Attack news stories
Phishing attacks are making a comeback
No matter what approach or tool cybercriminals use to breach a network, they all have one thing in common: access.
Sternum joins NXP, collaborates on IoT security and observability
Sternum has announced it has joined the software partner community of NXP Semiconductors, a manufacturer of and large marketplace for embedded controllers.
CSIRO initiative set to bolster SME security in Australia
Australia's national science agency has created a program that looks to help SMEs working on complex cybersecurity matters.
Armis risk management solution hones in on entire attack surface
Armis' new solution for risk-based vulnerability management enables businesses to prioritise mitigation efforts across the entire asset attack surface.
Orgs increasingly vulnerable to supply chain attacks - study
“We can’t solve this problem using existing methodologies. Instead, we need to think differently about the identity and integrity of the code we are building."
75% of AU businesses wrestling with increased attack surface
Fastly has released research that shows 75% of AU businesses are now living with a vastly increased attack surface caused by reliance on web applications.
The path to bolstering supply chain security in New Zealand
A significant amount of today's business and leisure activity relies on IT supply chains. From complex international freight trades to local small business distribution channels, any supply chain that involves IT infrastructure serves as a crucial tool in our daily lives.
Check Point and CCTV expert join forces to boost protection
The partnership will involve Check Point Quantum IoT Protect Nano Agent being embedded in Provision-ISR’s CCTV cameras for on-device runtime protection.
WAF Multi-Vector and DDoS attacks are spiking in Australia
According to a new observation by Akamai, Australia has experienced a massive spike in WAF Multi-Vector and DDoS attacks.
New strategies for cloud-native attacks - Aqua Security
New research from Aqua Security reveals attackers are using more sophisticated techniques to target cloud-native environments.
Spear-phishing attacks on the rise, with risk to small businesses
According to a new report by Barracuda, Spear-phishing attacks are evolving and becoming significantly more common.
Attivo Networks expands Active Directory Protection portfolio
Attivo Networks has expanded its Active Directory Protection portfolio, adding capabilities to detect identity-based attacks at the domain controller.
AI succeeds where humans fail to identify biometrics spoofs
"Biometric technology used for identity verification has evolved in recent years to increase speed and accuracy, now significantly outperforming the human eye."
Honeywell and Acalvio Technologies launch shared solution to stop zero-day attacks
Honeywell and Acalvio Technologies have launched a new solution designed to detect known and unknown (zero-day) attacks across the operational technology (OT) environments in commercial buildings.
Positive Technologies reveals updated cybersecurity platform
Positive Technologies has released a new version of its Network Attack Discovery solution, PT NAD.
Right-Hand announces expansion and new offerings for the APAC market
Cybersecurity company Right-Hand has expanded to the United States and Australia, and has also announced its new platform that focuses on handling cybersecurity issues for businesses.
DDoS attacks become more severe, 'carpet bombing' poses major challenge
DDoS attacks are a more serious threat in Q3 2021 than ever before. The flood of attacks is constant and the incidents prove to be bandwidth-intensive and complex.
COVID-19 pandemic propels uptake of cyber threat intelligence
The COVID-19 pandemic is pushing organisations of all sizes to up their security game, for one implementing Cyber threat intelligence (CTI) programmes.
Mimecast and CrowdStrike partnership protects customers from advanced attacks
Mimecast has extended its work with CrowdStrike with the intention of better protecting customers from advanced cyber attacks.
Sophos report sheds light on Aussie cybersecurity landscape
“Security is hard. We all know it. Sophos survey highlights the constant challenge presented by the evolving security landscape and never ending search for skills and best practices to help organisations overcome these threats.”
Check Point rolls out email protection solution for Office 365 users
“Enterprises are increasingly at risk of falling victim to a targeted email attack, and hackers’ methods are constantly evolving."
Watch out, there's a new breed of cyber criminal in town
“Advanced criminal attack groups now mirror the skill sets of nation-state attackers. They have well resourced and highly-skilled technical staff."
The next generation of APTs: Highly successful but surprisingly simple
The number and reach of cyber threats continues to grow, and, contrary to popular belief, even highly effective attacks can be very unsophisticated.
Businesses are taking cyber security more seriously - but is it enough?
"It’s crucial that businesses look at their preparedness and create an integrated plan that readies the company to fight these attacks."