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Why Securing the Internet of Things (IoT) is Crucial

Imagine life just two decades ago—the internet wasn't a necessity. Today, it's a different story. Internet-connected devices are everywhere, from our bedrooms to our office cubicles. They help us track our sleep, make coffee from afar, and even find our...

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Insider Threats Unveiled: Former Employee’s Account Breach Shakes State Government

As a stark reminder of the importance of cybersecurity hygiene, a recent incident involving a state government organisation underscores the critical need for robust security measures. The organisation fell victim to a data breach due to a compromised employee account,...

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Cybersecurity in Crisis: 2024 Sees Breaches Boom and Investigations Bite

Over the past two years, cybercrime rates have skyrocketed both in Australia and worldwide. Recent findings reveal that a staggering 83 percent of organizations have fallen victim to multiple cyber-attacks, emphasizing the critical necessity for fortified cybersecurity defenses. Within just...

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Queensland Councils Under Scrutiny for Cybersecurity Gaps

According to a recent annual evaluation, there are significant cybersecurity risks in Queensland's local government organizations. The review tells the deficiencies in information systems and inadequate cyber training. It also underscores the essential role that leading cybersecurity companies play in...

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How Inspiring Vacations Data Breach Affected 112,000 Travellers

Inspiring Vacations, a Melbourne-based travel operator, has suffered a huge blow after a significant data breach exposed the personal information of around 112,000 travellers. The hacked data contains sensitive information, such as high-resolution passport photos, travel visa certificates, itineraries, and...

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Intricacies of Star Blizzard’s Continued Spear-Phishing Operations

The group known as Star Blizzard, previously identified as SEABORGIUM and also referred to as Callisto Group/TA446/COLDRIVER/TAG-53/BlueCharlie, remains actively engaged in spear-phishing attacks. Their focus extends to targeted entities in the UK and other regions of interest as part of...

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Top Tips to Boost Healthcare Cybersecurity

The consistent digital transformation in healthcare, fueled by improvements in interconnected medical devices and clinical processes, has increased cybersecurity threats that often overshadow the advantages to patient care. Healthcare organisations face a particular set of security challenges as cybercriminals become...

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Adobe ColdFusion CVE-2023-26360 Exploited for Government Server Access

Adobe ColdFusion is a commercial application server designed for rapid web application development, utilising proprietary markup languages and integrating external components like databases. While ColdFusion Markup Language (CFML) is used for development, the application itself is constructed using JAVA. In...

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Top Cybersecurity Tips for the Holidays

Trust EVERYONE is ready for Christmas holidays! This season is extremely lucrative for companies, and cybercriminals also look to collect a decent Christmas bonus. Since the last couple of years, there has been an exponential rise in cyberattacks during this...

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Are Cybersecurity Concerns Impacting Australian Nonprofit Donations?

According to research by Infoxchange, poor cyber security procedures in Australia's not-for-profit sector are endangering the data of its donors and communities. One of the largest employers and sources of income in Australia is the not-for-profit industry. In Australia, the...

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