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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...

Cybersecurity Posture of Commonwealth Entities Continues to Improve: Report

Last year, owing to the rapid surge in cybercriminal activities in Australia, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that the country had allocated a budget...

FBI and ACSC Warn About Ongoing Avaddon Ransomware Campaign

International law enforcement authorities and the cybersecurity community are joining hands to thwart evolving cyberattacks from various threat actors operating across the globe. Recently,...

Telstra Service Provider Hit with a Cyberattack; Tens of Thousands of...

Keeping a close eye on the rising number of phishing attacks on Australians amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, in September 2020, Telstra launched a pilot...

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...

Threat Actors Impersonate ACSC Officials to Scam Users

The Australian government is warning users about an ongoing malware campaign imitating the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC). The cybercriminals are claiming to be...

ACSC Issues a Red Alert for a New Wave of Emotet...

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has issued a high alert warning for a new wave of Emotet malware campaigns specifically targeting Australia’s critical...

Telstra Forms Alliance with ACSC and Services Australia to Eradicate Phishing...

Australia has been a hotbed for cyberattacks and the country’s Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, has been very vocal about it. Owing to the surge...

ACSC’s First Annual Cyber Threat Report Records 59,806 Cybercrimes in One...

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) recorded 59,806 cybercriminal complaints in the past 12 months (From July 2019 to June 2020) and responded to...

Australia Introduces “Code of Practice” for All IoT Devices

The number of IoT devices like smart TVs and home assistants getting connected over the internet is scaling by the day, and so are...

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