They’ve been a focus of attention for IT security teams for years, yet the threats posed by phishing campaigns are showing no sign of easing. Phishing remains a popular tactic for cybercriminals for one simple reason: it works. If a staff member can be tricked into clicking on a link or opening an email attachment containing malicious code, the result can be open access to their organisation’s entire IT infrastructure.
Privacy awareness and concern is increasing amongst Australian SMBs in the wake of Optus and Medibank attacks, but action is too low. One in four local small businesses would fail to survive the financial or reputational damage of a privacy breach. One in four do not understand what is expected of their business as part of recent Privacy Act changes.
Of all the cybersecurity challenges facing organisations today, one of the most pervasive is ransomware attacks.
Intelligence company Recorded Future today released the findings of its latest deepfakes research. Titled “I Have No Mouth, And I Must Do Crime”, the report looks at how the spread of deepfake technologies, specifically through advancements in AI-based voice cloning, is pushing scams to a new level.
As the range of cloud services on offer grows, one might expect a corresponding increase in vulnerabilities – but for Microsoft, one cloud service experienced a disproportionately high number compared to others, writes James Maude, Lead Cyber Security Researcher, BeyondTrust.
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Two-thirds of Australian manufacturers believe their environment is too difficult to defend. 87% admit manufacturing functions are running on outdated and unsupported legacy operating systems.
AUSTRALIA, April 19, 2023 — LexisNexis® Risk Solutions published a white paper produced by Aite-Novarica exploring the challenges in addressing sophisticated fraud threats following increased digital adoption and consumers’ high expectations for online transactions.