Australian-listed telecommunications services provider Hubify has appointed former chief financial officer of Hearing Australia, Nick Fitzgerald, as chief financial officer and company secretary.
Security risks posed by emerging technologies remain as pervasive and serious as ever, according to a new report that warns that organisations need to be aware of where the security threats could come from in 2020 and beyond, and take steps to protect themselves.
A variant of the FinFisher spyware is being spread in seven countries through legitimate applications like WhatsApp, Skype, Avast, WinRAR and VLC Player, the security company ESET says.
According to the Australian Tax Office, 48,084 “ATO scams” were reported between July and October in 2016 – it is already up to 17,067 and it is not even the end of the financial year.
In the wake of the WannaCry ransomware outbreak, security firm ESET is offering free cyber security awareness training to anyone interested in learning more about its importance and how to lower the risk of being attacked.
A senior research fellow at the security company ESET has cast doubts on whether a new variant of the KillDisk malware is really ransomware, saying whatever ransomware characteristics it exhibits may just be a "skin" used to mask the real motives of the attackers.
Online shopping is a little more dangerous this year with multiple fake shopping apps in both Apple App Store and Google Play.
Hinge, a dating app developed in the US and widely reported as a “Tinder” killer has been re-launched in Australia this week.
The popular belief is that Android apps downloaded from Google Play are safe. That is why cybercriminals try so hard to compromise its integrity.
There is a day for celebrating or warning about almost anything – why not World Wi-Fi day promoted by the Wireless Broadband Alliance.
Cyber criminals have obtained passwords to Tumblr user email accounts – don’t worry it only affects pre-Yahoo acquisition users.
63% Australian business may have been hit by at least one security breach, but that is not too bad compared to India (94%), Malaysia (89%), Thailand (88%), Brazil (87%) and Mexico (87%). Japan had the lowest break-in rate at 39%.
Android malware more than doubled in the last half of 2015 and is becoming an increasingly complex and persistent threat.
The tragedy is that Google and Apple continue to insist that their app stores are safe, curated, and clean of malware.
Eset has appointed Nick FitzGerald as a senior research fellow, focusing on the Asia Pacific region.
Thanks Sam! Best article I've read in a little while :)
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