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Hackers Target Australians with Phishing Attacks Amid COVID-19 Crisis

With majority of the employees working remotely, cybercriminals are taking advantage of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis across the globe. Several industry experts stated that...

Australia’s Information Commissioner Charges Facebook Over Data Privacy Breach

The Australian Information Commissioner lodged Federal Court proceedings against the social media giant, Facebook. The Information Commissioner found Facebook guilty of data privacy breach,...

Australia Climbs 12 Positions High in Cybersecurity Rankings

A study on global comparison of cybersecurity defenses ranked Australia as the world’s 15th secure country. According to security research firm Comparitech, Australia climbed...

Silence Hacking Crew Threatens of a DDoS Attack Against Australian Banks

Australian banking and financial institutions received extortion emails threatening them of possible distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against them. To avert this situation...

Toll Faces Customer Fallout After Cyberattack

Toll Group, the Australian freight delivery service provider, is struggling to restore its services completely after being hit by the recent “Mailto” ransomware attack...

Mailto Ransomware Hits Toll Group, Deliveries Across Australia Affected

Toll Group, Australia’s logistics giant, was targeted by a cybersecurity incident that compromised around 1,000 systems affecting local and global deliveries across the country....

AustCyber’s Tasmanian Node Puts Australia on Global Cybersecurity Map

Tasmania’s Cybersecurity Innovation Node, launched in Launceston on January 30, 2020, is the latest addition to AustCyber’s (Australian Cyber Security Growth Network) National Network...

Normalcy Retained at AWS Sydney Post API Errors and Latencies

Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Sydney faced a sudden increase in API errors and corresponding latencies. These affected seven dependent services of AWS including...

Card Fraud Under Strict Check in Australia: AusPayNet Report

The popularity of the e-commerce industry and an exponential increase in online shopping has led to the problem of online payment frauds. However, as...

Australia’s Bushfire Donation Website Hit by MageCart

Australia has been very much in the news for the huge losses caused by bushfires to humans and wildlife alike. In order to help...

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