Security attack stories
Varonis uncovers two new Windows vulnerabilities
Users don’t have to use Internet Explorer for its legacy to have left you vulnerable to LogCrusher and OverLog.
More elusive and persistent - Kaspersky researchers uncover the third known firmware bootkit
Kaspersky discovers third case of firmware bootkit, MoonBounce, attributed to APT41 with sophisticated attack flow.
Businesses unprepared for bot attacks, despite awareness
Many businesses are aware of the threat of bot attacks, but believe they have the problem under control and are not adequately prepared for the level of risk.
Businesses in the dark: Disconnect in cybersecurity culture and cyber resilience
Australian organisations lag behind their Asia-Pacific counterparts in terms of familiarity with cyber resilience, according to research from McAfee.
Proof of concept cloud TLS hack: the silent hypervisor flaw
Third parties could eavesdrop on cloud communications encrypted with TLS, which can be almost undetectable by most people.
Majority of Aussie organisations have been breached in the past year
63 percent of Australian organisations have experienced at least one security breach or incident in the past year, according to a report by CompTIA.
Banking customers won't stand for subpar security, study finds
Over half of online banking customers would avoid a provider that has recently experienced a security incident, according to a survey by Kaspersky Lab.
Ransomware masquerades as FBI, Android users in the crossfire
Thousands of Android users have been targeted by a ransomware that demands users to pay $500 to restore access to their smartphone, says Bitdefender.
Retail sector vulnerable to threats, Intel Security seeks solution
In order to provide better retail kiosk security options, Intel Security is collaborating with Kiosk Information Systems.
Cisco unleashes extended security offerings
Cisco has added to its security offerings and services with three significant expansions.
The biggest social media security threats of 2015
Bitdefender, security software solutions provider, has released its social media security threat predictions for 2015.
Cisco NZ: Malware by any other name...
John-Paul Sikking, Cisco NZ security specialist, takes a look at the attack continuum.