Ransomware Attack Encrypts Medical Records at Australian Hospital

Ransomware Attack Encrypts Medical Records at Australian Hospital

15,000 medical records of patients from a cardiology unit at Cabrini Hospital in Malvern, Australia were compromised and encrypted in a ransomware attack at the end of January, reports Australian newspaper The ...
Toyota Australia driven offline by cyber attack, as heart hospital hit by ransomware

Toyota Australia driven offline by cyber attack, as heart hospital hit by ransomware

Car maker Toyota admitted earlier today that it had suffered what appears to have been a malware attack at its facilities in Melbourne, Australia, which knocked out its website and other communications ...
In Lead-up to Elections, Australia Confirms Nation-State Attack on Infrastructure, Political Parties

In Lead-up to Elections, Australia Confirms Nation-State Attack on Infrastructure, Political Parties

On February 8, the Australian government announced its computer network was hit by a major cyberattack. Following investigations by the country’s cyber experts, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on Monday that ...
Australia Investigating Digital Attack Attempt against Federal Parliament

Australia Investigating Digital Attack Attempt against Federal Parliament

Australia’s security agencies have launched an investigation into a digital attack attempt against the country’s Federal Parliament. Sources told the Australian Broadcasting Company that security personnel caught digital attackers in the early ...

Healthcare Databases Exposed, Facebook’s Photo API Bug, Signal Speaks Out – WB48

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for December 24th 2018 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Healthcare databases exposed, Facebook’s Photo API bug, and Signal speaks out. Silent ...
Bitglass Security Spotlight: Quora and Healthcare Breaches

Bitglass Security Spotlight: Quora and Healthcare Breaches

Here are the top cybersecurity stories of recent weeks: 100 million Quora users affected by data breach First multi-state healthcare breach impacts 3.9 million Australia’s anti-encryption bill becomes law Unprotected MongoDB server ...
Tech companies unite against Australia’s encrypted data demands

Tech companies unite against Australia’s encrypted data demands

The US is not the only country asking tech giants to allow access to encrypted customer data for fear of terror attacks. In the following weeks, Australia’s parliament will cast votes on ...
Australia’s Commonwealth Bank leaks data of 10,000 customers over domain misspelling

Australia’s Commonwealth Bank leaks data of 10,000 customers over domain misspelling

Just last month, Australia’s Commonwealth Bank admitted losing the financial history of some 20 million customers. Now, the financial institution drops the ball again, this time mistakenly sending the data of some ...
Australia to force tech companies to allow government access to encrypted messages

Australia to force tech companies to allow government access to encrypted messages

The Australian government has drafted laws to gain access to encrypted messages from messaging apps, but tech companies fear this would create backdoors that would lead to encryption exploits and jeopardize security, ...
D-Day, Operation Overlord, June 6, 1944

D-Day, Operation Overlord, June 6, 1944

“… these men came here – British and our Allies, and Americans – to storm these beaches for one purpose only, not to gain anything for ourselves, not to fulfill any ambitions ...
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