Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/business-email-scam-nets-hackers-millions-of-dollars-from-fortune-500/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 IBM has uncovered sophisticated campaigns which are successfully targeting Fortune 500 companies.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/dutton-says-facial-recognition-in-lieu-of-passports-very-close-to-reality/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The country’s newly crowned Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton has said facial recognition at airports in Australia is merely a few ‘technology generations’ away from being … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/cyber-attackers-are-cashing-in-on-cryptocurrency-mining-but-heres-why-theyre-avoiding-bitcoin/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Cryptocurrency mining malware has emerged as a key methof of criminal hackers making money – so why aren’t they targeting the most valuable blockchain-based currency of them … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/flight-simulator-dev-sorry-for-installing-password-stealing-tool-on-your-pc/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Developer embeds Chrome password dump tool in official installer to combat pirates.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/tesla-systems-used-by-hackers-to-mine-cryptocurrency/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Researchers have discovered that Tesla’s AWS cloud systems were compromised for the purpose of cryptojacking.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/coldroot-nasty-mac-trojan-went-undetected-for-years/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The malware can remotely steal passwords by logging everything a user types, and more.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/australia-needs-more-cyber-in-the-middle/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Government cybersecurity programs usually aim to help big, critical enterprises directly, or improve the cyber awareness of families and consumers. What about all the small and medium … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/is-payid-look-up-no-more-a-breach-of-privacy-than-a-phonebook/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Being able to find someone’s name and mobile number through the New Payments Platform PayID system shouldn’t be used as a function creep, but it is, and … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/australia-re-enters-information-and-privacy-commissioner-limbo/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 A little over a year after being permanently appointed, Information Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim is set to retire on March 24.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/bogus-linux-vulnerability-gets-publicity/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 No, there’s not a new security hole that gives attackers complete control over Linux servers. But, if you use a poor password, yes, you can still get … Read more
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/applications/slideshows/big-data-mining-9-user-tips.html Following best practices can help enterprises ensure that their data mining efforts are leading to valid — and valuable — insights.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/meltdown-spectre-now-the-class-action-suits-against-intel-are-starting-to-mount-up/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Intel faces 32 class action lawsuits over its processor flaws and says more may be in the pipeline.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/chilling-effect-lawsuits-threaten-security-research-need-it-most/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Security researchers and reporters have something in common: both hold the powerful accountable. But doing so has painted a target on their backs — and looming threats … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/government-agrees-to-up-medicare-card-privacy-and-security-controls/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Scrapping PKI certificates in favour of PRODA is one of 14 recommendations the Australian government has accepted following a review into health providers’ access to Medicare card … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/us-special-counsel-indicts-13-members-of-russias-election-meddling-troll-farm/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office said Friday that a grand jury has indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities accused of election meddling.
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/big-data/how-to-select-a-big-data-application.html Choosing big data software is a complicated process that requires a careful evaluation of your goals and the solutions available from vendors.
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/mobile-wireless/will-iphone-problems-end-apples-winning-streak.html Grappling with challenges, Apple could release a revamped iPhone X and entice the enterprise with offerings around integration, security, cloud services and A.I.
Full Article : ZDNet – Linux – http://www.zdnet.com/article/better-know-a-blogger-sjvn-on-linux-microsoft-space-roadsters-and-more/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 In the latest installment of our ongoing Better Know a Blogger series, we talk to ZDNet’s Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols. We’ll take a deep dive into what makes … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/windows-10-security-google-exposes-how-malicious-sites-can-exploit-microsoft-edge/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Microsoft misses Google’s 90-day deadline, so Google has published details of an exploit mitigation bypass.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/meltdown-spectre-flaws-weve-found-new-attack-variants-say-researchers/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Intel and AMD may need to revisit their microcode fixes for Meltdown and Spectre.
Full Article : Datamation – https://www.datamation.com/events/getting-started-with-artificial-intelligence.html We hear so much about the nearly magical power of Artificial Intelligence, how it can so greatly boost business competitiveness. But how can a business get started with AI?
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/cybersecurity-startup-penten-scores-au1-3m-from-defence-for-cryptography/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The million-dollar contract is for the development of a cryptography solution for the Australian Defence Force.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/australia-also-points-finger-at-russia-for-notpetya/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The Australian government has joined the United Kingdom and the United States in blaming the Kremlin for NotPetya attacks.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/box-intros-new-services-to-help-customers-prepare-for-gdpr-requirements/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 GDPR requires companies to protect EU citizens’ personal information and know where data flows at any time.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/this-lucrative-ransomware-campaign-infiltrates-vulnerable-systems-and-secretly-surveys-networks-to/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 SamSam ransomware moves laterally across networks after compromising internet-facing systems, and is making its hands-on operators hundreds of thousands of dollars.