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Displaying items by tag: Cybercrime

A 21-year-old Queenslander has been arrested and charged with allegedly hacking a US online gaming developer’s computer network, according to police.

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There’s been a warning that organisations will be hit by a rise in digital criminality this year as “fraud becomes increasingly cyber-enabled.”

Published in Security
Wednesday, 22 January 2014 01:35

New Australia, NZ sales chief for ThreatMetrix

Cybercrime security solutions company, ThreatMetrix, has appointed former IBM security sales executive Ben Fitzpatrick as Regional Sales Director for Australia and New Zealand.

Published in People Moves
Friday, 08 November 2013 07:23

Cyber espionage destroying trust, says Kaspersky

Cybercrime is under control, says security guru Eugene Kaspersky, but cyber espionage is on the rise and poses a serious threat to international relations.

Published in Security
Thursday, 12 September 2013 23:35

Kaspersky: North Korea's cyber-attack on South Korea

What might be the best of North Korea's hacking coterie has launched an "unsophisticated" cyber-attack on a variety of South Korean institutions.

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The Internet Industry Association (IIA) icode Taskforce has completed a review of its icode customer protection scheme and is now seeking public comment.

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A new collaboration between Trend Micro and Deakin and Macquarie universities aims to put an end to cybercrime in Australia.

Published in Security
Thursday, 21 March 2013 16:04

"Huge News" - Google offers DNSSEC validation

Google's announcement that its public DNS service now performs DNSSEC validation has been hailed as "a huge step forward for Internet security" by the Internet Society.

Published in Networking

Trend Micro has released in Australia its 'Custom Defence' product billed as the first product that enables organisations to detect and analyse advanced persistent threats (APTs) and targeted attacks, to rapidly adapt their protection and respond to these attacks.

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

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A joint international criminal investigation headed by the Australian Federal Police has resulted in seven people being charged in Romania for the largest credit card data theft in Australia’s history.

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Wednesday, 31 October 2012 15:11

How big is cybercrime in Australia?

Most Australian have never been victim of a cybercrime. Only 1% say they have had their identity stolen, and 10% have been the victim of online fraud. Is cybercrime exaggerated?

Published in Security

The Federal Government is proposing to regulate to ensure that telco networks are more resistant to attacks from cyber criminals and terrorists.

Published in Technology Regulation

Social networks are increasingly being used by cybercriminals to spread malware to mobile devices, particularly those running Android, according to a new report.

Published in Market

Cybercriminals are infecting networks and stealing data undetected, according to a new warning from a leading security firm, which says that data theft is already at epidemic levels and traditional defences against the attacks are no longer working.

Published in Market
Thursday, 05 April 2012 04:05

Malware Trends and Predictions for 2012

The Integration of Malware Protection and Device Identification Provides Businesses with a First Layer of Defense in the Battle Against Cybercrime

Latest Context blog provides simple fix to protect Internet and Intranet sites at www.contextis.com/research/blog/framesniffing

Last year saw a record number of mobile malware attacks, with Google's Android platform high on the target list, and with a new security report warning that cybercriminals are smarter than ever and finding new ways to exploit vulnerabilities.

Published in Security
Tuesday, 17 January 2012 18:43

A good Carberp is hard to find

Financial malware threat is growing says Context researchers




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