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FoggyWeb: SolarWinds Hackers Access Microsoft AD Servers

Background The Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) has released information on the uncovering of a widespread malicious email campaign undertaken by the activity group that Microsoft tracks as NOBELIUM. Nobelium, which operates from Russia, is the name given to the threat actor behind...

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Head in the Clouds: Aussie Businesses Experiencing Rise in Serious Data Breaches

From 22 February 2018, it became a requirement for certain data breaches, known as “eligible data breaches”, to be notified to the Australian Privacy Commissioner and affected individuals. Previously, it was not mandatory to supply notification of data breaches. A...

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Cyber Security Breaches in Cloud Computing

Cloud computing has been adopted by almost every organization due to its various benefits and work flexibility. However, with this adoption of the cloud, certain cybersecurity issues have been observed in cloud computing. Approximately 94% of organizations are moderate to...

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Australian organizations are continually failing to fend off ‘inevitable’ and costly cyber-attacks!

Australian organizations are continually failing to fend off ‘inevitable’ and costly cyber-attacks! Watchdog rips into NZX for repeated tech fails & OAIC finds 'multiple' Australian companies downplaying data breaches. A recent study has reported that Australian businesses and organizations are...

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NZ Central Bank’s Data System Got Hacked

New Zealand's central bank reports that an anonymous hacker who has potentially accessed commercially and personally confidential information has compromised one of its data systems. According to a statement, from a Wellington-based bank, a third-party file-sharing service used by the...

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The Wakeup Call for all organizations to Intensify Cybersecurity

SolarWinds & FireEye Data Breach: The Wakeup Call for all organizations to Intensify Cybersecurity The security industry is resonating with news of the FireEye breach and the announcement of the U.S. The Treasury Department, DHS, and possibly many other government...

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Microsoft Exchange Servers Still At Risk To Actively Exploited Vulnerabilities!

According to Cybernetic Global Intelligence (CGI) cybersecurity auditors, majority of Microsoft Exchange Servers still need to be updated with a fix for a critical memory corruption vulnerability reported earlier this year. These unpatched servers are extremely vulnerable to attack. Over...

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Woman Dies During A Ransomware Attack On Dusseldorf Hospital

It may be the first death directly connected to a cybersecurity attack. During a ransomware attack on Duesseldorf University Hospital, a woman in Germany died in what may be the first death directly linked to a hospital cyber - attack....

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Australia Cyber Attacks: How to mend the loopholes on ‘sophisticated’ Cyber Hacks

The Federal Government of Australia is reacting to a cyber assault that threatens Australian governments and firms across a wide range of industries. On Friday 19 June, Prime Minister Scott Morrison reported that a "sophisticated state-based cyber hacker" is targeting...

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Microsoft Data Breach:  Exactly How Bad Was It?

Although data breaches weren’t new for modern internet-dwellers, we rarely witnessed them in the case of larger companies. But, when entities like Yahoo announced breaches that affected billions of their user accounts in the past year, it became quite clear...

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