A survey by an anonymous security researcher, who goes by the handle Bank Security on Twitter, has found that the US is the top nation when it comes to accessing the main Russian underground communities on the dark web.
Palo Alto's regional chief security officer for Asia Pacific, vice-president Sean Duca, has warned that cyber-attackers are devising ways to use QR codes to steal personal information.
With Bitcoin reaching US$50,000 this week, the entire cryptocurrency market has seen impressive growth last year and especially in the last six weeks of 2021 with many investors turning to digital coins as a store of value amid the COVID-19 crisis, but 2020 saw less criminal cryptocurrency theft than in 2019.
The Australian eSafety Commissioner, and separately, Sophos and LogMeIn have shared security advice for Safer Internet Day 2021.
COVID-19 cyber criminals are still hooked on a feeling that they'll catch plenty of people unawares during this crisis, whether people are in the office or working from home, with 1 in 5 Aussies saying they've clicked on a phishing link this past year.
GUEST OPINION by Greg Wyman, Bufferzone Security: Organisations can train users all day, every day, but humans are humans. It’s never possible to train 100 percent of users to identify and never click on an (unknown) malicious link, or open a potentially harmful email attachment.
VENDOR NEWS by Greg Wyman, Bufferzone Security: Organisations can train users all day, every day, but humans are humans. It’s never possible to train 100 percent of users to identify and never click on an (unknown) malicious link, or open a potentially harmful email attachment.
The lockdown in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been directly responsible for a significant increase in cyber crime in Australia and globally, says security vendor Radware. The increased number of people working from home opened up many opportunities for hackers and criminals.
A Melbourne woman aged 21 has been arrested in connection with a fraud and identity theft syndicate which allegedly stole millions from the superannuation and share trading accounts of Australians.
Speaking live from Washington DC via video conference, globally recognised cyber security, cyber policy, cyber diplomacy and cyber crime expert Chris Painter illuminates a sobering picture.
Early warning analytics system developed by ResponSight operates where existing technologies lack visibility
Symantec's annual survey of consumer cyber crime - conducted for its Norton by Symantec business unit - has found Australians lost $2.3 billion last year.
Forty-three percent of adults believe at least one type of cyber crime is always or sometimes acceptable.
Nearly a billion people in 20 countries were affected in some way by cyber crime in 2017, a report from Norton by Symantec claims, after a survey of 21,549 individuals aged 18 and over in these countries. Of the 978 million affected, 6.09 million were from Australia.
IBM Security, Packet Clearing House and The Global Cyber Alliance have collaborated to launch a free global service they say is designed to give consumers and businesses added privacy and security protection when they access the Internet.
Billed as providing a “complete range of tools and services including cyber liability insurance, technology tools, and access to a crisis response team”, Cyber Plus sounds like a great addition.
Optus Business, La Trobe University, Cisco and Quantum Victoria have joined forces to launch Cyber Games, a competition designed to nurture the next generation of cyber-defenders and help address the growing job demand in the security sector.
Norton held its traditional end of year media briefing (a.k.a. Christmas lunch) and presented an overview of the security issues facing consumers.
Optus has opened its $10 million Advanced Security Operations Centre (ASOC) in Sydney, adding to parent company SingTel’s worldwide network of ASOCs.
iTWire met Splunk chief technical officer, and visionary, Snehal Antani, who gave his roadmap for the future.
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