Apple’s new iOS 10.3 release brings an important update that prevents scammers from conning iPhone users into paying an extortion fee.
The operators of the Locky file-encrypting ransomware have switched tactics for a new wave of nasty spam in August.
Security firm FireEye says that ransomware variants made up over 70 percent of all malware that its products detected in March.
Google has forked out $17,500 to researchers for bugs fixes in Chrome 50, which addresses 20 security issues.
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.