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ASD updates Essential Eight, strengthens phishing-resistant MFA requirements
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The Australian Signals Directorate has revised the Essential Eight Maturity Model, lowering the bar for organisations and amplifying phishing-resistant multi-factor authentication requirements to fortify cyber breach prevention.
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SentinelLabs exposes FBot malware targeting cloud, payment services
Mon, 15th Jan 2024
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SentinelLabs details FBot, a distinct Python-based malware tool, focused on cloud and payment services. Unlike peers, FBot doesn't use Androxgh0st code.
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Aussie IT firm warns of high cybercrime risk during festive season
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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Aussie IT firm CMTG warns of potential cybercrime increase during Christmas season due to rising online shopping habits.
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PayPal crowned best employer in Singapore in recent study
Mon, 11th Dec 2023
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PayPal has been rated as the best employer in Singapore according to a recent study by language learning platform, Preply.
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Australians face 'awkward tax' due to reluctance in asking for repayments
Fri, 8th Dec 2023
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Aussies losing out financially during festive season due to 'awkward tax', an unwillingness to ask for owed money.
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Ground Control Data introduces AI tool Mevo to revolutionise media buying
Mon, 13th Nov 2023
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Ground Control Data introduces Mevo, a novel AI planning tool set to revolutionise the media buying process in Australia and New Zealand.
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API tech could boost AI growth to $5.4 trillion by 2027
Thu, 26th Oct 2023
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New research explores the massive impact of APIs on the economy, including the rise – and rising cost – of API-related security attacks.
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Securing festive shopping: Tips to avoid online scams and protect personal data
Tue, 24th Oct 2023
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As online festive shopping skyrockets, concerns about personal cyber security have deepened. Avoid becoming a victim of scams with these top tips.
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MYOB, PayPal integration boosts cashflow with digital payments
Tue, 20th Jun 2023
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MYOB customers who send invoices with the business management platform can now receive payments made via PayPal and PayPal Pay in 4.
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PPRO appoints Motie Bring as Chief Commercial Officer
Thu, 6th Apr 2023
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Motie Bring has been appointed as Chief Commercial Officer at PPRO, a leading digital payments infrastructure company, to drive its next stage of growth.
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New phishing method leveraging iCloud, PayPal, Google Docs
Tue, 28th Mar 2023
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Phishing attacks are evolving as hackers use legitimate services like PayPal and Google Docs to infiltrate inboxes, warns Avanan.
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Aussie shopping habits may leave online buyers at risk
Thu, 22nd Dec 2022
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Online shopping used to mean sitting at the computer, however Australians are now shopping anytime, anywhere, and are at risk of distraction.
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Akamai research finds PayPal security measures utilised in new phishing scam
Mon, 18th Jul 2022
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New research from Akamai has found that a new threat actor is parasitising benign WordPress sites to execute an extensive PayPal phishing scam.
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Code Climate appoints Marcy Campbell as Code Climate board of directors
Fri, 15th Jul 2022
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Boomi CRO Marcy Campbell joins Code Climate's board, bringing 30+ yrs of experience in global sales and leadership roles.
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Zonos appoints Tyson Hackwood as APAC general manager
Fri, 8th Jul 2022
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Tyson Hackwood joins Zonos as APAC GM to scale cross-border tech amid growing demand from brands seeking international sales.
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The fintech fraud epidemic: Banks aren’t getting worse, fraudsters are just getting better
Fri, 4th Mar 2022
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Fintech fraud is on the rise, exacerbated by the global pandemic. Traditional fraud prevention methods are no longer effective.
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PayPal deepens partnership with Google Cloud to support growth
Wed, 19th May 2021
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Google Cloud and PayPal are deepening their relationship to further accelerate PayPal's digital transformation and evolving customer needs.
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Microsoft, Facebook and PayPal most impersonated brands during phishing attacks
Thu, 11th Feb 2021
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Microsoft has maintained its position as the brand most often found in phishing emails, followed by Facebook and PayPal.
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PPRO accelerates growth in APAC with new addition to leadership team
Thu, 28th Nov 2019
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PPRO appoints new global head of payment networks, Kelvin Phua, to strengthen its acquisition and management of Asia Pacific's local payment methods.
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PayPal phishing scam uses 'safety' features to trick people
Fri, 26th Jul 2019
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These scams use safety features to steal victims’ confidential data, and are ‘brandjacking’ trusted names in the industry to conduct their attacks.
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Melbourne-headquartered ISV startup secures $US5.5 million in Series A funding round
Tue, 24th Apr 2018
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Bluedot innovation, a location services company, says the funding will allow them to double their headcount in Melbourne and San Francisco.
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PayPal teams up with WooCommerce and Xero to deliver online business toolkit
Tue, 2nd May 2017
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Business in a Box gives small businesses tools to design and manage an online store, accept payments, and get an overview of the business’ cash flow.
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Phishing scammers target PayPal in very well crafted attack, Proofpoint finds
Tue, 7th Feb 2017
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Scammers are finding increasingly cunning ways to capitalise on the reach and popularity of the world’s global brands. This time PayPal is the target.
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Aussie businesses & consumers at odds about mobile payment tech
Wed, 21st Sep 2016
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Australian businesses aren't matching customer expectations when it comes to mobile transactions, a new study from PayPal Australia has found.