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NSW Government Proposes Mandatory Notification of Data Breach Scheme

The organizations in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, would mandatorily need to report data breaches to the law enforcement authorities. The NSW government 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...

Chinese State-sponsored Cybercriminals Got an “Evil Eye” on Uyghur Community

Threat intelligence analysts from Facebook disrupted cyber espionage campaigns by Chinese state-sponsored cybercriminal groups. Tracked as “Earth Empusa” or “Evil Eye,” the criminal group is allegedly...

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...

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...

What Australia’s “News Media Bargaining Code” Means for Google

Google notified that it would stop its search engine services in Australia if the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) implements the proposed News...

U.S. and Australia to Jointly Develop Cyber Training Platform

To strengthen cybersecurity practices and boost partnerships in cyberspace, the U.S. and Australia have signed “The Cyber Training Capabilities Project Arrangement,” which allows both...

5 in 10 Ransomware Attacks in 2020 Occurred in the U.S.

Organizations in the U.S. witnessed a greater number of ransomware attacks than any other country, research from security firm BlackFog revealed. According to the...

How Pandemic Influenced Cybersecurity Budget in Australia

A new research from cybersecurity firm Thycotic revealed that 66% of organizations in Australia are planning to increase their cybersecurity budgets in the next...

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...

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