Displaying items by tag: Internet Security

Wednesday, 31 March 2021 10:31

WatchGuard reports the ups and downs of malware

Security vendor WatchGuard Technologies' Internet Security Report for Q4 2020 shows fileless malware attack rates grew by nearly 900% while unique ransomware payloads plummeted by 48%.

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GUEST RESEARCH: Q3 2020 Internet Security Report sheds light on COVID-19 threat trends, growing network attacks, malware targeting US SCADA systems, and more.

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While Australian households are generally well aware of the nature of cyber security threats, they are less well prepared to protect themselves from evolving threats targeting smartphones, tablets and the growing number of devices that make up the digital environment within the home, according to new research.

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D-Link Australia has launched ints new "D-Fend AC2600 Wi-Fi Router" (DIR-2680), an all-in-one solution powered by McAfee and Intel’s connected home technology, that promises "unparalleled parental controls whilst increasing security for devices on any home network".

Published in Home Tech

A little more than a fifth of the Australian companies surveyed are confident about their Internet security, a study by the business process services provider Accenture has found, with the global figure being 30%.

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With only Trend Micro and Acronis promising real ransomware protection until now, Bitdefender is the latest to promise a real dialling up of aggression against online crime with its 2019 suite.

Published in Home Tech

Scammers gonna scam, so haters gonna naturally hate the scammers that try simple yet effective ways to take advantage of busy humans as the weakest links.

Published in Security
Sunday, 09 July 2017 23:23

No major malware for iOS in 10 years

In 10 years, iOS malware has been mostly minor, with any outbreaks mostly related to jailbroken devices, short-lived App Store or other breaches, with Apple for the most part quick to issue fixes to keep users safe.

Published in Fuzzy Logic

In the wake of the Australian Government’s statement on national security, Internet Australia chief Laurie Patton has called for it to consult widely with independent industry experts before taking decisions on Internet security.

Published in Security

Russian Internet security supremo, Eugene Kaspersky, has ‘had enough’ of Microsoft’s wily ways in working to wipe out anti-virus competitors in Windows 10.

Published in Fuzzy Logic

Kaspersky Lab ANZ had their second Partner Engage event in 2016 in Sydney, with partners able to meet Kaspersky execs and the media, and learn about the company’s strategy going forward.

Published in Security

Parents are undoubtedly concerned about their children accessing adult content on the Internet. But, the difficulties of preventing that happening are highlighted by research that reveals than half — 56%  of Australian parents have no online parental controls in place, and more than a quarter have no idea how to protect their children on their digital devices.

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This morning, Kaspersky Lab released details of more than 70,000 compromised RDP servers selling from US$6 to $6000 and attacking major companies, including in Australia.

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Although many would already be well aware that today’s spam can be far more dangerous that just a dodgy Viagra pill and could infect your computer, ESET has issued a new warning.

Published in Home Tech

Consumers are increasingly worried about their online privacy and security, especially when it comes to ‎how their personal data is handled by private corporations and governments, according to a newly published global study commissioned by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).

Published in Internet of Things
Tuesday, 09 February 2016 13:16

In pursuit of a safer Internet

Today marks ‘Safer Internet Day’ and security firm Symantec and Norton has put out a timely release of the type of nasties that are out there in cyberspace and what you can do protect yourself against them.

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AVG advises you should ‘avoid the offers that are too good to be true and only shop at secure, trusted retail sites.’

Published in Home Tech

Government initiatives, increased legislation and high-profile data breaches have driven solid growth in IT security spending globally this year, and in Australia $2.36 billion is forecast to be spent on security by the end of 2015 – an increase of 7.5% on 2014.

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Talks today between the federal government and business leaders have set in train initiatives to strengthen measures to combat cybersecurity threats across Australia.

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Enterprise security provider Palo Alto Networks has appointed a new chief security officer for the Asia Pacific region.

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