Data breach stories
Secureworks CTU identifies increase in stolen credential sales
Reports have revealed that infostealer malware responsible for harvesting corporate data is becoming a growing threat to enterprises and an ideal tool for cybercriminals.
Fastly finds ANZ organisations increasing cybersecurity spend
Research from Fastly has found that over three-quarters (78%) of Australian and New Zealand organisations are increasing their cybersecurity spending, but many are still investing poorly.
72% of organisations remain vulnerable to Log4j vulnerability
The data highlights legacy vulnerability remediation challenges, which are the root cause of the majority of data breaches.
Exclusive: CyberArk highlights the importance of identity security
In July this year, the company introduced its unified Identity Security Platform. This has led to CyberArk positioning itself as an Identity Security company.
Delinea - 80% of US companies have had to use cyber insurance
Delinea says this should come as a warning to APAC organisations, who should examine the U.S. experience to avoid similar issues.
More data breaches on the cards through continued cybersecurity negligence
Continued cybersecurity negligence will see more data breaches in 2023, according to cybersecurity and biometrics firm Daltrey.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from Exabeam
Today we are joined by Steve Moore who is the Chief Security Strategist at Exabeam.
Insurance for extra baggage has never been more vital
Digital baggage is every type of data - block, file and object – that is critical to our business. Every component needs to be portable, instantly accessible.
Twelve social media threats to watch for in 2023
There are so many social media platforms for us to choose from— and the same is true for cybercriminals looking to deploy their next attack.
A dangerous game of hide and seek
A recent report by Sophos shows that cybercrooks are hiding (or dwelling) in the networks of smaller businesses for much longer than their larger counterparts.
Web companies most likely to lose your data – report
“The digitalised era comes with plenty of pros, but lots of cons at the same time, with possible data leaking probably being the most dangerous one."
What to do if you’ve become a victim of a data breach
With so much of our lives now taking place online, our digital footprints are bigger than ever. This creates more opportunities for our private data to fall into the wrong hands.
Cyber resilience requires more than just cyber security
To protect themselves from ever-evolving cyber-attacks, it is critical for organisations of all sizes, from schools and hospitals to small business and critical national infrastructures, to stay ahead of the game by investing in quality security products.
Zimperium warns enterprises about new android spyware threat
This new mobile trojan is said to be capable of malicious actions including reading, writing and deleting files, recording sound, and setting new application permissions.
Exposed cloud data a $28 million cyber risk for the average company
The average company with data in the cloud faces $28 million in data-breach risk, according to a new report from Varonis.
Patient details could be compromised as large North Island GP network hit by a cyber attack
A large North Island GP network has been hit by a cyber attack, with patient details potentially compromised.
Optus notifies customers of cyberattack and potential data compromise
The company says that it immediately shut down the attack and is working with the Australian Cyber Security Centre to mitigate any further risks to customers.
Asia’s data privacy landscape is ‘coming of age’ – how can businesses cope?
Identity theft and online fraud are becoming more prevalent than ever. A recent IBM study revealed that stolen or compromised credentials were responsible for 19% of data breaches this year.
Palo Alto Networks adds new innovations to PrismaSASE
New innovations in PrismaSASE that enable customers to identify and remediate misconfigurations in SaaS apps using SSPM capabilities.
Aotearoa's new Privacy Commissioner shares focus moving forward
In early June 2022, Justice Minister Kris Faafoi announced the appointment of the new Privacy Commissioner.
Fortinet research reveals lack of enterprise security awareness in ANZ
New research from Fortinet has found that just over half of ANZ enterprises believe they have the right strategies and technologies in place to deal with cyber threats.
Consumers pay the price as data breach costs reach all-time high
"This report shows that the right strategies coupled with the right technologies can help make all the difference when businesses are attacked."
Secureworks CTU uncovers new information about DarkTortilla malware
Secureworks CTU researchers have found new information about the DarkTortilla malware, revealing more about its versatility and scope within the threat landscape.
Weak breach data disclosure laws for IP theft leaves vital Australian industries vulnerable
Infoblox has seen unprecedented levels of demand for cyber protection from companies outside of the Critical Infrastructure Act who have discovered security events and those who fear falling victim to IP theft.