IBM has opened its security analytics platform which it says will enable customers, business partners and other developers to build custom apps that take advantage of the platform's advanced security intelligence capabilities.
Cyber attackers are increasingly using their target organisation’s supply chain as a route to attack them and access their data or internal systems.
Trend Micro has released its North American cybercriminal underground report, ‘North American Underground: The Glass Tank,’ where its underground ‘encourages cybercriminal activity amongst novices and seasoned pros alike.’
Today’s cybercriminals are skilled enough and sufficiently resourced to have the persistence and patience to carry out highly successful attacks on consumers, businesses and governments around the world.
The enormity of cyber security threats to Australian businesses, organisations and government makes for sober reading.
Cyber-criminals are smart – they want to ensure that the customer gets the goods and do not complain and force a chargeback.
Aussie Farmers Direct – a home delivery grocery service – has had personal details of 5,149 of its customers posted online after it failed to meet ransom demands.
TalkTalk, a UK broadband, mobile and pay TV provider was again hacked on 21 October – a week later its customer details are being sold on the dark web for £1.65.
Enterprises are constantly under attack – sometimes several thousand times a day. The really bad guys are very sophisticated, several steps ahead of the good guys, and the cyber-crime industry rakes in billions of dollars.
Cybercrime is costing Australian organisations around $4.9 million a year, according to a new global security study that also reveals that the average time to resolve a cyber attack is 31 days at a cost to individual organisations of approximately $420,000.
This week is Stay Smart Online Week and the federal government and industry groupsare doing their bit in the fight against cybercrime, coming together to issue a new guide to help owners and operators of small businesses protect themselves against security threats.
David Jones, Kmart Australia, and international companies like Target are just the tip of the iceberg says WatchGuard Technologies’ David Higgins, Regional Director A/NZ.
Malware is the predominant cybercrime threat in Australia and the threat to any organisation connected to the Internet is “undeniable, unrelenting” and continues to grow.
Kaspersky Lab is tracking the activity of Chinese Winnti Group - cyber-criminals targeting organisations in Japan, China, Bangladesh, Indonesia, the UK, US, and Russia and soon your back yard.
A Kaspersky Labs report shows larger enterprises spend an average of US$551,000 and smaller businesses $38,000 to recover from security breaches. Then there is the reputational damage …
A Victorian IT company in breach of copyright law has paid $72,000 in damages for the use of unlicensed software programs owned by Adobe and Microsoft.
ThreatMetrix’s quarterly report looks at cybercrime attacks detected by its ‘Digital Identity Network’, analysing over a billion transactions monthly to do so.
Mobile devices including smartphones are increasingly under attack from malicious app downloads as a new security report finds Australia is sixth in global rankings of countries with the highest number of macro malware detection.
Talks today between the federal government and business leaders have set in train initiatives to strengthen measures to combat cybersecurity threats across Australia.
Finally, parents, tweens and teens are getting real to the cyber threats of online attacks, cyber bulling, risky online behaviour and more, according to Intel Security’s latest report.
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