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Distributed denial of service (DDoS) specialists can shut down an attack in 90 seconds once it’s detected – but if you take more than 3 hours to respond you’re likely to be compromised by a related attack in the meantime, warns a security expert who is seeing easy-to-source DDoS attacks becoming smokescreens for brazen data theft.
Ransomware that targets specific businesses and spreads itself using worm-like techniques were game changers this year as ransomware authors shifted focus to the business community in attacks that now cost an average ransom of $US544 ($A684) per endpoint, new research has warned.
In a new type of DDoS attack, skilled bad actors use pulse wave DDoS assaults to exploit weaknesses in appliance-first hybrid mitigation solutions and pin down multiple targets.
A disgruntled former employee, used off-the-shelf tools to destroy files and cause mayhem for Navarro Security
Hackers once again use legit Apple Developer ID to sign malware for Mac computers.
This paper looks at the basics of DNS services, how they can be compromised, how to secure them more effectively and how an organization can actually use them as an asset to improve its security posture.
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.