Tag: IT security consulting


Donor Information from Multiple Charities Leaked onto the Dark Web

Cybercriminals are on the prowl. In April 2023, they hacked Pareto Phone, a Brisbane-based telemarketing company that contacts potential donors for charities. This hacking led to information about thousands of potential donors being leaked onto the dark web and affecting...

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How Can Businesses Prevent Web Application Access Control Abuse

Beware! Developers, designers, vendors, and end-user organisations using web applications. This is because web applications have been found to have vulnerabilities called IDOR, or Insecure Direct Object Reference. These are access control vulnerabilities that enable malicious actors to do a...

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Australian Bond Broker FIIG Securities Hacked – Russian Hackers Claim Responsibility

FIIG Securities, the Australian bond broker with $5 billion under advice and 6,000 Australian investors, has become the latest victim of the notorious Russian ransomware gang. This incident brought to the fore the role of IT security consulting in preventing...

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