Security is no fiction
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Security is no fiction
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Todd Bell looks back at his years in the security industry and offers up these seven tactics that will help you stay atop the field.
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Hacking Team, a firm best known for helping governments spy on their citizens, has been hacked. Here's a curated look at the documents, contracts, and code discovered by researchers sorting the data online.
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Level 3’s research report analyses botnet activity around the world
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Security Planner could save your parents from ransomware stealing their family photo collection.
Lenovo and Dell identify vulnerable PCs but patches aren't yet available for Intel's Management Engine.
Retailers should take smart toys with known vulnerabilities off shelfs, demands UK consumer group.
Revelations that 30GB of sensitive Australian military data were exfiltrated from a subcontractor have underscored the risk faced by Australian companies that continue to leave themselves exposed by failing to employ “established and relatively straightforward cyber security measures”, the federal government’s peak cybersecurity body has warned as new data points confirms that local businesses are seeing increasing losses to cyber-attackers.
Norwegian consumer protection agency angles for a ban on poorly secured smartwatches for kids.
Some software you may know and lean on won't work in El Capitan due to a new security feature that locks down system files and directories. Here's how to modify that.
Need antivirus for your PC, but not sure which of the numerous programs to choose from? Let some independent test data be your guide.
Your mobile IP address isn't likely to be stolen. But you still need to take precautions.
Proactive is Apple’s name for an intelligent iOS 9 technology wants to help you get things done – but shockingly it tries to keep your private life private.
I was walking through San Francisco when my phone buzzed. No caller ID, but the phone number was local, so I picked it up. Calling the man on the other end "irate" would be an understatement.
How the Snowden leaks have contributed to the larger conversation about privacy and security.
The FBI has issued a plea for those who have been hit by ransomware to report this to federal law enforcement so that the country can get a better sense of just how bad this problem really is.
The burgeoning market for gadgets that trigger a sprinkler system, help you count the number of times you swing a bat, or dim the lights automatically are rising. That’s a concern for any business due to how these devices are also starting to show up at the corporate office for use in conference rooms, executive suites, and even as a low-cost building security camera system. Experts claim the industry is not doing enough to protect these devices.
Internet security is in crisis. These four proposals offer tangible solutions -- including one scheme to change the Internet's workings from top to bottom
"Hunting is not a sport. In a sport, both sides should know they're in the game." - According to Field and Stream magazine, this is an oft quoted hunting expression. I couldn’t resist the irony of applying this quote to the cyber security industry where hunting is indeed a sport. The good guys and the bad guys both know that they are in the game.
Australian businesses face an eye-opening transition to the new notifiable data breaches (NDB) scheme as the new legislation requires companies to notify the Privacy Commissioner, and any affected individuals, of any data breach that meets the legislative parameters within 30 days. This white paper summarises what you need to know about the legislation, how it will affect Australian businesses, as well as some tips for how to be prepared and how best to respond publicly to any potential data breach. Download the report to find out more.
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.