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Trilateral Security Partnership

Australia, U.K., and U.S. Come Together in a Trilateral Security Partnership

While the cyberthreat landscape is crossing boundaries, multiple nations are coming together to safeguard the cybersecurity landscape. Australia, the U.K., and the U.S. recently...
Surveillance Legislation (Identify and Disrupt) Amendment Bill

Australia Passes Surveillance Legislation (Identify and Disrupt) Amendment Bill 2020

Australia is constantly trying to boost its cybersecurity capabilities to mitigate rising threats of remote access scams and identity thefts. The government recently passed...
LockBit Ransomware

After Phishing and Identity Thefts, LockBit 2.0 Operations Rise in Australia

Australians have become a target for different kinds of cyberattacks lately. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) reported an 84% surge in identity theft...
Remote Access Scams

ACCC Warns About Rising Remote Access Scams in Australia

While the government of Australia is constantly trying to boost cybersecurity, a recent analysis divulged the rising threat of remote access scams in the...
Ransomware Payments Bill

New Bill Mandates Australian Organizations to Notify Before Paying Ransom

Ransomware attacks are not a common security incident anymore. Several countries are severely concerned about the rising sophistication of ransomware attacks. Some governments even...
Ransomware Payments Bill

Identity Theft Scams in Australia Increased by 84% in 2020: ACCC Report

Amid evolving cybersecurity threats during the pandemic and the fear of compliance audit failure, a research released in October 2020 by cybersecurity firm Thycotic...
Cyberattack on JBS

Cyberattack on JBS Disrupts Meat Slaughter Operations Across Australia

Cybercriminal activities are everywhere. From gas pipelines, health care services to food processing organizations, threat actors have been exploiting every sector to their advantage....
Ransomware Payments Bill

How Australia Plans to Thwart Ransomware Attacks in the Country

Ever since ransomware attacks in the country increased, the Australian government stepped up its cybersecurity standards to thwart cyberattacks. Committed to the same, the...
Remote Access Scams

Oxfam Australia Confirms Data Breached During Cyberattack

Oxfam Australia, a non-profit charity working towards the eradication of poverty around the globe through humanitarian services, recently reported it was investigating a “data...
Remote Access Scams

Ripples of the Accellion Hack Reach Australia; QIMR Berghofer Confirms ‘Likely’ Data Breach

The SolarWinds attack, discovered in December 2020, was considered one of the biggest hacks of the decade. However, little did we know that it...