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Get ready to take the red pill: The Matrix is coming back
“As you can see, we've had our eye on you for some time now, Mr. Anderson..."
Cyber criminals targeting the gaming industry at an alarming rate
New research from Akamai shows the gaming community is quickly becoming one of the most highly targeted industries for cyber attacks, with hackers largely driven by gaining consumer credentials.
Hackers increasingly ‘island hopping’ – so what does it mean?
Carbon Black's Rick McElroy discusses this new trend and what it means for the new age of cybercrime.
Use a password manager? New study reveals it may be worse than useless
The study finds using a number of the top password managers is no better than putting your passwords in a text file and saving it to your desktop.
When hackers get the munchies, they just steal McDonalds
What happens when hackers get the munchies? Apparently in Canada, they decide to put their ‘hamburglar’ gloves on and go after unwitting people who happen to use the McDonalds app.
WatchGuard’s eight (terrifying) 2019 security predictions
The next evolution of ransomware, escalating nation-state attacks, biometric hacking, Wi-Fi protocol security, and Die Hard fiction becomes reality.
Exclusive: Venafi talks weaponisation of machine identities
As companies integrate more digital tools into their business, many of them remain unaware of the risk code-signing certificates are exposing them to.
French national behind UK data breach caught in Thailand
Europol has revealed details surrounding the arrest of a 25-year-old coder who allegedly helped to extort a British organisation.
Opinion: Why agility matters in the war against cybercrime
Endace's EMEA senior director shares why agility is fundamental to cybersecurity, enforcing that if it isn't top of the agenda, it should be.
Report finds major banks under assault from stealth attacks
Cybercriminals are developing new technologies to not only penetrate system defences, but also to dwell within a company environment for longer.
Germany infiltrated by Russian group that crippled Ukraine’s power
The power grid in modern countries may not be as secure as you think, as reports have emerged revealing hackers have breached Germany's supply.
Five reasons to kill off passwords as we know them
Centrify, a provider of Zero Trust Security are calling for the end of password protection.
Cybercrime industry raking in $1.5 trillion profit - most from online markets
How much are cybercriminals earning for their efforts? A new study by Bromium suggests that figure could be as much as US$2 million per job.
'Honeypot' experiment exposes how hackers are doing their work
Cybereason created a fake financial services company with weak cybersecurity to reveal how cybercriminals are using bots to do all the grunt work.
All in a day's work: Why hackers hack and how they do it
It can take hackers less than an hour to steal data from an organisation, and most of the time their targets don’t even detect the attacks.
IT decision makers unsure about their security maturity
Respondents in APAC put forth highest IT budget allocation to security, but overall executives allocate security less than 10% of their budget.
Not a Bitcoin owner? You're still fair game for a cryptomining attack
Check Point has released a 'cryptomining 101' document that details how cybercriminals hack into devices to steal their CPU power for illicit mining.
New study details how easy it is for hackers to steal your data
It’s no secret that web browsers store a substantial amount of sensitive information about their users - hackers are taking advantage of this.
Engineer says Emirates is virtually handing customer data to hackers
After the allegations about Emirates' customer data policies emerged, High-Tech Bridge ran a test on the site's security - with interesting results.
Are remote workers really the answer? Report finds huge security issues
The swelling generation of mobile workers is causing headaches for IT staff with more than half connecting to unsecured networks every week.
Australian real estate agents & buyers targeted in email hacking scam
Real estate agents and home buyers in Victoria are being targeted in a possible email hacking scam that has caused losses of more than $200,000.
New malicious search engine trawls AWS servers for sensitive data
As if it wasn’t easy enough already, the lives for hackers has just been made a lot easier with a tool that lays bare AWS S3 servers.
Mega breach: 800,000 Swisscom customers’ data stolen via hacked partner
Experts say while Swisscom may be playing the huge breach down, the implications of the breach will be far and wide.
Why is Hivint funding an Australian white hat hacking group? To grow the infosec community, of course
This homegrown Australian cybersecurity consulting firm is backing HHH to the tune of $15,000 – all to improve the infosec community.