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  • Bot attacks costing companies $2M per breach

    About 90 per cent of credential abuse attacks are delivered from within Australia through local ISP networks, according to a report.

    Written by CIO Staff16 April 19 14:57
  • Data breaches on the rise as attacks get more complex

    There were 1361 confirmed data breaches reported worldwide in the first calendar quarter of 2014, up 119 per cent on the 621 breaches during the same period last year, according to Verizon.

    Written by Hamish Barwick22 April 14 13:15
  • UPDATED: ABC confirms TV program website hack

    The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) has confirmed that a website related to the 2010 TV program Making Australia Happy was breached with 49,500 usernames and hashed versions of passwords leaked.

    Written by Hamish Barwick27 Feb. 13 16:57
  • UNSW targeted by hackers

    The University of NSW (UNSW) has confirmed that it was subjected to a number of intrusion attacks against its servers by unidentified hackers during December 2012 and January 2013.

    Written by Hamish Barwick21 Jan. 13 16:14