Cyber attacks stories - Page 2
2/3 of AU businesses have experienced a cyber incident
"Cyber risk has never been more important and business interruption, data loss and reputation damage are the key factors we should all be preparing for.”
Case study: Why cybersecurity insurance is essential for your business
Death and taxes are inevitable. So too is the rise of cyber incidents hitting organisations where it hurts most: the bottom line.
Three ways to address the disconnect between cybersecurity leaders and the board
New attack surfaces and threats emerge seemingly every week, with the recent high-profile attacks in Australia exposing our current vulnerabilities.
A dangerous game of hide and seek
A recent report by Sophos shows that cybercrooks are hiding (or dwelling) in the networks of smaller businesses for much longer than their larger counterparts.
Staff may reconsider employment following a cyber breach
More than half (54%) of office workers would reconsider working for a company that had recently experienced a cyber breach.
Updating your cyber resilience with MDR
The pressure on IT teams across Australia is at boiling point. A rise in cybercrime combined with a lack of skilled cybersecurity personnel and changes in the way people work.
Aqua Security more than doubles revenue as demand skyrockets
Company attributes growth to the capabilities of its cloud native security solution and its $1m warranty to stop cloud native attacks.
Poor password management making it easy for cyber attackers
Password health continues to be poor, leaving corporate systems vulnerable to opportunistic attackers, according to new research.
The future of work depends on cybersecurity
The first step to modernising your cybersecurity approach is to rethink how you protect your data and systems everywhere
Exclusive: Cybersecurity leaders discuss what the future holds
In a conversation moderated by Chris Bing, a reporter for Thomson Reuters, a panel of leaders from Mandiant, CrowdStrike and Red Canary discussed global cyber attacks and growing threats.
Making cyber security and data privacy a big issue for small businesses
Australia has been rocked in recent weeks by the news that two of our biggest, most recognised companies - Optus and Telstra - have fallen victim to a cyber attack.
Google introduces My Ads Center to increase safety on the web
Google keeps people’s data safe and secure through security technology, automatic built-in protections, and ongoing vulnerability research and detection.
Pinnacle cyber attack: Beware of suspicious emails, messages and bank activity - Deputy Privacy Commissioner
The Privacy Commission is advising victims of the Pinnacle hack to be wary of any suspicious cellphone communication or bank activity.
Education sector leaving Australians vulnerable to cyber attacks
AISA is calling for the Australian Government to urgently review the higher education sector as part of their new cyber security strategy.
CSIS strengthens Allurity’s cybersecurity protection
CSIS security group is working towards its goal of becoming Europe’s preferred provider of tech-enabled cybersecurity services.
Cyber resilience requires more than just cyber security
To protect themselves from ever-evolving cyber-attacks, it is critical for organisations of all sizes, from schools and hospitals to small business and critical national infrastructures, to stay ahead of the game by investing in quality security products.
Australian board members lag behind cybersecurity maturity
Australian board members significantly lag behind global counterparts in cybersecurity maturity, according to a new report from Proofpoint.
Exposed cloud data a $28 million cyber risk for the average company
The average company with data in the cloud faces $28 million in data-breach risk, according to a new report from Varonis.
Patient details could be compromised as large North Island GP network hit by a cyber attack
A large North Island GP network has been hit by a cyber attack, with patient details potentially compromised.
Breaking down BEC – the costliest risk facing your organisation
According to the Australian Cyber Security Centre’s Annual Cyber Threat Report 2020-21, BEC cost Australian organisations AUD$81 million during a twelve month period.
Continuous attack attempts discovered on Atlassian Confluence zero day
Following a coordinated disclosure of a zero-day vulnerability by Volexity in Atlassian Confluence, attackers went wild to exploit it.
Commonwealth tackling rising cybercrime threat in Asia
Ransomware, identity theft, and virtual security attacks identified as growing threats to security and economic growth.
75% of AU companies had cloud security incident in past year
According to new Venafi research, complexity is due to increase, as companies plan to host more applications in the cloud.
Ransomware attacks continue to increase, report finds
Nearly a quarter of businesses have suffered a ransomware attack, with a fifth occurring in the past 12 months.