ZDNet Security

​Spammers put on notice by the ACMA after SMS pests fined AU$50k

ZDNet Security - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 9:56pm
Online marketplace Service Seeking has been fined AU$50,400 for spamming, while the ATO is looking for a third party to help it with a nationwide email campaign.
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​ACCC on keeping the data 'genie' in check for Australian consumers

ZDNet Security - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 8:54pm
ACCC chairman believes the new Consumer Data Right will enable consumers to benefit from the data businesses already hold.
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Containers or virtual machines: ​Which is more secure? The answer will surprise you

ZDNet Security - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 5:05pm
IBM Research has created a new way to measure software security, Horizontal Attack Profile, and it's found a properly secured container can be almost as secure as a virtual machine.
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Justice Dept. indicts 12 Russian spies over 2016 DNC hack

ZDNet Security - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 12:06pm
The 12 indictments were sought by US special counsel Robert Mueller.
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SmartFrame aims to replace jpegs to help companies protect and monetize images

ZDNet Security - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 9:01am
SmartFrame Technologies Ltd has launched a system for publishing and monetizing images while making them harder to steal than standard jpegs. Some photographers are already using the system but it could have wider appeal for advertising, marketing and corporate use.
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Ukraine blocks VPNFilter attack against core country water system

ZDNet Security - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 7:41am
Russia has been blamed for the cyberattack.
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ASD corporate plan leads with people and culture

ZDNet Security - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 1:16am
The Australian Signals Directorate hopes its 'broader cultural change program' will make the agency 'the type of organisation that people aspire to join'.
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Your 2018 guide to cyber insurance is here

ZDNet Security - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 9:31am
CISOs need every risk mitigation technique they can get, and cyber insurance is a great tool to mitigate and transfer cyber risk but there are some key pain points they should know about.
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Hackers are selling backdoors into PCs for just $10

ZDNet Security - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 9:19am
"This is definitely not something you want to discover on a Russian underground RDP shop," warn researchers.
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IBM: A data breach will now cost your organization $3.86 million, if you're lucky

ZDNet Security - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 8:30am
There are hidden costs over time which make the bill far larger than you may expect.
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Russia: We want volunteers to help us censor the internet

ZDNet Security - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 7:35am
Russia's interior minister says he wants citizens to scour the internet for banned material.
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Google: Chrome now protects you from Spectre password-stealing attacks

ZDNet Security - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 6:48am
Chrome 67 for Mac, Windows has just added extra defences against Spectre-style data-stealing attacks.
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Another hack rocks cryptocurrency trading: Bancor loses $13.5 million

ZDNet Security - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 5:54am
The alleged hack has raised questions over the validity of the start-up's "decentralized" system.
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ASD restructure: Trouble at t' cyber mill?

ZDNet Security - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 2:47am
Differing views within the recently restructured Australian Signals Directorate, described in one media report as an 'internal brawl' and 'internal frictions', could highlight a deeper, more challenging division.
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Cisco Start launches for SMBs in Australia

ZDNet Security - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 1:17am
Cisco is leveraging its Webex portfolio and acquisitions of Meraki, BroadSoft, and OpenDNS to launch in the Australian and New Zealand SMB sector, Cisco ANZ vice president Ken Boal has told ZDNet.
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Timehop reveals July 4 breach included gender, country, and DOB info

ZDNet Security - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 1:04am
The company says it is working out how to deal with its GDPR obligations.
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​The return of Spectre

ZDNet Security - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 2:48pm
Two new ways to assault computers using Spectre-style attacks have been discovered. These can be used against any operating system running on AMD, ARM, and Intel processors.
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Android security: Password-stealing malware sneaks in Google Play store in bogus apps

ZDNet Security - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 9:58am
At least ten apps were found to be delivering banking trojan malware to victims.
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IronKey D300 hardware-encrypted USB flash drive

ZDNet Security - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 6:52am
When it comes to portable and durable data security, IronKey is a trusted name, and if you want a USB flash drive that will securely and safely store your data, the D300 is worth taking a look at.
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IronKey D300: Ultra durable USB flash drive with built-in encryption

ZDNet Security - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 6:52am
When it comes to portable and durable data security, IronKey is a trusted name, and if you want a USB flash drive that will securely and safely store your data, the D300 is worth taking a look at.
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