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April 6, 2021

Facebook data leak: Australians urged to check and secure social media accounts

Experts urge users to secure accounts and passwords after breach exposes personal details of more than 500 million people Australians...
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March 29, 2021

Channel Nine confirms live broadcasts disrupted by cyber attack

A cyber attack has disrupted Channel Nine's live broadcasts out of Sydney, the company says. The broadcaster was unable to air...
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March 29, 2021

Authorities investigate cause of crippling Federal Parliament IT disruption

Australia's cyber authorities are working to establish what has caused a crippling IT disruption at Federal Parliament that has left...
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February 24, 2021

SolarWinds hack was work of ‘at least 1,000 engineers’, tech executives tell Senate

Tech executives revealed that a historic cybersecurity breach that affected about 100 US companies and nine federal agencies was larger...
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January 12, 2021

CISA: SolarWinds Hackers Got Into Networks by Guessing Passwords

The agency also highlighted new indicators of compromise and recommendations for mitigating follow on activity involving Microsoft Cloud users. Perpetrators...
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January 11, 2021

Are Australians at a ‘turning point’ on cybersecurity or still unprepared?

Australians are on high alert about the threat of cyber attacks following Prime Minister Scott Morrison's warning in June that...
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January 11, 2021

Ransomware attack forces three-week shutdown of NT Government IT system

The Northern Territory Government has revealed the supplier of one its cloud-based IT systems was targeted in a ransomware attack,...
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January 5, 2021

How to Create a Strong Password (and Remember It)

“Be sure to use a strong password” is advice we all constantly see online. Here’s how to create a strong password—and, more...
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January 5, 2021

BCDR vs. Backup: Choosing the Right Data Protection Strategy

Time plays a crucial role in the event of data loss caused by a disaster, a data breach or human...
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December 15, 2020

FireEye Discovered SolarWinds Breach While Probing Own Hack

When FireEye Inc. discovered that it was hacked this month, the cybersecurity firm’s investigators immediately set about trying to figure out how...
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