ASD updates Essential Eight, strengthens phishing-resistant MFA requirements
The Australian Signals Directorate has revised the Essential Eight Maturity Model, lowering the bar for organisations and amplifying phishing-resistant multi-factor authentication requirements to fortify cyber breach prevention.
SentinelLabs exposes FBot malware targeting cloud, payment services
SentinelLabs details FBot, a distinct Python-based malware tool, focused on cloud and payment services. Unlike peers, FBot doesn't use Androxgh0st code.
Aussie IT firm warns of high cybercrime risk during festive season
Aussie IT firm CMTG warns of potential cybercrime increase during Christmas season due to rising online shopping habits.
PayPal crowned best employer in Singapore in recent study
PayPal has been rated as the best employer in Singapore according to a recent study by language learning platform, Preply.
Australians face 'awkward tax' due to reluctance in asking for repayments
Aussies losing out financially during festive season due to 'awkward tax', an unwillingness to ask for owed money.
Ground Control Data introduces AI tool Mevo to revolutionise media buying
Ground Control Data introduces Mevo, a novel AI planning tool set to revolutionise the media buying process in Australia and New Zealand.
API tech could boost AI growth to $5.4 trillion by 2027
New research explores the massive impact of APIs on the economy, including the rise – and rising cost – of API-related security attacks.
Securing festive shopping: Tips to avoid online scams and protect personal data
As online festive shopping skyrockets, concerns about personal cyber security have deepened. Avoid becoming a victim of scams with these top tips.
MYOB, PayPal integration boosts cashflow with digital payments
MYOB customers who send invoices with the business management platform can now receive payments made via PayPal and PayPal Pay in 4.
PPRO appoints Motie Bring as Chief Commercial Officer
Motie Bring has been appointed as Chief Commercial Officer at PPRO, a leading digital payments infrastructure company, to drive its next stage of growth.
New phishing method leveraging iCloud, PayPal, Google Docs
Phishing attacks are evolving as hackers use legitimate services like PayPal and Google Docs to infiltrate inboxes, warns Avanan.
Aussie shopping habits may leave online buyers at risk
Online shopping used to mean sitting at the computer, however Australians are now shopping anytime, anywhere, and are at risk of distraction.
Akamai research finds PayPal security measures utilised in new phishing scam
New research from Akamai has found that a new threat actor is parasitising benign WordPress sites to execute an extensive PayPal phishing scam.
Code Climate appoints Marcy Campbell as Code Climate board of directors
Boomi CRO Marcy Campbell joins Code Climate's board, bringing 30+ yrs of experience in global sales and leadership roles.
Zonos appoints Tyson Hackwood as APAC general manager
Tyson Hackwood joins Zonos as APAC GM to scale cross-border tech amid growing demand from brands seeking international sales.
The fintech fraud epidemic: Banks aren’t getting worse, fraudsters are just getting better
Fintech fraud is on the rise, exacerbated by the global pandemic. Traditional fraud prevention methods are no longer effective.
PayPal deepens partnership with Google Cloud to support growth
Google Cloud and PayPal are deepening their relationship to further accelerate PayPal's digital transformation and evolving customer needs.
Microsoft, Facebook and PayPal most impersonated brands during phishing attacks
Microsoft has maintained its position as the brand most often found in phishing emails, followed by Facebook and PayPal.
PPRO accelerates growth in APAC with new addition to leadership team
PPRO appoints new global head of payment networks, Kelvin Phua, to strengthen its acquisition and management of Asia Pacific's local payment methods.
PayPal phishing scam uses 'safety' features to trick people
These scams use safety features to steal victims’ confidential data, and are ‘brandjacking’ trusted names in the industry to conduct their attacks.
Melbourne-headquartered ISV startup secures $US5.5 million in Series A funding round
Bluedot innovation, a location services company, says the funding will allow them to double their headcount in Melbourne and San Francisco.
PayPal teams up with WooCommerce and Xero to deliver online business toolkit
Business in a Box gives small businesses tools to design and manage an online store, accept payments, and get an overview of the business’ cash flow.
Phishing scammers target PayPal in very well crafted attack, Proofpoint finds
Scammers are finding increasingly cunning ways to capitalise on the reach and popularity of the world’s global brands. This time PayPal is the target.
Aussie businesses & consumers at odds about mobile payment tech
Australian businesses aren't matching customer expectations when it comes to mobile transactions, a new study from PayPal Australia has found.