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  • Fear and hacking on the bug bounty trail

    It could be a scene from almost any city start-up office on a Friday afternoon, except the workers here have been flown in from five continents, and will eat tonight at Sydney’s most expensive restaurants before wandering back to their beds at the five star Westin hotel over the road.

    Written by George Nott13 Nov. 18 10:57
  • Hackers steal Joint Strike Fighter plans during cyber attack

    ​A hacker stole non-classified information about Australia's Joint Strike Fighter programme and other military hardware last year after breaching the network of a defence contractor, the defence industry minister said on Thursday.

    Written by Reuters12 Oct. 17 12:23
  • All 3 billion Yahoo accounts were hacked in 2013

    Yahoo on Tuesday said that all 3 billion of its accounts were hacked in a 2013 data theft, tripling its earlier estimate of the size of the largest breach in history, which already had spawned a nationwide lawsuit.

    Written by Reuters04 Oct. 17 09:43
  • Spotting a fake CEO: 4 ways to evade a whaling attack

    ​The global rise of whaling attacks hasn't failed to affect Australian companies, with losses from local attacks ranging from $5000 to $400,000, according to cases revealed to email security firm, Mimecast.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner02 May 16 14:43
  • No surprise here: Adobe's Flash is a hacker's favorite target

    Adobe Systems' Flash plugin gets no love from anyone in the security field these days. A new study released Monday shows just how much Flash is favored by cybercriminals to sneak their malware onto computers.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk09 Nov. 15 15:00
  • ​David Jones’ website hacked

    David Jones is the second retailer to announce a security breach in as many days, admitting on Friday that a third party exploited a vulnerability in its website to extract information about some customers.

    Written by Byron Connolly02 Oct. 15 14:09
  • ISIS apparently hacks US Central Command Twitter account

    The US Central Command Twitter account was hacked or at least defaced today apparently by ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria), posting tweets that threaten families of US soldiers and claiming to have hacked into military PCs.

    Written by Tim Greene13 Jan. 15 07:04
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