‘Defanged’ NotPetya released in a controlled environment The UK-based Cyber Security company NCC Group has been able to replace the destructive parts of NotPetya with telemetry and safeguards. It was then released…
Claim new Payments Platform increases fraud risks One security company claims Australia’s New Payments Platform is likely to increase the risk of fraudsters seeking to exploit the availability of real-time bank payments.
SamSam campaign attacks quietly but turns a profit: claim Researchers at security company Secureworks say they have been tracking Windows ransomware that stays below the radar by first exploiting a network vulnerability to gain…
US$2m exfiltrated from Indian bank using SWIFT system The holders of three accounts are believed to be involved in "fraudulent remittances" from India's City Union Bank to the tune of about US$2 million.
Faster payments also mean faster fraud, says RSA expert Many people may consider last week's introduction of Australia's New Payments Platform, which will enable faster payments for both consumers and businesses, as a measure…
Lax cloud compliance raises concerns about data breach legislation readiness Digital security firm Gemalto last month released its “2018 Global Cloud Data Security Study” report, commissioning the Ponemon Institute to perform the research, surveying more…
Cylance's secret sauce proves the test of time Endpoint security company Cylance says its unique artificial intelligence-based protection is the best tool to keep companies and individuals safe from new and emerging threats.
Intel faces 33 lawsuits over Meltdown and Spectre flaws Thirty customer class action lawsuits and two securities class actions have been filed against Intel in connection with two vulnerabilities in its processor which were…
Dr Rafiqul Islam, running the dark web course at Charles Sturt University IT Masters, an industry-based organisation partnering with Charles Sturt University to provide online Masters degrees to IT professionals, is claiming the dark web has attracted…
Australia joins UK, US in blaming Russia for NotPetya Australia has joined the UK and the US in blaming Russia for the NotPetya ransomware attack which hit Windows computers in a number of countries…

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