Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/privacy-commissioner-to-look-at-facebook-compliance-in-australia/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Australia’s Information and Privacy Commissioner is ‘making inquiries’ to clarify if any personal information of Australians was involved in Cambridge Analytica’s misuse of Facebook user data.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/blackberry-teams-with-microsoft-to-secure-office-apps-on-mobile-devices/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 BlackBerry Enterprise Bridge lets shared customers use Microsoft mobile apps within the BlackBerry Dynamics container software.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/graykey-box-promises-to-unlock-iphones-for-police/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 This palm-sized box can break your iPhone’s password, giving police full access to a device’s file system — messages, photos, call logs, browsing history, keychain and user … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/national-lottery-10-million-players-told-to-change-passwords-as-attackers-hit-online-accounts/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Unauthorised access to accounts — gained through ‘credential stuffing’ attacks — was discovered during security monitoring, says parent company Camelot.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/cryptographic-crumpling-the-encryption-middle-ground-solution-for-government-surveillance/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Researchers believe a new encryption technique may be key to maintaining a balance between user privacy and government demands.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/unisys-pockets-au90m-in-border-biometrics-and-defence-it-support/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The system will match those who enter Australia against a watch list of people of interest.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/the-sad-old-but-true-joke-of-iot-security/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 A new issues paper from ASPI highlights the risks to Australia’s critical infrastructure, but suggests that regulation and new government structures may not be ready to face … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/how-cambridge-analytica-used-your-facebook-data-to-help-elect-trump/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The Russian-linked Cambridge Analytica scammed 50 million US Facebook users for their data. The right-wing, voter-profiling company then used their information to target Americans with personalized anti-Clinton … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/facebook-suspends-analytics-firm-that-helped-trump-campaign/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 A data analytics firm used by Donald Trump’s campaign during the 2016 presidential election collected data on millions of Facebook accounts to predict how people will vote … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/singapore-industry-needs-stronger-codes-of-conduct-as-consumer-data-gains-value/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 As businesses capture more information about customers, consumers need to be more informed about such practices and industry guidelines and codes of conduct must evolve to ensure … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/adrian-lamo-hacker-dies/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The coroner confirmed Lamo’s death, but the circumstances of his passing are not yet known.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/hackers-are-using-a-flash-flaw-in-fake-document-in-this-new-spying-campaign/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The payload is delivered via phishing emails about a real defence conference – but nothing happens until the target scrolls down to the third page…
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/pinkkite-point-of-sale-malware-spotted-in-the-wild/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The point-of-sale malware may be small, but it packs a punch.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/oaic-received-31-notifications-in-the-first-three-weeks-of-data-breach-scheme/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The OAIC has revealed to ZDNet it has received 31 notifications since the Notifiable Data Breaches scheme came into effect last month.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/scammers-tricked-google-into-posting-amazon-scam-ads/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 At the top of search results for “Amazon” was a bad ad, trying to tricking users into falling for a tech support scam.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/phantom-secure-criminals-indicted-in-global-joint-law-enforcement-smash/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The law enforcement collective comprising Australian, US, and Canadian authorities has announced ‘smashing’ the criminal enterprise allegedly servicing the organised crime market with secure, encrypted communications.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/meet-the-scarlett-johansson-postgresql-malware-attack/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 An image of the popular actress is being used as a malware attack vector on the open-source DBMS PostgreSQL.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/intel-spectre-proof-cpus-will-ship-in-second-half-of-2018/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Now that Intel has shipped firmware updates for all the processors it has released over the last five years to patch the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities, Intel … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/google-announces-new-security-features-partnerships-for-chrome-enterprise/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Aiming to make Chrome Enterprise “the most secure endpoint solution for businesses in the cloud,” Google rolls out more partners like Citrix XenMobile and Zoho.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/us-drops-sanctions-on-russia-over-notpetya-cyberattack-election-meddling/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 The FBI also warned of Russian government actors targeting the energy grid and other critical infrastructure.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/iot-security-warning-cyber-attacks-on-medical-devices-could-put-patients-at-risk/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 More collaboration is needed in order to ensure internet connected medical devices can’t cause harm to patients, says research.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/google-android-security-report-2017-we-read-it-so-you-dont-have-to-and-here-are-the-takeaways/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Google wants you to know that it’s really progressing well on Android security. Here’s a look at the key lessons learned, but save the rather futile debate … Read more
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/cyber-crooks-find-a-new-way-to-share-malware-and-scams/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Cybercrime as a service takes another step forward.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/cybercriminals-spotted-hiding-cryptocurrency-mining-malware-in-forked-projects-on-github/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Those behind the campaign are specially tailoring the Monero crypto-jacking malware to use a limited amount of CPU power in order to evade infections being detected.
Full Article : ZDNet – Security – http://www.zdnet.com/article/linus-torvalds-slams-cts-labs-over-amd-vulnerability-report/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Linux’s creator said he thinks CTS Labs’ AMD chip security report “looks more like stock manipulation than a security advisory” and questions an industry.