The Conservatives' 2015-16 federal budget sees some investment in security, with $36.4 million promised over five years to address cybersecurity threats.
Archives - April 2015
Virtually every computer sold today comes with a dirty little secret. It can spy on you. Learn more, and how to protect yourself.
A new advanced malware program targeting point-of-sale terminals is putting customer credit card details at risk, following a number of similar attacks already this year.
Around 1,500 apps for iPhone and iPad contain an HTTPS vulnerability making it 'trivial' for hackers to perform man-in-the-middle attacks to steal passwords, bank details and other private information.
Australia's infosec industry is lobbying for a mandatory security baseline to ensure basic IT standards are met across the country, with penalties issued to those that don't comply.
Target has ended its dispute with MasterCard over the retail giant's 2013 data breach by agreeing to a $19 million reimbursement to issuers.
Hundreds and thousands of documents and emails breached during last Christmas' cyberattack on Sony Pictures have been published on WikiLeaks, reports the BBC.
A security researcher has posted a Minecraft flaw that makes it "easy" for hackers to crash the game's servers.
How much of people's willingness to ignore security warnings is down to their brains?
Planes offering in-flight Wi-Fi are vulnerable to being hacked and controlled by onboard passengers, a US government watchdog has warned.
The Data Security and Breach Notification Act has passed The House Energy and Commerce Committee by a vote of 29-22, reports The Hill.
Security in the healthcare sector has been making headlines for all the wrong reasons in recent months, and a new report has found that the industry is showing little sign of cleaning up its act.
Last week’s Apple Watch launch has put the spotlight back on the ‘smart’ inter-connected watches that are expected to change how we interact with each other and the internet. But how secure are they?
A lawyer in Arkansas is claiming that police planted three different pieces of malware on an external hard drive in a controversial whistleblower case against the police force, reports 5 News Online.
Advanced persistent threats (APTs) are a growing concern to the world's companies and networks. This recorded webinar looks at real-world data breaches resulting from APTs and how multi-layered proactive detection can combat this threat.
Some of the tricks employed by the characters in the Mortal Kombat series aren't a million miles away from those deployed by cybercriminals...
The Dutch government is to launch the Global Forum on Cyber Expertise, with the intention of capacity building in the fields of cybersecurity, cybercrime, data regulation and e-development.
Some support scammers and their assassination threats may seem dumb, but they're no joke.They can cause serious damage as we discuss it in this article.
Australia's federal government has issued a warning over the spate of recent website hacks claiming to have links with extremist group ISIS.
USB Type-C will both charge your laptop battery and offer fast data transfer speeds, but what does this mean for security?