Why Data Management Needs to be a Priority as Cybercrime Explodes | Tempemail

Working from home has become the new normal, and everyone is online, possibly with less secure connections than required. There has also been a huge uptake of cloud-based services in order to support a mobile workforce. This means that digital transformation has seen rapid growth, but it also means that Continue Reading

Hackers target NSW school online accounts in phishing campaign | Technology

New South Wales school online accounts were under attack from hackers on the same day the prime minister warned that businesses and government were being targeted by a state-based cyber actor. Guardian Australia was informed on Friday that the Microsoft Sharepoint platform used by NSW schools was being exploited as Continue Reading

Scott Morrison sends China a signal on cyber attack – but then fear turns into farce | Technology

It was a moment of farce just hours after a sombre-sounding Australian prime minister delivered the grim news that a wide range of the nation’s public and private sector organisations “are currently being targeted by a sophisticated state-based cyber actor”. What, journalists wanted to know, did Scott Morrison mean by Continue Reading

Australian cyber attack not ‘sophisticated’ – just a wake-up call for businesses, experts say | Technology

The “sophisticated state-based” cyber-attack Australian prime minister Scott Morrison has warned about is not particularly sophisticated, according to experts, but serves as a wake-up call for businesses to keep their systems patched and secure, and to remain alert. On Friday morning, Morrison announced Australian government agencies and businesses had been Continue Reading

Spiders, cockroaches and a bloody pig mask: eBay employees charged with cyberstalking | Technology

Six former senior eBay employees have been charged with waging an extensive campaign to terrorize and intimidate the editor and publisher of an online newsletter with threats and disturbing deliveries to their home, including live spiders and cockroaches, federal authorities said on Monday. Executives were upset about the newsletter’s coverage, Continue Reading

Huge rise in hacking attacks on home workers during lockdown | Technology

Hackers have launched a wave of cyber-attacks trying to exploit British people working from home, as the coronavirus lockdown forces people to use often unfamiliar computer systems. The proportion of attacks targeting home workers increased from 12% of malicious email traffic before the UK’s lockdown began in March to more Continue Reading

Verizon’s 2020 DBIR | Securelist- Tempemail

Verizon’s 2020 DBIR is out, you can download a copy or peruse their publication online. Kaspersky was a contributor once again, and we are happy to provide generalized incident data from our unique and objective research. We have contributed to this project and others like it for years now. This Continue Reading

Cyberthreats on lockdown | Securelist- Tempemail

Every year, our anti-malware research team releases a series of reports on various cyberthreats: financial malware, web attacks, exploits, etc. As we monitor the increase, or decrease, in the number of certain threats, we do not usually associate these changes with concurrent world events – unless these events have a Continue Reading

Cybercrime – Time to Focus on Prevention, Not Reaction | Tempemail

Sourced from IDG Connect In terms of risk versus reward, cybercrime is a highly lucrative industry. Research from Atlas VPN suggests that cyberattacks generate more than $1.5 trillion in revenue each year, and this figure is growing. This indicates that incidents of cybercrime are on the increase globally, and South Continue Reading