How Australia is Fighting Cyber Crime – October 11, 2017 PREVENTION: there will be penalty for states which break international norms in cyberspace and it is ready to take ‘military action’ to combat malicious cyber attacks PREVENTION: Australia already engages in cyber policy and cybersecurity meetings with countries like China, Canada, Indonesia, India, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, United Kingdom, […]

Report: Power Supply Interruption Biggest Cyber-Attack Concern

Infosecurity Magazine – October 6, 2017 ROOT CAUSE: many utilities features control systems that work on old or vulnerable operating systems… without sufficient processing power to run effective virus scans… a lack of encryption … limited or no security for end points such as programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and intelligent end devices (IEDs) IMPACT: 63% of […]

Millions of Instagram users may have been affected by latest hack attack, social media giant warns

The Independent — September 2, 2017 ROOT CAUSE: a bug on Instagram that could be used to access some people’s email address and phone number even if they were not public FOLLOW UP: We quickly fixed the bug, and have been working with law enforcement on the matter. AFFECTED: potentially several million accounts… including A-list […]