Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/the-my-health-record-story-no-politician-should-miss/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Australia’s digital health boosters may understand the potential medical benefits, but few seem to understand the potential risks. So let’s think about that Singapore health data breach.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/labor-wants-canberra-to-extend-my-health-record-opt-out-window/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The problem with My Health Record is a lack of public information, according to Labor.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-data-transfer-project-will-help-you-move-your-data-between-services/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Google, together with Microsoft, Twitter, and Facebook, is introducing the open-source Data Transfer Project, which will enable consumers to transfer their data directly from one service to … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/singhealth-sends-text-messages-to-patients-affected-by-data-breach/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Singapore healthcare group says it has sent out SMS messages to more than 700.000 patients impacted by the security breach, while warning of fake ones alleging patients’ … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/key-takeaways-from-singapore-healthcare-data-breach/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 No system is infallible and cybersecurity breaches are inevitable, but Singapore needs to do better in mitigating the risks and following through on its pledge to safeguard … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/singapore-suffers-most-serious-data-breach-affecting-1-5m-healthcare-patients-including-prime/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Government describes attack as “deliberate, targeted, well-planned” and assures no medical data has been tempered with, but security vendors warn compromised data may end up for sale … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/venmo-refuses-to-say-why-transactions-are-public-by-default/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 207 million transactions are public — and anyone can search them,
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/wearables-vs-proctors-test-taking-security-in-the-era-of-constant-connectivity/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Just as smartphones have changed everything, so too will wearables. One challenge will be securing test taking in a world where everything has an active connection.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/this-old-ransomware-has-been-revamped-as-bitcoin-stealing-malware/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Jigsaw appears to be back with new malicious intentions, with a simple-but-effective trick to go after crypto-currency.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/iot-hacker-builds-huawei-based-botnet-using-18000-devices-in-one-day/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 A hacker has taken only 24 hours to build a botnet which is at least 18,000-devices strong.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/local-sme-salsa-digital-awarded-govcms-contract/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Salsa Digital will be operating the whole-of-government content management system previously handled by global firm Acquia.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/uk-cybersecurity-agency-finds-new-low-risk-concerns-with-huaweis-security-centre/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 While finding several low-priority issues in its annual evaluation of Huawei’s Cyber Security Evaluation Centre, the UK’s NCSC overall found Huawei to be providing ‘unique, world-class cybersecurity … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/my-health-record-opt-out-debate-is-getting-silly-but-government-is-at-fault/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Neither government nor the medical lobbyists have noticed that they’ve lost the public’s trust when it comes to safeguarding data. They need to listen, and earn that … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/my-health-record-opt-outs-will-not-sink-system-turnbull/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says the government’s My Health Record won’t be sunk by large numbers of people opting out of the system.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/banking-malware-finds-new-life-spreading-data-stealing-trojan/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Mealybug hacking group is selling Emotet as a means for other gangs to deliver their attacks – for a profit.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/cisco-patches-critical-flaws-in-policy-suite/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 One of the worst security flaws permits attackers to act as root and execute arbitrary code.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/optus-picked-for-nsw-government-telco-panel/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Optus will provide fixed and mobile voice, data, and internet for the next five years to the NSW government.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/this-remote-small-town-is-the-epicentre-of-cybercrime-in-india/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Unemployed youth in Jamtara in the state of Jharkhand have hoodwinked millions of Indians across the length and breadth of the country.
Full Article : ZDNet – Linux – https://www.zdnet.com/article/how-to-add-linux-to-your-chromebook/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 With a sufficiently advanced Chromebook, you can now install and run Linux natively on it.
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/artificial-intelligence/25-top-ai-startups.html These leading AI startups are among the dominant players, companies shipping product or close to it, and those that have raised significant venture money.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/password-stealing-eavesdropping-malware-targets-ukrainian-government/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Vermin RAT is custom-built, receives updates and is part of a campaign targeting a large number of targets.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/us-voter-data-exposed-by-robocall-firm/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Each record contains a voter’s name, address, and “calculated” political affiliation.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/fs-isac-singapore-to-collaborate-on-cybersecurity-initiatives/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center and Cybersecurity Agency of Singapore will conduct joint exercises and share insights during the three-year partnership agreement.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/ato-removes-bug-preventing-use-of-website-with-security-measures-in-place/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The ATO said it has removed a ‘bug’ that was preventing full use of ato.gov.au when some adblockers, firewalls, and anti-virus security measures were in place.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – https://www.zdnet.com/article/mastercard-to-link-crypto-to-fiat-currency-with-new-patent/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Mastercard has patented a method and system for the ‘linkage of blockchain-based assets to fiat currency accounts’.