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Company Bosses 'Lack Cyber Attack' Training More than two thirds of companies say their directors have no training in responding to cyber-attacks, according to a government survey. Of 105 businesses in the FTSE 350 questioned, one in 10 revealed they have no plan to...

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HACK BRIEF: HBO SHOWS AND A GAME OF THRONES SCRIPT LAND ONLINE THIS WEEKEND, THE same email landed in the inboxes of an untold number of entertainment journalists. “1.5 TB of HBO data just leaked!!!” screamed the subject header, while the email itself, addressed "to...

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Protect Your Family From Scammers this Tax Time. The Australian Tax Office (ATO) has seen a five-fold increase in scams in the first five months of this year and they expect that number to increase as we get closer to tax time. Scam activity tends to build up around...

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Occupational Violence and Aggression Worksafe - It's Never Ok. Worksafe have launched a new campaign, highlighting the very real issues that Victorian Healthcare workers are facing. Most healthcare workers want to help others when they're at their most vulnerable. But...

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Ever re-use your passwords? You’re a hacker’s dream

Ever re-use your passwords? You're a hacker's dream With so much of life lived online, it can be hard to remember passwords for every app and platform you're on, but re-using them is putting people at an ever-increasing risk of being hacked. The recent data breach of...

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Worker dies after 4.3m fall from ladder

Worker dies after 4.3m fall from ladder A man who fell 4.3m off a ladder at a construction site in Maidstone on Friday has died in hospital. It is understood the man, 53, was performing renovation work from a ladder near the edge of a mezzanine floor when he fell to...

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WannaCry decryption Tool

WannaCry Ransomware Decryption Tool Released If your PC has been infected by WannaCry – the ransomware that wreaked havoc across the world last Friday – you might be lucky to get your locked files back without paying the ransom of $300 to the cyber criminals. Adrien...

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Budget 2017: Government creates new cyber security office

Budget 2017: Government creates new Cyber Security Office The government will spend $10.7 million over four years to create a Cyber Security Advisory Office (CSAO). The CSAO will sit within the Digital Transformation Agency and “provide strengthened central governance...

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What to do if your Social Media is hacked.

What to do if your Social Media is hacked. Even if you’re embarrassed, it’s important to let people know that you’ve been hacked – and most importantly, set up your accounts and educate staff to avoid it happening again. If a business’s social media accounts are...

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ATO ‘vulnerable’ to external cyber attacks

ATO 'vulnerable' to external cyber attacks Two of Australia's biggest government agencies remain vulnerable to cyber attacks from outside sources despite attempts to improve security. An audit of the Australian Taxation Office and immigration and border protection...

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Brandis unveils new plan for Cyber Threats

Brandis unveils new plan for Cyber Threats The first stage of the federal government's $47 million cyber security plan has been unveiled in Brisbane. The Turnbull government's Joint Cyber Security Centre allows law enforcement agencies, government and industry to...

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Three words to set alarm bells off for every firm. The email from the boss looked kosher. He said a new supplier needed paying urgently - £50,000 to secure an important contract. He wanted it done as soon as possible because he was on holiday and didn't want to worry...

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Police arrest man potentially linked to Group threatening to wipe millions of iPhones. The British authority has reportedly arrested a 20-years-old young man – potentially one of the member of a cyber criminal gang 'Turkish Crime Family' who threatened Apple last week...

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Eight steps for better cyber security

Eight steps for better cyber security The Australian Signals Directorate is giving businesses eight steps they should take to help insure themselves against cyber attacks. Businesses are being urged to take eight simple steps to reduce the risk of cyber attacks. The...

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Banks link credit card fraud to Mariott Hotels

Banks link credit card fraud to Mariott Hotels Banks link credit card fraud to Marriott hotels A number of financial institutions have found fraud on customer credit and debit cards that were all recently used at Marriot hotels, says KrebsOnSecurity. The compromises...

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Jamie Oliver website hacked to serve up malware

Jamie Oliver website hacked to serve up malware Jamie Oliver website hacked to serve up malware The website of celebrity chef Jamie Oliver (jamieoliver[dot]com) has been compromised, redirecting visitors to a WordPress site that forces malware to run on visitors’...

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10 Things You Need To Know About ‘Wikileaks CIA Leak’

10 Things You Need To Know About 'Wikileaks CIA Leak' Yesterday WikiLeaks published thousands of documents revealing top CIA hacking secrets, including the agency's ability to break into iPhones, Android phones, smart TVs, and Microsoft, Mac and Linux operating...

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