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Chip makers release patches but they'll customers will need to choose between security and performance.
Intel dials back Spectre patching after weighing up benefits.
AMD claims it's patches will have no impact on CPU performance, distinguishing the bugs from the Meltdown and Spectre issues.
Intel wraps up Meltdown-Spectre patching for all CPUs released in the past five years and has redesigned new Cascade Lake CPUs to mitigate the attacks.
AMD bug hunters offer an alternative to Google's 90-day disclosure deadline.
A breakdown of what the Meltdown and Spectre exploits are, what they aren’t, the risks they pose, and what you should do.
Bugs & Bugs: Gypsy Moth invasion, cyborg locusts, Zero Days -- the movie, bug problems for Lenovo, Symantec & others, and super interesting research from New York University & others aimed at reducing software bugs
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Email fraud is nothing new, but online criminals have become ever more-effective at spoofing their identities to trick employees into sending them money. The Australian Centre for Cyber Security (ACSC) recorded losses of over $20M to business email compromise (BEC) attacks last year alone, up 230 percent over the previous year – and the full amount is certain to be much larger.
Cybersecurity Insights - Attack
No matter how robust your security, or how diligent your employees, network credentials are a free pass for cybercriminals. This is mostly because employees are relied upon for their own password management. And with more than 4.8 billion sets of stolen credentials said to be available online, odds are that at least a few of your employees’ user IDs and passwords are just waiting to be used by unscrupulous outsiders. Are you ready to stop them?
Cybersecurity Insights - People
Cyber resilience will be particularly important as Australian organisations face increased pressure to quickly detect, respond to, and manage the repercussions of breaches in the wake of 2018’s Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme.