulnerability in Samsung printers until revised firmware is available.

Published in Security
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 10:24

SNMP sloppiness sees Samsung printers security slip

CERT has warned of a vulnerability that opens some Samsung and Dell printers to remote attack.

Published in Security
Saturday, 30 January 2010 00:53

Critical infrastructure constantly under attack

Today's release of the report "In the Crossfire: Critical Infrastructure in the Age of Cyberwar" by McAfee Inc. paints a very grim picture of a perpetual war in cyberspace

Published in Security
Monday, 23 November 2009 19:31

Defeating identity theft in Australia

Tonight, Attorney General Hon. Robert McClelland launched Australia's Cyber Security Strategy, formalising the roles, responsibilities and policies of the Australian intelligence, cyber and policing agencies.  This includes the goals of education, secure operation and resiliency.

Published in Government Tech Policy
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