Australia Proposes Security Law to Protect Critical Infrastructure Against Cyber Attacks

The Australian Government is committed to protecting the essential services all Australians rely on by uplifting the security and resilience of critical infrastructure. Increasingly interconnected and interdependent critical infrastructure is delivering efficiencies ...
Netwalker Ransomware Operators Want $4.5 Million from Data Center Giant Equinix

Netwalker Ransomware Operators Want $4.5 Million from Data Center Giant Equinix

The infamous Netwalker hacking group this week breached the security layers of data center giant Equinix and encrypted the data of its clients. A source shared the Netwalker ransom note with BleepingComputer, ...
Australian Beverage Manufacturer Shutdown IT Systems After Cyberattack

Australian Beverage Manufacturer Shutdown IT Systems After Cyberattack

A cyberattack forced Australian beverage manufacturer Lion to shut down its IT system, interrupting manufacturing and orders, the company disclosed on June 9. “We immediately shut down all our systems as a ...
Privacy issues in Australia’s SkillSelect platform may have exposed personal information of 700,000 aspiring migrants

Privacy issues in Australia’s SkillSelect platform may have exposed personal information of 700,000 aspiring migrants

Personal details of more than 700,000 migrants and hopeful immigrants to Australia may have been exposed in a data breach concerning the Department of Home Affairs’ SkillSelect platform. The department asks skilled ...

ANZAC Day Dawn Service, Official Broadcast

Australia and New Zealand - America's Steadfast Allies, in Peace and in Conflict; take a moment to honor the Aussies and Kiwis on their day of remembrance - ANZAC Day. And a ...
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Deploy a Cloud WAF & DDoS Solution While Complying with Australian Data Sovereignty

Australia has strict data sovereignty laws in place to ensure that personal customer data remains within the country’s borders. However, we often hear about cloud-based WAF vendors being unable to guarantee that ...
Australian Transportation Company Is Still Battling Ransomware Infection 18 Days Later

Australian Transportation Company Is Still Battling Ransomware Infection 18 Days Later

18 days after the Australian transportation firm Toll was crippled by ransomware, the company is still suffering problems, and the attack continues to impact its customers. It shows that the cost of ...

How You’re Tracked Online, New Mass Surveillance Concerns, Malicious Android App Hijack

In episode 98: A new report from the EFF details how we are tracked online by third-party corporations, more mass surveillance concerns in China and Australia, and a malicious app hijack attack ...
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Porn-User Face Scans: Australia Thinks of the Children

The Australian govt. has a cunning plan: Protect kids from pornography by taking photos of users’ faces ...
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